Full Time

Subject Area


Start Date

Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length

1 year


City Campus


16-18 Year Olds, Adult



Course Level


Home / Course / Brickwork Diploma Level 2

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wishes to enter the construction 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 what you can do as an individual through the completion of all the requirements of the qualification.

What do you need to apply for the course?

You’ll need to hold a Level 1 diploma or similar qualification in a related field.

What are the key things you'll learn?

    • General core units;

    Unit 202/602 Principles of building construction, information and communication

    Unit 201/601 Health, safety and welfare in construction

    • Occupation specific units;

    Unit 204 Build solid walling, isolated and attached piers

    Unit 205 Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures

    Unit 206 Construct cavity walling

    • Practical assessments
    • Online/paper-based testing of knowledge
    • Functional Skills in maths and English are also integrated into the course
    • Study programme

How you will learn

You will learn through a variety of methods including: classroom teaching / craft workshop activities / library and learning resource centre work / information technology activities / tutorials / directed work with other students/ directed study in the learning centre.

Where could this course take you?

Upon completion of the level 2 course you could progress onto the level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying or you could apply for an apprenticeship.

What costs will you incur?

Full Personal protective Equipment is provided for practical activities; however replacement of lost items will need to be paid for.