L2 Diploma in Bricklaying FT – September 2024

Funding information: Free For Eligible 16-18 year olds and First Full L2 for 19-23 year olds. Free Adult funding available dependant on learner circumstances otherwise course costs apply.
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full-time Provision

Course Overview

If you want to develop your Bricklaying skills further than Level 1 and go on to forge a successful career in Bricklaying then this is the course for you. It's mainly hands on work but you'll also study some theory sessions to back up the practical aspects of the course.

During this course you will be asked to carry out work experience that is relevant to the subject you are studying. This is with an external company and allows you to put what you will learn in the classroom into practice. It will also help you to develop a variety of different skills. Upon completion of the course and the industry placement, it can also help you to secure an apprenticeship, employment or assist you with your application for university. We recommend that you start thinking about your placement as soon as you have applied for your course and consider potential employers you may want to undertake the placement with to help you get the most out of the experience. For further information and advice on industry placements please contact the industry placement team on wex@chesterfield.ac.uk

Course Content

Key modules on this course include: Setting out Brickwork, Construct solid walling incorporating isolated and attached piers, Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures, Construction Technology, Functional Skills (Maths, English, ICT)

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying.

Assessment Methods

  • Practical assignments
  • written assignments
  • portfolio


This course is an ideal pathway for progressing onto a Level 3 programme of study to further develop your skills. Alternatively you could enter employment with building contractors or local authorities. With experience you could progress to site supervisor