Brickwork: Introduction (26 Aug 2024 - 13 Jun 2025)

National Progression Award (NPA) in Brickwork.


Borders College, Tweedbank
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This course is available on the Borders College website.


National Progression Award (NPA) in Brickwork. This full time introductory course follows a programme that is designed to acquaint the entrant with the practical skills and technical knowledge required for Brickwork, including methods of brick and block walling and decorative brickwork. Students will also have the opportunity to improve their knowledge in Sustainable construction and Core Skills. Work placement is encouraged and will reinforce knowledge and skills obtained during training in college.


National Progression Award (NPA) in Brickwork at SCQF Level 5


Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College, plus work placement/experience.


Tweedbank Construction Hub

Entry requirements

Subject to an interview session

Progression opportunities

Students who complete the course to a high standard, and who find employment, may return to College to join the Brickwork: Modern Apprenticeship Year 1 course.


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Whether you are a school leaver, returning to learning or striving to improve your skills and knowledge in the workplace, Borders College can help you achieve your goals and realise your potential.

Borders College is located in the Scottish Borders and offers a wide range of courses, from an introductory level through to advanced courses at Higher National level. They include a full range of apprenticeships courses, from modern apprenticeships to foundation apprenticeships. We also provide a large number of industry-based training courses for businesses throughout Scotland.

Courses are available to study full-time or part-time, during the day or in the evenings and at a variety of locations, depending on the needs of our students.

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