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Brickwork Apprenticeship Level 2 at Lowestoft College

Course description

An Apprenticeship is a work-based learning programme for people aged 16 and over. It provides an excellent opportunity to combine both training in the workplace and in the College. Whilst on the programme, you will be working towards an NVQ (National Vocational Qualification), Technical Certificate and Functional Skills.

Course content

NVQ Level 2 Mandatory Units
On-the-job training

  • Conform to general workplace safety
  • Conform to efficient work practices
  • Move and handle resources
  • Erect masonry structures
  • Set out masonry structures


Optional Units

  • Erect masonry cladding
  • Lay domestic drainage
  • Erect thin joint masonry structures
  • Place and finish non-specialist concrete
  • Plaster and render surfaces
  • Maintain slate and tile roofing


Off-the job training

  • Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Knowledge of information, quantities and communicating with others 2
  • Information, quantities and communicating with others 2
  • Knowledge of building methods and construction technology 2
  • Building methods and construction technology 2
  • Know how to interpret working drawings to set out masonry structures
  • Interpret working drawings to set out masonry structures
  • Knowledge of thin joint masonry and masonry cladding
  • Thin joint masonry and masonry cladding
  • Know how to build solid walling, isolated and attached piers
  • Build solid walling, isolated and attached piers
  • Know how to build cavity walling forming masonry structures
  • Build cavity walling forming masonry structures

Future opportunities

Advanced Apprenticeship (AA) in Brickwork

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 April 2016
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