Bricklaying Apprenticeship Standard (Level 2)

Bricklaying Apprenticeship Standard (Level 2)

Venue: The Construction Centre, Nursery Grove, Portobello Street, Hull, HU9 5XT
Duration: 24 months

Why this apprenticeship?

Do you like working in a hands-on environment? Do you like learning in a more practical way? Are you a hard worker and prepared to work outside in all weathers?

If so, the construction industry might be for you!

You will spend either one day a week (day release) or one full week (block release timetabled throughout your time on your apprenticeship) with Hull Training and Adult Education and the rest of the time with your employer on site.

You will learn the basics of bricklaying and once your skills have been developed, we would move on to more advanced skills.

Entry Requirements

You need to be aged 16 years and over
GCSE’s at Grade 3 or above in maths and English (D or above)
You do not need any prior bricklaying qualifications but you do need to be employed to start this course.
If you are not employed then we can help look for an employer or the Level 1 might be a great starting point for you.

Course Content

During this course you will learn a full range of skills that a qualified Bricklayer needs including:

  • Health safety and welfare in construction
  • Setting out brickwork
  • Mixing mortar
  • Laying bricks and blocks
  • Moving and handling

You will work towards gaining an apprenticeship standard in Bricklaying.  The apprenticeship standard contains a list of skills, knowledge and behaviours you will need to have learnt by the end of your apprenticeship.

Standards are occupation focused, the learning happens throughout the apprenticeship, and you are assessed at the end of your apprenticeship.

It is at this point you will need to prove you can carry out all aspects of the job. This is called the end-point assessment (EPA).

What qualifications will I achieve?

You would achieve:

Level 2 Standard in Bricklaying

You have to continue working on your English and maths if you did not get a 4 or above at GCSE, we have a dedicated team who would support you through those qualifications.

What can I do after this apprenticeship?

Here you will find some potential career pathways once you have completed your apprenticeship with us.

  • Level 3 Craft Bricklayer Apprenticeship
  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer
  • Property Maintenance


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