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Bricklaying - C&G Diploma Level 2 at Chichester College

Course description

This course is for students who wish to improve their practical and theoretical techniques in their chosen construction area. It provides an opportunity to obtain a sound base in the knowledge and basic practical skills of Bricklaying required by employers and industry.


Course content

The course is run over two and a half days each week and is designed in individual units of competence in specific areas of the Brickwork both practical and theoretical aspects of the craft are covered. If you are a full time student aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme which will consist of your main course, enterprise and enrichment activities, English and maths as well work experience. 

The course is broken into 75% practical training and 25% theory training. Practical training will be hands on work in the workshop using all the relevant tools and equipment following demonstrations and becoming proficient with tools of the trade. Theory is generally classroom based with a range of delivery and activities to suit individual learning needs. 

Entry requirements

You will need to have achieved the Diploma 1 in Bricklaying qualification and have the correct leaning aptitude to progress on to this course.


Assessments for theory based units of the qualification are carried out using unit test both computerised and paper based. Practical assessments are carried out on completion of practical end tests using the awarding bodies tolerances and marking schemes.

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website

Future opportunities

Could lead to an apprenticeship in Bricklaying and a career as a fully
qualified Bricklayer.

Further information

Our outstanding new G Block workshop and classrooms with
 tools and equipment. A great range of food outlets and sports facilities to keep you engaged during your breaks
You will need the usual learning equipment such as a
 theory aspect of the course. For the practical you must wear safety boots and Hi-Visibility vest at all times


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 March 2016
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