City & Guilds Foundation in Bricklaying Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
03 September 2024


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Preferably a minimum of 4 GCSEs grade G or above to include Maths and English/Welsh 1st Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

In a nutshell

If you want to become a bricklayer or groundworker this course is made for you! You can learn the basics of bricklaying and fundamental brickwork and groundworks 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 or groundworker
... 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 and groundworks.

You’ll study units in:

  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Contributing to setting out and building of masonry structures up to damp proof course
  • Carrying out block laying activities
  • Carrying out bricklaying and groundworks activities
  • Carrying out cavity walling activities
  • Health, safety and welfare in construction

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

What is expected of me?

To enrol on 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 Diploma in Bricklaying, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Additional information

ALL learners will 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?

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(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