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Bricklaying Training Course 5 Days or Over 2 Weekends

Course 21-25th August reduced to £250 or £300 with the level 2 BTEC UNIT

L2 BTEC First in Exploring Brickwork And Blockwork Principles and Techniques

(Recognised certificate) 

Standard Price  £325 Mon-Fri or Weekends £300


Trade-Ability Bricklaying Mon-Fri £275 or Weekends £250


A £125 Deposit is required to secure a place on a course, which can be paid by Cheque or Bank Transfer.

Trade-Ability has developed a training program that will take you through all the basic principles of laying bricks professionally and give you the acumen to build the correct structure. By the end of this course you will be able to stand back and proudly admire your handy work. You will gain all the theoretical and practical knowledge in order for you to build walls with confidence

Course Objectives

Course availability:
    Course                 Date                              Spaces  
    Mon-Fri 21st-25th August 2
    Mon-Fri 18th-22nd September 3
    Weekends 23/24th & 30th Sept/1st Oct 4
    Mon-Fri 16th-20th October 6
    Mon-Fri 13th-17th November 2
    Weekends 25/26th Nov & 2/3rd December 6
    Mon-Fri 11th-15th December 6
    Mon-Fri 29th January-2nd February 6
    Mon-Fri 26th February-2nd March 6
    Mon-Fri 26th -30th March 6
    Mon-Fri 7th-11th May 6
    Mon-Fri 4th-8th June 6
      2018 weekend course dates to follow  

Have an understanding of:

•How to calculate the number of bricks needed per square metre of wall surface. 

•What equipment is required and how to use it. 

•The correct use of ties in cavity walling, pillars and piers 

•Stretcher Bond, American Common Bond, Flemish Bond, English Garden Wall Bond 

•Cut bricks correctly (Queen closers, Half bat, Quarter bat)

•Structural footings and foundations. 

Be able to: 

•Build a return wall with cavity, DPC, wall ties, window, lintel and Soldier course. 

•Construct a 9 inch Garden wall with decorative face work 

•Point face work 

•Build a Radius and Arch in brickwork

A comprehensive set of handouts are issued on all aspects of the course and can be used as a step by step guide when you start work on your own. 

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