Brickwork - Level 2 Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College
There is a new generation of young Bricklayers emerging. This group are fit, bright, ambitious and focused on a successful and rewarding career.
They know the options and the freedom that a career in Bricklaying provides. Level 2 Brickwork is a progression route for learners who have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma or for a mature person who is looking for a career change or has some Bricklaying experience but is not presently employed in the construction industry.
This programme provides an ideal progression route from the CITB Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying. This full-time programme combines both theoretical and practical aspects and provides learners with an intermediate level qualification, ideal for those looking to increase their skills and knowledge of Brickwork or seek employment in this area.
The Diploma is awarded by CITB Construction Skills. During the programme you will be expected to apply the knowledge and skills you have learnt into variety of work activities in a variety of contexts.
This course includes the following units of study:
- Carrying out safe working practices in construction
- Information, quantities and communicating with others
- Building methods and construction technology
- Interpreting working drawings to set out
- Masonry structures
- Thin joint masonry and masonry cladding
- Build solid walling, isolated and attached piers
- Build cavity walling forming masonry structures
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language and/or relevant subject qualification or level 1 course in chosen subject at merit or above and/or English language and maths at level 1.
Alternatively appropriate work experience in a working environment. If work experience opportunities arise, you will be expected to attend.
For workshop activities steel toe capped boots or shoes are required. Learners will also be encouraged to purchase a basic set of tools including: Tape, Brick line, Corner Blocks and Brick Jointer.
Many former learners from Yorkshire Coast College have, once qualified, gone on to form very successful career working with larger companies and also forming their own building businesses.
Yorkshire Coast College work closely with Scarborough Borough Council, local and national employers who are all currently working on projects in our area. We are also looking at introducing a number of new local Apprenticeship opportunities.
Some of the current and ongoing developments in our region include:
- A new housing development at Eastfield called Middle Deep Dale
- The relocation of Tesco’s to a brand new site that will incorporate a new build
- A brand new housing development in Filey
- An extension to Sainsburys
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.