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Bricklaying City & Guilds Technical Certificate Level 2

Subject Area
Start Date
September 2022
Study Mode
1 year
Level 2

This course is a practical, hands-on course that teaches a variety of bricklaying skills and allow you to learn, develop and practise these skills required for employment. To be successful on this course, you need to have outstanding commitment and enthusiasm, a willingness to work as part of a team, and outstanding attendance and punctuality.

Entry requirements

3 or 4 subjects at grade 3 ideally including English and Maths.

What will I study?

  • Principles of Construction
  • Building Cavity Walls
  • Building Solid Walls and Piers
  • Constructing Basic Arches
  • Setting Out Buildings

Method of delivery

This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum deliver to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.

How will I be assessed?

  • 003 or 503 Level 2 Bricklaying - Theory exam
  • 004 Level 2 Bricklaying - Synoptic assignment
  • 820 Employer involvement

Good course combinations

This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.

Your next steps

This qualification will allow you to progress into employment or on to a Level 3 Advanced Technical/Diploma in Bricklaying. This will allow you to enhance the skills and knowledge that you have gained at Level 2, to progress into higher job roles such as an Advanced Craft Bricklayer.

This qualification could also lead you to an apprenticeship in construction. There are a number of new and exciting apprenticeships currently being developed in construction, including bricklaying/trowel occupations, so you could progress to be an apprentice working as a Bricklayer.

Jamie Bricklaying Level 2

“I chose this course because I really liked the idea of studying bricklaying when I was at school. My tutors are really helpful and enthusiastic about their students and about the course. I like that I can really push myself to do the best I can.”

Bricklaying Technical Certificate Level 2
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