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Become a Bricklayer with TMC

Become a bricklayer with TMC! You will get an insight into one of the oldest trades, and can pave the way to a great career.

Why choose Bricklaying at TMC?

If you are considering becoming a bricklayer, then come to TMC. We offer first class learning in a practical environment. All the tutors are industry professionals so with them you will learn the latest bricklaying skills and the construction industry demands. We offer a wide range of bricklaying courses including full-time and part-time with many apprenticeship opportunities.

Work activities of a bricklayer

  • Measuring the work area and setting out the first row of bricks and the damp course.
  • Mixing the mortar by hand or with a mechanical mixer.
  • Laying the bricks on top of each other and applying the mortar with a trowel.
  • Shaping and trimming bricks using hammers, chisels and power tools.
  • Checking that courses are straight using water or laser spirit levels and plumb lines.

Income levels for bricklayers

  • Bricklaying labourer - £20,000
  • Qualified bricklayers - £23,000 to £30,000
  • Experienced bricklayers - £40,000+

Skills, interests and qualities

  • Good practical skills
  • The ability to read plans
  • The ability to work in a well organised and accurate way
  • An awareness of safety issues, especially when working at heights and carrying loads
  • The ability to work as part of a team and with other tradespeople
  • A good level of fitness

Full-time Bricklaying courses

Title Level Attendance Type
Construction - Brickwork Level 2 Full-time Apprenticeship
Diploma in Bricklaying - Trowel Occupations Level 1 Full-time Vocational
Diploma in Bricklaying - Trowel Occupations Level 2 Full-time Vocational

Bricklaying Apprenticeships

Title Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Construction - Brickwork

Don't take our word for it

TMC has a great reputation which is why I came here to study bricklaying and to build a future career, it’s a fantastic learning environment the tutors are helpful and knowledgeable.

Ben Fraser | Diploma in Bricklaying - Trowel Occupations

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