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NVQ Diploma Trowel Occupations (Construction) - Bricklaying

Course Name 
Cskills NVQ Diploma Trowel Occupations - Construction L2Available for Enquiries
Course Details
Location Blended Learning
Level Level 2
Start Date

Various start dates


12-18 months

Mode of Study Part-time
Awarding Body


Course Overview

This Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) qualification is suitable for those who are employed working with or as a bricklayer.

This qualification enables you, to recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding as well as demonstrate your competence in the workplace when carrying out the role of a bricklayer.

You will learn through formal delivery in the college environment both in the classroom and the practical workshop. This will supplement the learning that is taking place in the workplace.

What You Will Study

This Bricklaying qualification supports you to attain enabling, fundamental and transferable practical skills with associated underpinning knowledge.

You will learn key practical skills and knowledge in these mandatory and optional units.
The mandatory elements are:

  • Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Conforming to Productive Working practices in the Workplace
  • Erecting Masonry structures in the Workplace
  • Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
  • Setting out to form masonry structures in the Workplace
How You Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed against a set of performance and knowledge statements which have been derived from National Occupational Standards for your occupational area (Recommended Qualification Structure (RQS) for Trowel Occupations (Construction) Level 2).

You will be assessed by an occupationally competent and qualified assessor whose job is to work with the learner and help the learner complete the qualification.

The learner will be required to produce a Portfolio of Evidence showing how you have met the performance and knowledge criteria for each unit required within the qualification, as directed by your assessor.

In order to achieve/pass this qualification learners must successfully complete/achieve all five Mandatory units and one Optional unit.

Entry Requirements

You need to be  working as a Bricklayer before being able to start the course.

Attendance Expectations

This qualification can be attended on a day release basis, attending one day per week expected to be a Friday.

Alternatively, attendance can be one evening per week expected to be a Monday evening, with a block week in December and a further block week in January.

Fee Information

These fees relate to 2024/25:


Further Study

Further training and/or experience will enable entry into supervisory and management positions within the workplace.

Course Groups (W) Vocational Course
Subject Area (W) Construction & Civil Engineering
Client Group (W) 19+
Search Ref (W) 59557
Website Ref (W) DJGGXRY64B
Website Ref (W) ZQKZ2B344R
Information last amended: 25 April 2024 10:15

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