Reading, RG1 4HJ
New and returning learners:
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Explore an introduction to the skills needed for a successful career in the construction industry.
Learn basic brickwork skills, improve DIY skills and get an introduction to the skills needed for the construction industry with our Brickwork for beginners course.
Please note that this course does not run during the half term/ end of term breaks.
What I'll learn
You will gain a variety of skills to assist with home projects: setting out and building basic garden walls, brick piers, and building using blocks. You will learn a variety of brickwork joints and how to point up and finish your brickwork.
How I'll learn
You will be taught in our fully equipped workshops by experienced staff.
All you need is an interest in the skills area and work boots or sturdy shoes, suitable for working in the workshops.
No previous experience is required.
How to Apply
You can apply for this programme online. Click on APPLY NOW and follow the steps below:
- Register for our online service and verify your account
- Log in to our website and click APPLY NOW on your chosen programme’s page to complete your application
As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs).
Please include full details of your qualifications from your own country, as well as details of any English Language tests you have taken.
Printed application forms are also available.
Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.