Bricklaying – Level 2

Course Code: BRK-L2-0

Course Duration

1 Year

Course Type

Full Time


Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


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.

– 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

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

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

Student practicing bricklaying in outdoor workshop
Curriculum Area
Automotive and Construction
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