Brickwork Diploma – Level 2

Our Level 2 Brickwork Diploma takes it up a notch; equipping you with more advanced, complex techniques and theoretical knowhow. From interpreting working drawings to utilising brickwork and blockwork with steel lintels, the second tier of this practical course is designed to extensively develop both your knowledge and confidence when it comes to the skillset needed for your future career.  

Working on-site at our fully kitted out Vocational Skills Centre workshops, you will gain a wealth of hands-on experience with the help of our industry-specialised tutors.   

  • What will be studied

    During this course you will cover the following modules through practical, group, tutorial and theoretical work:

    • Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures
    • Producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding
    • Building solid walling
    • Isolated and attached piers
    • Constructing cavity walling forming masonry structures
    • Further Health & safety
    • Essential principals of construction


    You'll also study English and Maths alongside this course if required.

  • What are the entry requirements?

    In order to be considered for this programme, you will need:

    • 4 GCSES at grade D/3 or above including Maths and English
    • Or completion of Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying
    • To have a strong work ethic
    • To have excellent people skills
  • What qualifications will be gained?

    At the end of this study programme you will gain a Level 2 City & Guilds Diploma in Brickwork

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This programme will be delivered via

    • Practical assignments
    • Course work
    • 1:1 support
    • Tutorials
    • Presentations
    • Demonstrations
    • Class work


    The study programme is 13 hours a week and also includes a 60 hour mandatory work placement.

    Classes generally run between 9am-5pm but may vary.

    Timetables will be given to all students during enrolment and induction week.

  • How will I be assessed?
    • Assessments will occur at the end of each unit for practical and theory work.
    • This will take the form of multiple-choice examinations
    • You will be awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction on successful completion of each unit.
  • How to get a place?
    Fill out our quick and easy application form HERE 
  • Other Information:

    Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or for more information.

    While on the course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson tasks, such as;

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad


    You will require the following:-

    • Safety footwear
    • 3m tape measure
    • We will supply additional PPE
  • Exam Board:
    City & Guilds

    There are so many career possiblities once you have this qualification under your belt!

    Apprenticeship, Construction Worker, Site Supervisor, Foreman, Construction Manager, Self-Employed Business Owner, Sub-Contractor 


Start Date : September 2021 End Date : June 2022 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 1 Year
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