Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying

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Course Specifics

Construction Trades
Level 2
16-18 School Leavers
1 year
Interview Required:
Age 16-18 Cost:
No cost
Age 19 or Over:
Funding Assisted:
First Full Level 2 for 19-23 otherwise dependant on learners circumstances
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Course overview

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)

Who is this course for?

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.

Entry qualifications

You will need a Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying or three GCSEs at grade D/3 or above.

What other experience will I gain?

In addition to your studies you'll enter the Construction Skills Certification Scheme which is an industry standard form of proving your level of skill and training in the industry.

Where will this lead?

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 and clerk of work jobs such as estimating and Construction Management. With further training you could even work as a Bricklaying instructor. Alternatively you could set up your own business, sub-contracting your labour.

What are my career options?
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