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Construction & the Built Environment

Bricklaying Diploma - R077

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 2

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On this course you will cover brickwork, health and safety, storing resources & materials, construction information, quantities, reading drawings and thin joint masonry. It consists of a mixture of practical work and theory.

Course Details
  • C&G 201 Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction
  • C&G 202 Principles of Building Construction, Information and Communication
  • C&G 203 Producing Thin Joint Masonry and Masonry Cladding
  • C&G 204 Building Solid Walling, Isolated and Attached Piers
  • C&G 205 Interpreting Working Drawings to Set Out Masonry Structures
  • C&G 206 Construct Cavity Walling Forming Masonry Structures
Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme and priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years of age.

Relevant level 1 qualification or minimum of 3 GCSEs at Grade 3/D or above and successful completion of a skills test.

Satisfactory interview, school report and / or reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

Steel toecap safety boots, basic calculator, builders scale rule and drawing equipment.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

Additional Information

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (or grade 4 and above).
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Successful completion of this course may mean you can progress to NVQ level 2 Brickwork (if you gain an apprenticeship) or the Level 3 Diploma in Brickwork.

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Starting 31st August 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF R077M001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1275.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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