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Brickwork in the Garden

CPD and short courses (short course)


1 day


Gain valuable skills in basic bricklaying techniques. This practical. one-day course covers topics including setting out and constructing a simple corner, and laying bricks in a line.

Who should attend?

This course is open to all. You do not need to have previous experience of bricklaying.


Wednesday 17 April 2024, 9am-4pm

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
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Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Standard booking


Contact details

Short Courses team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however you're required to wear work clothes suitable for the weather including sturdy footwear (preferably steel-toe capped) and gloves.

The course involves lifting and transporting heavy objects, as well as the use of mortars. Any prior back injuries must be declared.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in the course.

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