Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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Ibstock Brick Ltd


Ibstock is the UK’s biggest brickmaker. We have 20 factories nationwide and a range of over 500 different bricks and rainscreen cladding systems

CPD Material (4)

An Introduction to Brickwork
This seminar will help you:
- Gain an understanding of the different brick making processes
- Identify and specify the right brick
- Know how mortar choice affects durability and appearance
- Understand brickwork bonds and setting out
- Understand the basics of movement and masonry
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Achieving Quality Brickwork
Achieving Quality Brickwork covers the codes and working practices that result in high quality finished brickwork. The industry recommendations on appropriate use of brick and the choice of brick for the geographic locations are covered. Standards of workmanship with good working practices and the relevant governing standards for site based work are discussed.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Designing for Movement
This seminar outlines the essential considerations that must be given to all brickwork to accommodate movement, the largest contributor being expansion and contraction due to changes in temperature, along with irreversible moisture expansion.

The presentation examines the requirement for movement joints in modern brickwork construction, together with the movement characteristics of brick, which influence the location of movement joints. The seminar also discusses recommendations for movement joint fillers, sealants, and wall ties in relation to current standards and looks at the importance of the influence of other materials in the outer leaf.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Durability of Brickwork
This seminar aims to show:

- The importance of understanding the technical properties of different brick types.
- Design and technical considerations associated with brick, mortar and damp proof course specification, workmanship and installation.
- Good practice detailing of architectural brickwork features.
- Where to include movement joints in brickwork.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


Ibstock Brick Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas