City & Guilds Bricklaying Apprenticeship Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Workbased Learning


City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
04 September 2018


2 years

In a nutshell

If you fancy learning the skills to become a sought-after bricklayer, this course is for you. It’ll give you the ability and knowledge you need to get your building career off to a great start, earning a Level 2 NVQ Diploma in the process.

This course is for...

…working in construction

…improving your career prospects and earning potential

…being able to earn while you learn

Course content

Apprenticeships involve a mix of learning in the workplace and college training, giving you the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work environment.

You'll be assessed through coursework, tests, assignments, work-based observations and work-based evidence, and as you progress through the course you’ll achieve a number of qualifications as part of the Level 2 Apprenticeship Framework:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma
  • Level 2 Diploma
  • Essential Skills Qualification Communication
  • Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number

On completion, we expect you to be able to carry out your bricklaying role confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.

Entry Requirements

To qualify for this course, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSE grades D or above, to include English and Maths, and must be employed in the construction industry, be paid at least the national minimum apprenticeship wage and have a Contract of Employment. Your employer must also pass the necessary Health and Safety vetting.

Additional information

Completing this course will enable you to move on to a Level 3 Apprenticeship programme. Our Bricklaying Apprenticeship is part-financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.

Where can I study City & Guilds Bricklaying Apprenticeship Level 2?

City of Newport Campus
(Workbased Learning)
Start Date: 04 September 2018

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

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

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

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