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Bricklaying, City & Guilds
What will I do on this course?
This Bricklaying Level 2 course will develop your bricklaying skills and could lead to a successful career in the construction industry. As part of this course you’ll do a week’s work experience within the construction industry.
The course covers a range of topics, including carrying out safe working practices; information, quantities and communicating with others; building methods and construction technology; interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures; building solid walling; isolated and attached piers; and cavity walling forming masonry structures. You’ll also develop your English and maths skills you’ll need to work in the construction industry.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through practical tests, assignments, a portfolio of work, and online multiple choice tests.
What could I do after this course?
You could become a bricklayer, improver or general builder, and can increase your skills with Weston College’s Bricklaying Diploma at Level 3 or a Trowel Occupations, Advanced Apprenticeship.
Four GCSEs at grade 3-4 or an industry relevant Level 1 qualification. You’ll also be invited to an interview with a member of the course team.
Occupations related to Bricklaying, City & Guilds
Bricklayer or mason
Bricklayers and masons erect and repair structures of stone, brick and similar materials and cut, shape and polish granite, marble, slate and other stone for building, ornamental and other purposes.
Employment in region: 878 positions
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What next? Progress on to Level 3.