Brickwork – Level 2

City & Guilds BTEC Level 2 Diploma

1 Year
Full-Time or Part-Time
Theory & Practical

Entry Requirements: Level 1 Diploma in Brickwork

Course Info

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.


If you have a Grade C or above in GCSE Maths and English, you will be in workshops and classes studying at a higher level to enhance your Maths and English skills. If you have a GCSE Grade D then you will study GCSE Maths and English with an expectation to achieve a Grade C or above.

If you have a lower grade, or no GCSE, you will study the most appropriate level of Functional Skills qualification.

On the 19+ programme you will work through a number of trade specific Bricklaying units only. Maths and English are not an integral part of your course.

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.

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