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Bricklaying Intermediate Apprenticeship Level 2 at Craven College

Course description

If you enjoy a practical working environment and want to start building the steps to learning a trade in depth – the Bricklaying Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship could be just what you're looking for! Learn how to renew the maintenance of a variety things in the work place and build up a good set of transferrable skills.

The construction industry is varied and a wide range of specialist skills are required to enable builders to interpret architectural drawings and bring these into reality; whether its houses or hospitals, garages or grand designs.  You will learn various practical skills and techniques that will equip you with the foundations for a career in this industry. Whether you are working for a large national organisation or a small local company, few jobs will be the same and will vary from development of new buildings, extensions and conversions to the maintenance and restoration of listed buildings.

Course content

Level 2 Diploma/NVQ in Bricklaying units include:
• Build Other Structures Using Brick, Block & Local Stone 
• Build Solid & Cavity Walls 
• Interpret Working Drawings 
• Set Out Structures  
Additional Study
• Functional Skills in Maths & English 
• Personal Learning & Thinking Skills (PLTS) 
• Employee Rights & Responsibilities 
• You may also complete units such as; Safety and Use of Abrasive Wheels 

Entry requirements

  • Employment within the industry 
  • 3 GSES 9-3 (A*-D)


You will attend College one day per week, plus in some cases occasional periods of block release. Periodically an assessor will visit you in the workplace to carry out on-site assessments. You will prepare work based evidence and be assessed across a range of activities to demonstrate the development of your skills and knowledge.

Financial information

For information about Financial Support that Craven College can offer visit: Fees & Funding

Future opportunities


  • Level 2 to Level 3. From there you can go in to Higher Education or undertake other industry qualifications


  • Bricklayer
  • Tradesman
  • Builder
  • Senior Builder
  • Site Manager
  • Freelance Bricklayer

Further information

At Craven College we want you to be successful both during your time here at College and anything you decide to do after College.

The support services within College exist to help support you to get the most out of your course: Craven College Support

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Craven College directly.

Last updated date: 15 September 2017
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