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Brickwork Level 2 Diploma at Northumberland College

Course description

The course is for anyone who has an interest in the construction industry who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to become a bricklayer qualified to a level 2 diploma standard.

Course content

You will learn thin joint masonry cladding, solid walling, cavity walling and both isolated and attached piers. Ideal if you would like to further develop your bricklaying skills and knowledge.

Entry requirements

You should have two GCSEs at grade D in English and Maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification and have an interest in bricklaying


Your progress will be assessed through practical and knowledge assignments throughout the course as your skills and knowledge develops.

Future opportunities

After successfully completing the course you could progress onto a Level 3 Diploma in Brickwork which will enhance your skills and knowledge to advanced craft level and equip you with supervisory and management skills.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.