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September 1 Year Level 2 Part-Time - Day Ashington Main Campus Skills & Qualifications Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course will give you hands-on training, the highest industry standards and employability skills to support your career.

Students benefit from our strong employer links, which open the door to work experience opportunities, industry visits and professional mentoring.
Our purpose-built facilities provide generous space for practical construction and our industry expert staff have vast experience as well as great contacts across the industry.

You will need to have a National Certificate/Diploma in Construction or related subject area; or an NVQ Level 3 in a Construction Craft including a suitably recognised ‘bridging’ course programme and/or site experience. If you are a mature student, you wi

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

Your progress will be assessed through practical and knowledge assignments throughout the course as your skills and knowledge develops. Your Maths and English skills will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

The course is for anyone who has an interest in the construction industry who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to become a bricklayer qualified to a level 2 diploma standard.

You will learn thin joint masonry cladding, solid walling, cavity walling and both isolated and attached piers. Units will also cover safe working practices, contributing to setting out and several other bricklaying skills.

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What’s next?

You could progress to the Level 3 Diploma in Trowel Occupations.

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Why choose Northumberland College?

We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.

Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.

Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.