Brickwork – Level 2

Study Area: 16-18 & 19+
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Course Overview

City & Guilds BTEC Level 2 Diploma

This course is ideal for developing skills in Brickwork. This is a practical and theory based course which consists of you working through a number of technical and practical units.

The Brickwork City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma will need you to complete specific units and topics. You will work towards the following units to make up the full qualification:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • Producing Thin Joint Masonry and Masonry Cladding
  • Building Solid Walling, Isolated and Attached Piers
  • Interpreting Working Drawings to set out Masonry Structures
  • Construct Cavity Walling Forming Masonry Structures

Each unit will include an externally set assessment to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the unit. Students will have to participate in a course suitability test within the first six weeks of the course.

Start Date

September 2024

Entry Requirements & Interview Process

All applicants will be required to have successfully completed Level 1 Diploma in Brickwork, or prove competence to the standards required through interview.

Applicants will attend an interview with a specialist tutor. Candidates are required to show enthusiasm and commitment to the course.

After applying, you will be invited to attend an open evening and tour our facilities and have all of your questions answered by one of our experts.


All successful students may have the opportunity to progress onto a Brickwork Diploma Level 3 or an NVQ Level 3 through the work based evidence route.

Employment opportunities could include an apprenticeship in your chosen trade area.

Assessment Methods

Continuous assessment throughout the course based on practical observation, portfolio of evidence, written assessments and online exams.

Course Fees

This course is free for students age 16 – 18. For students 19+ please contact our Student Services Team on 01422 399367 for more information.

Brickwork – Level 2

Study Area: 16-18 & 19+
Duration: 1 Year
Attendance: Full Time or Part Time
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