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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Bricklaying at Selby College

Course description

Developed in response to the industry’s request for broader training to improve the skills, knowledge and understanding of the future workforce this course provides you with an introduction to Bricklaying.

Course content


 • Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structures

 • Producing thin joint masonry and masonry cladding

 • Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers

 • Construct cavity walling forming masonry structures

Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course

Entry requirements

Standard Level 2 entry requirements apply. For this course you may also have a Level 1 Diploma in Basic Construction Skills. It would be advisable to have a basic understanding and experience of Bricklaying prior to starting the course.


90% Coursework, 10% Exam.

Financial information

Students will be given the option to attend a CSCS card test at an additional cost of £30* to allow them to gain access to construction sites and possible work placement opportunities.

Future opportunities

On successful completion you may be able to move on to Level 2 Extended Diploma to enhance your bricklaying skills or BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Construction and Built Environment (providing you have achieved Grade 4 or above in GCSE Maths and English), or a Bricklaying Apprenticeship.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 19 October 2018
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