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Level 1

OCN L1 Dip Bricklaying


The Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying is a great place for you to start if you want to study a practical, hands-on course and would like to pursue a trade working with bricks and mortar. The course is a great introduction to the construction sector and has a specific focus on bricklaying.

We have a spacious and equipped workshop for you to learn how to complete blocklaying, bricklaying and cavity walling activities. You will learn how to use the tools and materials, allowing you to develop your skills in building straight brick walls, return internal and external corners and junctions.

The course has a practical focus and is complemented with theoretical information, which includes learning how to interpret drawings and specifications, calculate area and linear measurements, and ensuring you meet health and safety requirements.


If you are 16-19 you can join our full time provision.

Adult learners 19+ can join our part time provision which is delivered 2 evenings a week


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


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