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Introduction to Bricklaying

Key Facts

Level: Beginners upwards

Tutor: Gerry Davies

Course dates:

  • 25th January to 22nd March  (no class on 22nd February)
  • 3rd May to 28th June (no class on 31st May)

Length of course: 8 weeks

Study mode: Wednesday evenings, 6:00 – 8:30pm

Venue: Hereford Campus, Folly Lane, Hereford, HR1 1LS

Course Content

This course is intended to give you the basic skills in the use of brickwork materials and tools so that you are able to complete basic home repairs. The course will cover:

  •  Mixing mortars by hand and machine
  • Bricklaying techniques
  • Jointing and pointing
  • Half brick walls
  • Brick piers
  • One brick thick walls
  • Block walls
  • Cavity walls

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements although an interest or a project in mind for you to use your new-found skills would be helpful to get the most from this hands-on course.

Materials Required

  • Suitable toe protective boots
  • Overalls or Old Clothes

Course Costs

Tuition Fee: £295 (this includes a charge for materials of £90.00)

Additional materials fee: N/A

NB These fees may be subject to change