5 Day Bricklaying Courses - Intensive Bricklaying Course

Our 5 Day Bricklaying Courses are practical hands on Bricklaying Courses. The course is designed to give you sound knowledge of brickwork for use at home or site but is also flexible and can be tailored to include any specific project you are planning. Our 5 Day Bricklaying courses are as good as it gets.



Our Instructor not only teaches but actually does it for a living. From Site developing to Domestic he knows his stuff which can only be advantageous to the students. You will be confident on completion of your course in tackling various projects having had the best training that Goldtrowel is known and respected for.

The first two days of the course are fixed and consist of the following elements:

Day 1:

  •      Introduction to and the use of tools
  •      Gauging & mixing mortars
  •      Loading & setting out the site with materials
  •      Trowel techniques and laying the bed joint
  •      Buttering brick joints
  •      Building corners plumb and level
  •      Laying to the line & various pointing techniques.

Each technique is demonstrated before you  proceed with your first practical exercise. With this day over you would have built a single skin brick wall in Stretcher Bond with returns and piers. Correct footings for walls are also discussed.

Day 2:

  •    A demonstration of various brickwork bonds proceeds your practical exercise for today which will be to build a double skinned wall with a pier and a return.  
  •   We cover English Bond, Flemish Bond and a variety of Garden Wall Bonds. We also cover using creasing tiles and brick on edge coping. 
  •   From here the course is tailored to suit each student. There are two options.  
  •  Option 1 - Consists of the principles and practicalities of building brick and block cavity walls such as would be used for extensions, porches and new-builds.

Day 3

  •     Therefore we start with theory on damp-proof courses and cavities, and then you will start to  build a small extension / porch module to building regulations using face brickwork and  lightweight blocks incorporating a cavity with ties and insulation.  
Day 4

  •      Continues the construction of the extension/porch. The methods used are typical of new - build properties across building authorities within the uk. We show you how to use door/window  profiles and close the cavities using vertical dpc.                
      
Day 5
  •      Will involve finishing the brickwork on the module and setting the lintel with a cavity  tray and weepholes. Laying a soldier course   above the window is also covered. We can then  recap anything from the previous days as required. 
  •      Option 2 -  Concentrates more on garden and retaining walls. Each day you will choose a module to build to  suit your requirements.
You can choose from
  •        Recessed panel work with basketweave effect
  •        Arches
  •        Decorative walling with choice of coping
  •        Retaining walls with advice on drainage and terracing
  •        Curved walls with shallow and tight curves
  •        Piers with decorative inlays
  •        Barbecues
  •        Or you can repeat the exercises from the first or second day to improve your skills

 Some of the modules we use are simlar to those used in the City and Guilds Bricklaying assesment and so will give you an idea of the speed and quality required should you wish to progress to that level in the  future.


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  • Monday 23rd April 2018 - Friday 27th April 2018
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  • Monday 30th April 2018 - Friday 4th May 2018
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  • Monday 7th May 2018 - Friday 11th May 2018
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  • Monday 14th May 2018 - Friday 18th May 2018
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  • Monday 21st May 2018 - Friday 25th May 2018
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  • Monday 2nd July 2018 - Friday 6th July 2018
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  • Monday 9th July 2018 - Friday 13th July 2018
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  • Monday 16th July 2018 - Friday 20th July 2018
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  • Monday 23rd July 2018 - Friday 27th July 2018
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  • Monday 30th July 2018 - Friday 3rd August 2018
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  • Monday 10th September 2018 - Friday 14th September 2018
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  • Monday 17th September 2018 - Friday 21st September 2018
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  • Monday 24th September 2018 - Friday 28th September 2018
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  • Monday 1st October 2018 - Friday 5th October 2018
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  • Monday 8th October 2018 - Friday 12th October 2018
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