Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying – Funded

The Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying is Fully funded for 16-18s funding may be available for 19+
2/3 days per week (41 weeks)


The Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying in designed to develop the skills and knowledge of people, enabling them to work in their industry in their chosen craft.  It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions, and the test(s) are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.

This course is a Study Programme for 16-18’s which consists of:

  • Vocational Qualification
  • Work Experience
  • Tutorial
  • Maths
  • English

The qualification comprises:

  • General core units.
  • Occupation specific units.
  • Synoptic practical assignment.
  • Multiple choice unit end tests.
  • Online testing of knowledge.

All the units of training must be completed. ALL outcomes must be achieved during the training programme. (Evidence from site based testing is not permissible.)

To gain the diploma, you must achieve all units, the synoptic practical assignment and multiple choice unit tests.

The Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying qualification contains both practical and theory based elements.


  • Construction health and safety.
  • The construction industry.
  • Setting out masonry structures.
  • Construct solid walls.
  • Construct cavity walls.
  • Mixing construction materials.
  • Construct masonry cladding.
  • Personal skills in the construction industry.

Health and Safety

Safety while on this course is paramount, this is a hands on, practical course and it is essential you bring your own safety boots, (steel toe cap if possible). It is also recommended that you bring with you overalls or a change of clothing.

Any other safety equipment required during the Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying will be provided.

All materials, tools and equipment are provided throughout the duration of your training.

The Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying is available at our training centres in Burton, Chesterfield and Swadlincote, which makes us ideally located for students in Derby, Uttoxeter, Leicester, Nottingham, Tamworth and throughout the Midlands.

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