Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork
If you have already completed a first year training course in bricklaying, this Level 2 qualification will allow you to progress onto the next stage. It is suitable for college-based students as well as those on apprenticeship schemes working towards NVQ Level 2. The NVQ Level 2 course will run over 2 years.
The course is designed to help you progress your training within a practical environment that also includes written assignments.
Our expert tutors, who’ll expect you to be self-motivated and keen to achieve, will teach you subjects including:
- Health and Safety
- Building Methods and Construction Technology
- Interpreting Working drawings to Set Out Masonry Structures
- Thin Joint Masonry and Masonry Cladding
- Building Solid Walling, Isolated and Attached Piers
- Cavity Walling forming Masonry Structures
There’ll be a mix of hands-on work and written projects, followed by practical synoptic tests and a theory online test for each unit.
With this course you’ll be taking an important step forward in the next stage of your career as a bricklayer in the construction industry and gaining the talents employers are keen to employ.
This course is a Study Programme which consists of:
- Vocational Qualification
- Work Experience
* If you have not already achieved a GCSE pass at grade C or above in English and Maths (New grades = Grade 5 or above) you will study Maths and/ or English as an integral part of your college programme.
You will require PPE (personal protective equipment) in order to start your course. You’ll need steel toe cap boots and a hi vis top.
This course requires 4 GCSEs at Grade 3 (D in the old grading structure) or above including one in English or maths, or
Brickwork Level 1 qualification with GCSE/Level 1 in English & maths.
This course is free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.
For all other students fees apply:
1st year course fee £1,286; Exam Fee £95
Loans & assistance are available from Student Services.
Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
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