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Bricklaying at Andover College

Construction Skills – Bricklaying Foundation Programme – T Level


Level 1



Type of study

School Leavers




1 Year

In our Technology and Future Skills Centre you will learn how to carry out basic brick and block laying skills and construct straightforward brick/block walls. You will also learn how to lay paving slabs, block paving, gravel paths as well as mixing concrete.

GCSEs at grade 3 including Maths and English.


You will need to have an interest in construction and be able to cope with the physical requirements of working in this industry. The course is designed to prepare you for a career in construction so you will need to show you are a good team player and be flexible to carry out other duties when required. 

  • Health, safety and welfare in construction and associated industries 
  • Introduction to Construction  
  • Setting out and laying Paths/patio (gravel, slabs & block paving) 
  • Mixing materials 
  • Construct block walling 
  • Construct brick walling 
  • Construct cavity walling 


Coursework and final assessment. 


Progression to Level 2 Diploma, T Levels or employment in industry.




Our £3.9 million Technology & Future Skills Centre opened in September 2016. The modern two storey building provides the best teaching and workshop space for our Bricklaying, Motor Vehicle and Electrical and Carpentry courses.