City & Guilds Foundation in Bricklaying Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
03 September 2024


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language.

In a nutshell

If you want to become a bricklayer this course is made for you! You can learn the basics of bricklaying and fundamental brickwork and groundwork skills in our dedicated workshops, so you can start your career in the construction industry.

This course is for you if...

... You are interested in a career as a bricklayer
... You have a keen interest in construction trades
... You want a blend of practical and theoretical study

What will I be doing?

This course allows you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in bricklaying.

You’ll study units in:

  • Built Environment
  • Introduction to the trades
  • Built Environment Live Cycle
  • Employablity
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Emergeing Technologies
  • Working with Brick, Block and Stone
  • Construction Operations

The course is assessed through practical projects and written and online tests. One completed, your qualifications will be:

  • Level 2 Foundation in Bricklaying
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

Level 2 progression Bricklaying, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

Where can I study City & Guilds Foundation in Bricklaying Level 2?

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 03 September 2024

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team