Award Crest
York College

Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.

Duration

One year.

What skills and qualities do I need?

  • Outstanding commitment and enthusiasm
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Outstanding attendance and punctuality

What will I study?

  • Unit 201 Principles of construction
  • Unit 202 Building cavity walls
  • Unit 203 Building solid walls and piers
  • Unit 204 Constructing basic arches
  • Unit 205 Setting out buildings

How will I be assessed?

  • 003 or 503 Level 2 Bricklaying - Theory exam
  • 004 Level 2 Bricklaying - Synoptic assignment
  • 820 Employer involvement

What could it lead to?

This qualification will allow you to progress into employment or onto the Level 3 Advanced Technical/Diploma in Bricklaying. This will allow you to enhance the skills and knowledge that you have gained at Level 2, to progress into higher job roles such as an advanced craft bricklayer.

This qualification could also lead you to an apprenticeship in construction. There are a number of new and exciting apprenticeships currently being developed in construction, including bricklaying/trowel occupations, so you could progress to be an apprentice working as a bricklayer.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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