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Bricklaying – Intermediate & Advanced Apprenticeship

NVQ Levels 2 & 3

12 months
Day Release

Entry Requirements: No formal qualifications needed

Course Info

This Apprenticeship is for those learners who are interested in Bricklaying as a career. The majority of the training will be done in the workplace.

As an Apprentice Bricklayer, your job role will have very specific requirements such as building basic to complex structures like arches and chimneys.

These tasks are completed on site as part of your NVQ. You will be supported by very experienced builders who will guide you through the trade requirements and standards.

A dedicated work based assessor from the College will visit you regularly to assist you in building a portfolio of evidence which contributes towards the NVQ aspect of the course.

As part of the qualification, you will be required to attend the College for one day a week to complete the technical aspect of the trade as well as the Functional Skills element of the qualification.

As part of your day in College, you will work through a model booklet which will count towards your diploma.

Failure to complete all 3 elements of the apprenticeship framework (NVQ, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills) will mean candidates will not gain the full qualification.

Support will be available to all candidates in achieving all 3 elements of the apprenticeship framework.


The Technical Certificate and Functional Skills are delivered at college.

The NVQ Portfolio is developed in the workplace.

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

All applicants will be interviewed and assessed for suitability by a Training Officer.

Applicants will be expected to be in relevant employment with the support of an employer who can offer work that supports NVQ completion.