Construction

Diploma in Bricklaying (CAA), Level 2

Course overview

Are you considering a career in the world of construction? Could you see yourself building your own house or the next great landmark? Do you enjoy working with your hands and as part of a team? If the answer is yes, then this course could be your next step up the construction career ladder.

Our Diploma in Bricklaying, Level 2, builds on the knowledge and key skills that you have learnt at Level 1 to offer you a deeper insight into the craft of bricklaying. Your Level 2 Diploma will leave you well qualified and ready to enter the world of paid employment!

Our course balances theory with some great hands-on experience. In our specially designed workshops you will learn how to build solid walling, cavity walling, thin joint masonry, cladding, and isolated and attached piers. You will look a variety of other building methods and construction techniques in much more detail than at Level 1.

You will also learn and apply safe working practices, and begin to interpret working drawings for masonry structures.

Entry requirements

You will have completed a Diploma in Bricklaying, Level 1, and be eager to learn new skills. Ideally, you will also have a reasonable standard of secondary education, including a minimum grade D in maths and English.

How will I be assessed?

You will assessed on an ongoing basis through exams, multiple-choice questions, project work and practical tests.

What can I do next

Your Diploma in Bricklaying, Level 2, is a great base for you to move on to our Level 3 qualification in the same subject. The course will give you a solid understanding of general construction work and is useful for progression into any area of the industry.