Bricklaying City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma at Epping Forest College
This course would be suitable for students wishing to pursue a career in the construction industry (specialising in brickwork). This is an intermediate course which will develop skills learnt in the Level 1 Diploma in Brickwork. The qualification consists of 6 units of assessments.
You will study units including:
- Know how to interpret working drawings to set out masonry structures
- Build cavity walling forming masonry structures up to damp proof course
- Carry out block laying activities
- Carry out cavity walling activities
- Health safety and welfare in construction
- Principles of building construction
English & Maths is included as part of your study programme at EFC. All students will be working towards a GCSE Grade C in English Language & Maths alongside their chosen subject. If you’ve already achieved these grades, we will work with you to develop your literacy and numeracy skills further throughout the year.
You will have the opportunity to undertake relevant work experience throughout your programme. Your tutor will help you identify the employability skills you need to improve, and our dedicated work experience team will help find a placement that’s right for you.
Successful completion of Diploma in Brickwork Level 1.
You will develop a portfolio of work. Your work will be internally and externally assessed and verified.
It is very important to find out about all of your options after you have completed your course. Some careers will require specific qualifications and training for you to work in the sector, whereas other jobs and careers do not have a set training route.
You may decide to continue to the next level of your current subject at this college. The College offers both A Levels and a wide range of subjects at Level 3. You must have the correct qualifications to progress on to Level 3 courses - this is usually an A*-C at GCSE, or a Merit/Distinction in the Level 2 vocational course.
You may also choose to apply for an Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3). Information about apprenticeships can be found at the National Apprenticeship website - you can search and apply for apprenticeships there. You then complete ONE application form, which you can use to apply for any Apprenticeship. The entry requirements vary a lot, depending on the employer, the college and the Apprenticeship. Notgoingtouni has information about Higher Apprenticeships as well as vacancies.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Epping Forest College directly.