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Occupations Brickwork - BTEC Level 2 Trowel at Cordeaux Academy

Course description

This 1 year course covers all the knowledge and

skills to start a career as a bricklayer.

Your course will include:

Health and Safety

Structure of the construction industry

Sustainability in construction

Construction Processes and Operations for

• Low-rise buildings

Construction Drawing Techniques •

Exploring Trowel Operations •

Performing Blockwork Operations

Performing Brickwork Operations

Trowel Skills for Setting Out Masonry •


Building masonry structures

Learners may be given the opportunity to obtain the CSCS card.

Learners will also undertake suitable literacy,

numeracy and employability qualifications alongside this course if they do not already possess these.

Entry requirements

Level 1 in Construction or associated Bricklaying course or:

Relevant industry experience

Successful assessment and interview

It may be possible for suitably qualified

individuals to fast-track from Level 1 to 2 within the same academic year.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the Level 2 course and the achievement of GCSE English, Maths and a Science may allow learners to progress to Level 3, which is primarily a site management

qualification. Success at Level 2 including Functional Skills can lead to acceptance as an apprentice or into employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cordeaux Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 July 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year