Bricklaying Courses - Cavity Walls

4 Day Cavity Wall Bricklaying Course.

DURATION - 4 Days - Weekdays or 2 weekends
PRICE - £399 including a £15 materials recycling charge

Multiple Course Discounts are Available

Fire Brigade, Ambulance, Police, NHS & HM Forces Discounts


Want to do Garden Walls & Cavity Walls? -
By attending an additional 2 days training, you can combine both courses.
Just speak to your tutor when you attend your course.


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Bricklaying Courses at The DIY School in Manchester enable men and women who have little or no previous bricklaying experience to complete cavity walls for smaller extensions, porches & conservatories in their own homes or as part of an existing trade, other peoples' homes.

Bricklaying Courses

Bricklaying Courses for Cavity Walls

Who will these cavity wall bricklaying courses suit?


  • Those looking to save money on property development and DIY projects. ( Read More )
  • People looking to add bricklaying skills to existing trades such as ground work or landscaping to increase earnings.
  • This course is ideal or those people who do not require a Bricklaying City & Guilds or Bricklaying NVQ
  • Assumption is that all trainees are beginners and come without any bricklaying experience.


Bricklaying Courses - Conservatory or Porch Base

Well organised Bricklaying Course Training Facilities


These Cavity Wall Bricklaying Courses cover the following practical skills:-

  • How to set out bricklaying projects
  • How to work with different bonds including Stretcher, Flemish and English.
  • How part bricks are used such as half and quarter bats, closures and headers for example.
  • How to create a gauge rod to match existing structures.
  • How to use lines, pins and levels.
  • How to use trowels and set up spot boards.
  • How to build walls and pillars.
  • How to use a cement mixer.
  • How to mix mortar.
  • How to build with block work.
  • How to use wall ties, wall plates and damp proof courses.
  • How to use lintels and catnics
  • How to point and dress a wall.
  • If you have already completed the Garden Walls Course, then Days 3 and 4 of this course can be taken individually to give a full range of skills - £249 . Please contact us to find out more details, or speak to your tutor when you attend your course.

Bricklaying Course - Starting With Single Skin Walls

Bricklaying Courses - Starting with Single Skin Walls


The following topics are covered throughout the course and covered in your course notes:-

  • Health and Safety.
  • Materials Handling.
  • Estimating.

The content in The Cavity Wall Bricklaying Course is selected on the basis that:-

  • Are sufficient to tackle the majority of tasks found in building projects from extensions, conservatories and garages down to simple porches.
  • It is reasonable to expect trainees to learn to a professional standard in 4 days.
  • Can be offered as part of other trade skills.



Course Dates & Bookings

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Click above to book your course dates. To book family/parent & teen places and to enquire about extra dates please contact us for availability.


What our Bricklaying Course Students Say

Warren Fields - Bricklaying Course

Super. Made me confident in brickwork
Peter Gaines - Bricklaying Course

Excellent. Will recommend you
Barry David - Bricklaying Course

Ideal for getting you on the road to bricklaying
Phil Jones - Bricklaying Course

The two courses combine excellently. Everything was clear and
John Gregory - Bricklaying Course

Bricklaying isn't that hard once things have been explained and
practiced this well
Brian Gorse - Bricklaying Course


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