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Level 2 Diploma In Bricklaying

This two year Further Education course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge you need to become recognised as a bricklayer.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Level 2 Diploma In Bricklaying
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Full-Time 03/09/2018
16 Apply Now
Level 2 Diploma In Bricklaying (QCF)
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Part-Time 03/09/2018
Day: Tuesday
Time: 09:00-17:00
10 £422.00 Apply Now

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Course Overview
This 2 year course provides the skills and underpinning knowledge you need to become recognised as a bricklayer. You will gain practical experience in our fully equipped workshops. The course requires a commitment of 15 hours per week.
Bricklayers build and repair walls, chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework. They may also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. As well as bricklaying, you will learn various types of walling and all aspects of building.
 Mandatory Units
  •   Health, safety and welfare in construction
  • Principles of building construction, information and communication
  • Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
  • Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures
  • Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures
    Optional Units
  • Producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding



  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology
  • Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Know how to build cavity walling forming masonry structures
Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to have:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade D or above (preferably including English and Maths), however students will have the opportunity to do Essential Skills alongside the course if they do not fully meet the requirements.
  • Life Experience will also be taken into account when considering applications from mature students.
Where will it take me?
Completion of this course can lead to the Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying, also working on site as a trainee.
How will it make me more employable?
This course is designed to equip you with the skills necessary in the first steps of becoming a bricklayer.
You will ‘Get the Edge’ by:
  • Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
  • Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
  • Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
  • Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies.
This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
Assessment with be through practical, theory and online tests.
Additional Costs
City & Guilds
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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