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
05 September 2022


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade E or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

In a nutshell

If you want to become a bricklayer, this entry course is made for you!

This course is for you if...

... You are interested in a career as a bricklayer
... You have a keen interest in construction
... 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:

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

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

What is expected of me?

To enrol on the course you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade E 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 Bricklaying, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Additional information

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

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 05 September 2022

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