Bricklaying - Level 2

Course Code: CB1FE166

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Start DateLocationDuration
02/09/2019Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

Qualify as a bricklayer with the Level 2 Brickwork course. As a fully trained bricklayer you could work on housing sites, city developments, domestic extensions and conservatories, new work, conversions or repairs. You might want the security of site work or you could have what it takes to start your own business. Either way, this course allows you to develop skills in all aspects of brickwork, including how to read building drawings, technical drawing, foundations, calculating materials and estimating. You also have the option of progressing onto an apprenticeship or continuing your studies in order to enter the area of construction management.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have completed the Level 1 Bricklaying or have relevant industry experience instead.

If you are a year 11 student applying for this programme, we will compare your GCSE results with the minimum target grades set for you by your school. This will help us decide whether this is your most suitable programme of study. Other students, including those from outside the area, will have an opportunity to discuss their qualifications and experience to make sure they too are studying at the right level. For some programmes, we might need to observe you carrying out certain practical tasks before we can make you an offer.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Bricklaying (Construction)

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

50% practical and 50% theory (functional skills) over the year.  You will continue to devolop skills relevant to bricklayers and carry out safe working practices in construction.

Work Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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