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Brickwork Level 2 Diploma at Hackney Community College

Course description

In addition to learning topics from the level 1 course in more detail, you will learn about employment rights and responsibilities.

Course content

You will study a combination of practical and theory, with a focus on further developing brickwork skills and techniques, building on the skills learnt at level 1.

You need to commit to the full 36 weeks of study, have a positive and enthusiastic approach to learning a trade skill and have 100% attendance. Much of the learning on the course will take place at College, with some assignments undertaken at home.


Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma or equivalent – or experience of working onsite. Selection is also by College interview and assessment.



You will be assessed by observation, a portfolio of evidence, practical assignments and an end-of-year computer examination.


Financial information

·         16-18 year-olds do not have to pay tuition fees on FE courses

·         many 16-18 year-olds may be eligible to receive a bursary

·         many 16-18 year-olds can receive a Free College Meals pass (depending on eligibility)

·         Transport for London student travel cards are available.

·         Re-sits, CRB fees and other incidental costs are to be paid when due.

Future opportunities

Level 3 Diploma or full NVQ if / when you are employed.


Further information

Before you start your lessons, you’ll take part in induction sessions, where you’ll meet other students and find out all about the support that’s available to you. This includes learning about the Virtual Learning Environment, tutorials and the campus facilities. All students can receive free, confidential and impartial advice on things like: your next step in education or your career, finance, housing, health, immigration, benefit claims, legal problems, sexual health, drugs, staying safe, personal / emotional concerns and other issues.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 April 2016
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