Bricklaying - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2)

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


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10055
Campus: Newtownards
Study Type: Full-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Bricklaying

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Course Overview

Bricklayers build and repair walls, chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework. They may also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects

This Level 2 apprenticeship is a 2 year programme and requires you to secure an employer prior to enrolment. Students will spend 3-4 days with the employer and 1 day in college.

Learners will be required to complete two qualifications:

C&G Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying and a C&G Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations.

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

You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve employability.

You have an employer and want the skills to pursue a lifelong career in Bricklaying.

Building methods and construction technology, interpreting drawings, solid walling, cavity walling and health and safety.

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

Successful completion of this programme will enable you to progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Bricklaying or you can go straight into employment.

An employer and 5 GCSEs including at least Grade F in English and Maths. However to help you succeed on the course it is preferable if you have a minimum of Grade D in Maths and English.

Applicants will be required to attend for interview and undertake a skills test before entry to the course can be guaranteed. 

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