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T-Level in Onsite Construction (Bricklaying)

  • Course Type: T Level

What can this course lead to?

Upon successful completion of the T Level Onsite Construction – Bricklaying program, you will be well-prepared for various career opportunities in the construction industry, including:

  • Bricklayer: Begin a career as a skilled bricklayer, working on a wide range of construction projects.
  • Site Supervisor: Advance into supervisory roles overseeing bricklaying teams and construction sites.
  • Construction Project Manager: Pursue a career in project management, overseeing entire construction projects.
  • Sustainability Consultant: Specialise in sustainable construction practices and advise on environmentally friendly building methods.
  • Further Education: Opt to continue your education with higher level advanced courses or specialisation in construction-related fields.

Who is it for?

The T Level Onsite Construction – Bricklaying pathway at Inspire Education Group is designed to provide students with comprehensive training in the art and science of bricklaying, equipping them with the skills necessary for a successful career in the construction industry.

This two-year course focuses on the practical aspects of brickwork, safety procedures, and the principles of construction. If you are not quite ready for a T level then a transition programme could be for you, giving you the chance to improve your maths and English (and any other subjects that you need to improve) to move on to a T level the following year.

What is covered?

Course Objectives:

  • Bricklaying Techniques: Develop proficiency in the techniques of bricklaying, including mortar mixing, brick cutting, and wall construction.
  • Health and Safety: Emphasise safety practices and regulations in construction environments to ensure a secure working environment.
  • Structural Understanding: Gain knowledge of the structural principles and calculations necessary for effective bricklaying.
  • Sustainable Building: Explore eco-friendly bricklaying practices, emphasizing energy efficiency and environmentally conscious construction.
  • Teamwork and Communication: Develop teamwork and communication skills essential for collaboration on construction sites.
  • Project Management: Learn project management basics, including planning, scheduling, and cost estimation.

Course Content :

  • Introduction to Bricklaying: Cover the fundamentals of bricklaying, including materials, tools, and safety protocols.
  • Bricklaying Techniques: Explore various bricklaying techniques, from basic brickwork to more advanced patterns and designs.
  • Structural Principles: Understand the principles of load-bearing walls and architectural features.
  • Safety in Construction: Focus on safety measures and regulations in construction, including the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Sustainable Building: Learn about sustainable construction materials and practices, including energy-efficient insulation and environmentally friendly brick choices.
  • Teamwork and Communication: Develop teamwork, leadership, and communication skills through group projects and site work.
  • Project Management: Study the basics of project planning, scheduling, and budgeting in the context of bricklaying projects.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

4 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above, including English language and maths or Functional Skills in both English and Maths at Level 2.

Students who have completed a Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying will be considered for this T-Level if they have achieved Maths and English to Grade 4/C.

You must demonstrate a minimum of 90% attendance at your last place of work or study.

If you don’t meet these requirements but want to start on your chosen career path, entry requirements for Foundation Programmes are slightly lower. You will need a minimum Grade 3 in English (language) and a Grade 4 in maths, plus two other GCSEs at grade 3 or above.If you don’t meet these foundation entry requirements, there are no formal entry requirements for the Level 1 Bricklaying Course.

We will review each application case-by-case to ensure you get a place on the most suitable course.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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