Modern Apprenticeship in Bricklaying @ SCQF Level 6


28 Aug 2023


21 Jun 2024

This course combines College training and on-site work experience. The College content (PDA) includes the following areas: Practical Skill Development, Theory and Associated Subjects, Construction Drawing, Numeracy, Measurement, Appreciation of Access Platforms and Equipment, Science, Materials and Products, Blockwork, Cavity Walls, Circular Walling, Cladding to Timber-Framed Structures, Complex Arch Construction, Decorative Panels and Obtuse Corners, Half Brick Walling, One Brick Walling, Substructure Walling, Openings in Walls, Setting Out Masonry Structures, Health and Safety, Sustainable construction and Core Skills. The on-site work experience (SVQ) will require the student to record the types of work undertaken on site, which will be entered into a portfolio of evidence.

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SVQ in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 6 and the PDA in Bricklaying at SCQF Level 6 as an enhancement.


2 years day release - 2 days per week, 36 weeks per year


Tweedbank Construction Hub

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Entry requirements

This course requires employed apprenticeship status. For further information and to apply please contact Department of Enterprise & Business Innovation (DEBI), Business Skills Advisors. T: 01450 361030, email:

Progression opportunities

On completion of this course, the student will be eligible for entry into Brickwork: Advanced Craft or HNC/D Construction/Construction Management or other professional training.


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