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Bricklaying – Level 2

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About the course

This qualification allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for a bricklaying career. Working in our designated construction centre, you will be taught by qualified, experienced staff with many years of trade experience, using professional quality tools in an environment which simulates real-life building work. Areas of study include: Principles of
building construction; information and communication; health and safety; producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding; building solid walling; isolated and attached piers; interpreting working drawings; constructing cavity walling forming masonry structures. You can progress into employment, to City & Guilds qualifications, an apprenticeship Level 2 NVQ diploma in Trowel Occupations, or the Level 3 diploma in construction.

Topics and units

– Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
– Cavity walling forming masonry structures
– Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry

Work placement opportunities:
Blockleys Bricks, Michelmersh Bricks

Careers and progression

Progressing to: City & Guilds courses, apprenticeships, or Level 3 construction
Aspirational careers: Construction director, building company manager, building inspector

Entry requirements

Must complete initial assessment and be working towards Level 1 maths and English

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

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Full Time


1 Year


Haybridge Road, Telford


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