Bricklaying - Traineeship (Level 2)

This Level 2 Traineeship is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in Bricklaying.



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10763

Campus: Newtownards

Study Type: Full-Time

Education Level Further Education

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Course Overview

The Traineeship programme will allow you to achieve a full Level 2 qualification and will comprise the following key elements:

A main vocational based qualification

Vocational skills development

Transversal and digital skills

Work placement

Literacy and numeracy qualifications at Level 2 (may include GCSE qualifications in English and mathematics)

Additional qualifications deemed necessary for work within a sector e.g. Health and Safety, CSR, manual handling

Course Modules

Modules may include:

  • Safe Working practices
  • Solid and Cavity Walling Information, quantities and communicating
  • Building methods and construction technology
  • Solid walling isolated and attached piers
  • Interpret working drawings to set out masonry structures
  • Cavity walling forming masonry structures 

Ideal If:
If you want to pursue a lifelong career in Bricklaying or in the Construction Sector. Bricklayers build and repair walls, chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework. They may also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects.

You'll Learn:

Building methods and about construction technology, how to interpret drawings, how to construct solid walling and cavity walling, as well as learn bout health and safety.

Developing your wider skills:    as well as providing you with the technical skills and knowledge in your chosen area, the Traineeship will help you to develop a range of transversal skills that are important for employment including:   Problem solving, Teamwork, Communication, Time management, Entrepreneurship

You'll Love:

Our state-of-the-art bricklaying suite and very practical nature of the programme.

Project Based Learning will also be a key feature of Traineeships. ‚ÄčThis is a dynamic approach to learning in which you will explore real-world problems and challenges that have been developed with employers. With this type of active and engaged learning, you will be inspired to obtain a deeper knowledge of the subjects you are studying and develop a wide range of hands-on skills.

You'll Progress:
All trainees who have attained the Full Traineeship Certificate, can progress within SERC to a Level 3 further education course or a Level 3 Apprenticeship (possibly with your work placement employer).  This can lead to Higher Education options. 

You'll Need:

 4 GCSEs grades D-G, including at least Grade D in Maths and Grade E in English or Essential Skills Level 1 in Literacy & Numeracy.

*Entry criteria may be subject to change.

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

We strive to ensure the description of courses on SERC's website and in publications is accurate. However, for various reasons there may be occasions when the College may need to change arrangements or be unable to deliver classes due to circumstances such as reduced funding. If there are insufficient numbers applying for a course it may not be viable to deliver the class.

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Further Education

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