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Bricklaying Level 2 Diploma at Amersham and Wycombe College

Course description

Learners will gain a full insight into the construction industry and gain the necessary knowledge and skills to achieve a Level 2 qualification in bricklaying.

This course builds on the skills gained at Level 1 and includes further practical development. It provides knowledge required to understand and apply the skills of bricklaying

Course content

It consists of a number of units including setting out, brick and block walling, storage of materials and working efficiently. This course builds on the practical and theoretical assessments covered in the Level 1 Construction Diploma. You are expected to demonstrate more ambitious practical skills in bricklaying through a variety of larger scale projects. Successful completion of a Health and Safety test is also required.
Some of the units are:
Know how to carry out safe working practices in construction
Carry out safe working practices in construction
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
Build solid walling, isolated and attached piers
Know how to build cavity walling forming masonry structures
Build cavity walling forming masonry structures
A practical assignment

Entry requirements

The entry requirement is the completion of Level 1 Diploma. Learners will have to attend an interview with a member of the brickwork team.

Assessment

Completion will be by:
Achievement of each unit and practical assessment
Completion of a portfolio of work
Synoptic practical assignment set by CAA
Online test
Attendance rate min 90%

Financial information

Learners will have to provide their own safety footwear and stationery equipment (folders etc.)

Future opportunities

Construction Award Alliance Diploma Level 2 in Brickwork
Next steps are progression onto Diploma Level 3 Bricklaying

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Amersham and Wycombe College directly.

Last updated date: 18 January 2016
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