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Brickwork City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

Learners will gain a full insight into the construction industry and gain the necessary knowledge and skills to acheive a Level 2 qualification in Brickwork

Course content

On the course you will study: Health, Safety and welfare that will cover your own and employers responsibilities and the Principles of building construction, information and communication that will cover topics in: Types of building information; Environmental considerations; Construction of foundations; Construction of internal and external walls; Construction of floors; Construction of roofs and Communication using terminology for construction Scientifics and engineering principles.

Entry requirements

Learners will have to have a sponsored work placement and attend an interview with a member of the Brickwork team. To successfully achieve the Qualification a minimum attendance of 90% is expected, in addition all personal PPE, writing paper, drawing equipment and scale rule must be brought to all sessions.


Assessment is via completion of coursework and portfolio, practical assessments, practical phase test and end of unit multiple choice exam. Assessment for the NVQ is achieved by assessment in the workplace, and building a portfolio of evidence.

Financial information

Learners will have to provide their own stationery equipment including writing paper, pens, HB and 2H pencils, lever arch file, Architects scale rule, Personal Protective equipment to include high-Vis vest, safety boots/shoes and recommended textbooks.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course will lead onto the Diploma and NVQ Level 3 in Brickwork.

Further information

1 day per week.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: H0492
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  • More information
    • Located in Harrowbrook Industrial Estate, this Campus is like stepping into a real life construction and logistics workplace.

      • Forklift Truck training and maintenance area
      • Live warehouse
      • Lift Truck driver training
      • Carpentry workshop
      • Brickwork area
      • Construction workshop, featuring work bays where you can get hands on experience in multi-skills including painting, decorating, tiling and plastering
      • Student Centre
      • Computer Suite
      • Refectory
      • Industry tools, donated by local employers

      Subjects available to study at this campus include:

      • Brickwork
      • Carpentry
      • Forklift Truck
      • Logistics
      • Multi-skills - covering paintering, decorating, plastering and tiling

      To find out more about North Warwickshire & Hinckley College:

      024 7624 3000