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Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Bricklaying at Henley College Coventry

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

If you are interested in becoming a Bricklayer, then a Level 2 Apprenticeship in Bricklaying may just be the
course of learning for you.

You’ll learn how to interpret working drawings to set out masonry structures, producing thin joint masonry
and masonry cladding, build solid walling, isolated and attached piers and construct cavity walling
forming masonry structures.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Individual employers will set the selection criteria but typically, you will need grades 3 or above (D or above in the old grade structure) in English and maths.

JOB ROLES THIS SUPPORTS

  • Bricklayer
  • General Builder

QUALIFICATIONS GAINED

  • NVQ Level 2 Bricklaying

STRUCTURE OF THE PROGRAMME

The aim of this qualification is to recognise the knowledge, skills and competence demonstrated by an individual in the workplace. The Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Brickwork provides the opportunity for individuals who specialise in Brick to demonstrate their competence. The qualification comprises of 5 mandatory units and 1 optional unit.

MANDATORY UNITS

  • Erecting masonry structures in the workplace
  • Setting out masonry structures in the workplace
  • Conforming to general health and safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
  • Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

OPTIONAL UNITS

  • Erecting masonry cladding in the workplace
  • Erecting thin joint masonry structure in the workplace
  • Placing and finishing non-specialist concrete in the workplace
  • Maintaining slate and tile roofing in the workplace
  • Repairing and maintaining masonry structure in the workplace
  • Installing drainage in the workplace
  • Producing internal solid plastering finishes in the workplace
  • Producing external solid render finishes in the workplace

ASSESSMENT

In addition to completing and achieving the knowledge based qualifications you will prepare a portfolio
of evidence, attend College one day per week and receive regular workplace assessments in order
to assess competency and sit a Functional Level 1 English and maths if you do not have grade 4 (C in the old grade structure).

DURATION

The training duration will be a minimum of 24 months.

Entry requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria but typically, you will need grades 3 or above (D or above in the old grade structure) in English and maths.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 30 October 2017
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