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Bricklaying Apprenticeship Standard Level 2

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview


What Does The Programme Include

You will be employed as an apprentice for at least 30 hours a week. You will have a workplace mentor or supervisor who will be responsible for your training and welfare at work. You will attend college for workshop sessioins as required.

Entry Requirements

Individual employers set their own entry requirements. However, you will typically require 3 GCSEs at grades 4/​C or above including English and maths.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

An assesor will visit you in the workplace to assess your progress against the occupational standards and set SMART objectives.

Potential Future Career

As a fully competent Bricklayer you will meet th erequirements to gain a Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card at the appropriate level, and be entitled to join the Federation of Master Builders’ continuous professional development (CPD) scheme for individual tradespeople.

Course Content

You will be required to copmplete the criteria within the Assessment Plan for Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours.

Knowledge: Health and Safety, Customer Service, Communciation, Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Materials, Alternative Construction Techniques, Radial and Battered Brickwork, Feature and Reinforced Brickwork, Fireplaces and Chimneys.

Skills: Preparation of materials, Safe working area, Masonry structures, Radial and battered brickwork, Feature and reinforced brickwork, Other brickwork, Building technology.

Behaviours: Postive and mature attitudes, Quality focused, Effective communication, self-motivated learner.


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Studying in the work place means I can gain the real-life, hands on experience I need to progress in the early years sector!

Charlie Parker



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