Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying

Huntingdon Campus

Course Duration:1 Year(s)
Course Mode:Full Time
Start Date:05/09/2019

Course Overview

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.

Progression & Career 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.

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.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

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.

How to Apply

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through or by using the Cambridge Area Partnership Application Form, which is held by your Careers Teacher at school.

You can also apply through a CRC Application Form, online here or download and complete here. If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448.

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to attend a 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.

Cambridge Campus Status

The Cambridge Campus is open as normal.

Huntingdon Campus Status

The Huntingdon Campus is open as normal.