Brickwork Courses at Derby College

Build a brighter future in one of the UK’s largest industries. Derby College will equip you with the advanced bricklaying skills needed by construction employers today.

Did you know we also offer options in Carpentry, Electrical, Painting & Decorating/Plastering, Plumbing and Professional Construction.

Firm foundations for your career

Want to succeed in an industry that is always moving forward? Keen on practical projects where you can improve the world we live in? Want to say: ‘I built that’?

At Derby College, you’ll discover an exciting range of full-time courses covering all aspects of bricklaying and trowel occupations. We offer apprenticeship opportunities too, along with clear routes to take your construction qualifications all the way to degree level.

Is this you?

Getting into construction - Brickwork

Why choose Derby College?


Demand for ambitious, motivated and highly skilled bricklayers is high. Derby College will help you make the transition from education to employment – so you have every chance of landing a well-paid job at the end of your course.


Derby College Course Listings - Construction - Brickwork


FT Diploma in Brickwork - Level 1: Site Ilkeston

FT Diploma in Brickwork - Level 1: Site Hudson Building

FT Advanced Apprenticeship - Bricklayer - Level 3: Site Hudson Building

FT Bricklayer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard: Site Hudson Building

FT BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Site Operations (90 Credit CBE): Site Hudson Building

PT Building to Employment (Nov 19): Site Ilkeston

FT Diploma in Brickwork - Level 2: Site Hudson Building

FT Diploma in Brickwork - Level 2: Site Ilkeston

FT Diploma in Groundworks - Level 2: Site Hudson Building


PT Introduction to Bricklaying: Site Hudson Building

PT Introduction to Bricklaying: Site Ilkeston

PT NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations - Level 2: Site Workplace

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Maths and English

You need English and maths skills to get on in life. They will support your studies at the College, help with everyday tasks and pave the way to future career success.

If you don’t already have a grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths – or equivalent qualifications – you will continue studying these subjects as part of your course at Derby College.

We’ll support you all the way: working with you on the right programme of development throughout your time with us.

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When you’ve completed your course, why not broaden your horizons further still at Derby College? Additional qualifications in subjects such as Engineering, ICT and Motor Vehicle Engineering are exciting choices. Or check out our courses in Business, Enterprise and Management if you would like to set up a venture of your own.