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City & Guilds Diploma 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
06 September 2021


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Level 1 (Foundation) Diploma in Bricklaying and either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language grade C or above

In a nutshell

You’ll study a blend of practical and theoretical construction units focusing on bricklaying.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in construction
... You have aspirations of becoming a qualified bricklayer
... You’d like a mix of practical study and theoretical knowledge

What will I be doing?

You’ll study practical and theoretical construction units including:

  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
  • Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures
  • Constructing cavity walling forming masonry structures
  • Producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding

You’ll be assessed through practical projects, written and online tests. Upon successful completion, you’ll gain the following qualifications:

What is expected of me?

In order to apply, you’ll need a Level 1 (Foundation) Diploma in Bricklaying and either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language Grade C or above.

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 3 Diploma Bricklaying, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Additional information

You’ll need to purchase appropriate Personal Protective Equipment at an approximate cost of £40.00, as well as your own stationery equipment.

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 06 September 2021

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