Bricklaying (Intermediate Level 2)

Bricklaying (Intermediate Level 2)

Subject Area: Construction


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 152645
  • Entry Requirements

    3 GCSEs at grade 3(D) including English and/or maths,


    relevant industrial experience including English and/or maths at level 1.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Ipswich campus.

    Learn the techniques used in modern building methods that will prepare you for working as a skilled bricklayer. These include solid wall construction, cavity wall construction, and setting out masonry structures. All teaching will take place in our fully-equipped workshop and classrooms under guidance from highly qualified and experienced staff. You must pass all practical and theory elements of the programme to achieve this nationally recognised qualification.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

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    Course Highlights

    On this study programme, you will have the opportunity to improve and develop your skills in our workshops. There is the chance to show off your skills and participate in competitions, such as Skill Build, World Skills, and other national and local competitions. You will also visit a variety of exhibitions and construction sites, as well as working on community projects outside the College.The study programme will also develop your personal, social, and employability skills. You will learn about the trade and find out how you can get a job, with support from the team and local and national employers.

    Core Skills Covered: Attention to Detail | Hands-on | Project Management | Teamwork | Trustworthiness | Budgeting

    Next Steps

    Students who completed this programme have progressed onto the next level of study or have gone into employment.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2022.

    For all students aged 19+ please contact Student Support.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    Trips and visits, safety boots, polo shirts and work trousers, and 3m/5m builders tape measure.

    Sean Buckner - CSkills Awards Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying

    I completed Level 2 Brickwork and I was successful in gaining employment, working with a Hospice in their maintenance department. I have now returned to the College on an Apprenticeship in Construction Maintenance Operations, to help develop my skills in the various areas of building maintenance.