European Social Fund

BRICKLAYING - LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA

Awarded By: NOCN
Level: Level 2
Last Updated: 18-05-22

The Level 2 Bricklaying Diploma, awarded by NOCN, is a vocational qualification, allowing you to demonstrate the achievement of practical skills, understanding and knowledge in this popular trade area.

Providing you with a comprehensive skills set, to successfully progress into employment within the construction sector, or onto a Level 3 qualification, the course comprises of 64 credits, achieved through the study of mandatory and optional modules.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

On this course you will study a range of mandatory and optional modules. Mandatory modules include:

  • Construction Health and Safety
  • The Construction Industry
  • Setting Out Masonry Structures
  • Constructing Solid Walls
  • Constructing Cavity Walls

Two optional modules will also be studied. Namely:

  • Non-Specialist Concrete: Placing and Finishing
  • Repair and Maintain Masonry

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?

You will be taught by highly experienced tutors in our newly renovated and purpose built Construction Skills Centre.

This course has been designed and will be delivered as a two month, intensive programme, making it ideal if you are looking to re-enter the world of work or embark upon a total career change in a construction trade of your choice.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

Assessment methods vary from module to module but may include end of module tests, practical assessments and tutor questioning.

To successfully achieve the qualification, a total of 64 credits must be achieved from a selection of mandatory and optional units.

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?

This course offers a free, basic tool kit and PPE in addition to employer interview opportunities upon successful completion.

 Achievement of the qualification provides progression opportunities to Level 3 study and/or progression into employment.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To join this course you must already hold a Level 1 Bricklaying qualification or have at least two years employment experience in industry as a labourer.

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