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Who is this course aimed at?

This course is designed as progression from the Level 1 Certificate/Diploma.

It is for Students who may want to work as a Bricklayer in the construction sector, or to increase your practical and theoretical skills as a hobby or for experience.


It allows students to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in Brickwork.

Entry Requirements

Level 1 Certificate/Diploma in Brickwork Or Prior Industry experience. (Initial conversation with tutors needed prior to enrolment).

Dates and Times

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Course Length

36 weeks.

Course Content

This course is designed for candidates who work or want to work in the Construction industry. It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in their chosen discipline. It covers a number of skills which include;

  • Health & Safety
  • Construction Principles
  • Synoptic practical assessments in Cavity walling, solid walling and block walling
  • Theory/underpinning knowledge to support current industry standards

Teaching Method(s)

Mixture of Practical and Theory lessons.

Exams and Assessments

Externally marked exams.

Internal theory exams.

Practical synoptic tests.


City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma.


Will I be fully qualified after this qualification?

No you will need to be employed in the industry and convert your Diploma to a NVQ via the completion of an on-site portfolio. This will then need to be monitored and assessed from one of our tutors/assessors.


NVQ only qualification – (If employed in the industry) .

Employment in the industry/self-employment

Course Fees

£0 - £2,583.00

Contact Us

If you would like to enrol, you can do so via our Enrol Now page.

If you have any further questions about York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

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