This course is perfect if you’ve already got an understanding of bricklaying and want to gain the right skills at the right level to begin your career in the trade.
You’ll learn the safe working practices that are vital for this industry, plus you’ll develop a good understanding of how to interpret building drawings, what quantities of materials are required and how to build to a plan. You’ll learn about cladding, forming masonry structures and about thin joint masonry.
You can expect lots of hands-on learning in a workshop environment at our dedicated construction centre.
You’ll cover theory as well as practical modules to build your awareness and understanding of the trade and how you can begin a career as a bricklayer. You’ll get lots of support from experienced tutors.
664 Nuthall Road
Start: 6th September 2021
Course code: C000138 / Q000816
Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Bricklaying
You’ll need to have completed a Level 1 vocational qualification in a related field and have gained 4 GCSEs at grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.
For applicants aged 19+, relevant industry experience may be considered.
Assessment will include a multiple choice paper, a practical assessment and an external online test.
Choose to follow with further study at college on our Level 3 Bricklaying course, onto an Apprenticeship as a bricklayer or perhaps further study in a different trade.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.