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Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying at Cambridge Regional College

Course description

This course will allow you to develop basic skills in bricklaying and will prepare you for employment. If necessary, you will also study maths and English, and complete relevant work experience.

Entry requirements

To access this course you will need to have successfully completed the Level 1 Diploma in Bricklaying or have equivalent experience.In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.


Your bricklaying knowledge and skills will be assessed in a range of ways by your course tutor. These will include observations of your practical work, End of unit practical tests, Production of a portfolio of your knowledge and practical work, On-line multiple choice end of unit knowledge tests and a practical workbook.

Cskills Awards (CITB) Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying. This course specialises in developing bricklaying skills and you will study topics such as: Health & Safety, Setting Out Buildings, Construction of Solid Wall, Cavity Wall and attached Piers. As part of your Study Programme you will also study GCSE English and mathematics, you will also be required to undertake extensive periods of work experience related to your chosen vocational area.

Financial information

We are committed to providing financial support to learners where it is available. We would actively encourage you to enquire about possible financial support as soon as you can. Depending on your situation, you may qualify for a contribution towards College costs such as kit, equipment, residential fees, meals, childcare etc. Enquiries can be made to

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you may be able to join a Level 3 Diploma in Bricklaying. You could undertake an apprenticeship within the building trade.

Further information

We would encourage you to visit one of our Cambridge Regional College Open Days:

Cambridge: Wednesday 3rd April 2019 4:30pm-7:30pm
Huntingdon: Thursday 2nd May 2019 4:30pm-7:30pm
Cambridge: Thursday 13th June 2019 4:30pm-7:30pm
Huntingdon: Saturday 15th June 9:30am-12:30pm

If you need any more information about any of our courses, please request a copy of our full-time prospectus or contact our Information & Advice Team on 01223 226315.

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply online via or by using the Cambridge Area Partnership application form (depending on your school). Please ask your careers teacher at school.

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to attend a college Welcome Event, which gives you and your parents/carers the opportunity to have a look around the College, talk to the tutors and ask any questions you may have.

We look forward to seeing you at the College soon!

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 April 2019
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