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Apprenticeship in Construction (Trowel Occupations - Bricklaying) Level 2

This Apprenticeship is ideal for developing skills and knowledge whilst working within the fast-paced world of construction
Course description: 

Apprenticeships are work-based training programmes designed around the needs of employers, which lead to nationally recognised qualifications.

This Apprenticeship is ideal for developing skills and knowledge whilst working within the fast-paced world of construction.  This qualification offers the unique opportunity to earn and learn in this sector.

Real work experience, which is personalised to each learner’s aspirations and interests, is integrated into the programme.

The Intermediate Apprenticeship in Bricklaying Level 2 is built up of a framework consisting of:
• City & Guilds Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) (6750-02)
• City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Bricklaying
• City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Functional Skills Mathematics
• City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Functional Skills English

Measurable benefits include: better team performance; productivity targets met or exceeded; quicker response time and reduced error rates.

Entry requirements: 

Apprenticeships are open to anyone over the age of 16, whether they have just left school or have been working for years.  Applicants need to be; legally permitted to work in the EU, employed in a relevant job role and not taking part in full-time education. 

Apprentices who took their GCSE’s more than five years ago and did not gain a C grade or above will need to take a literacy and numeracy test. Applicants will also be subject to a pre-enrolment interview.

Learning outcome: 

This course develops the skills and knowledge needed to be an effective employee in the construction industry.  It is recommended for employees who work within constructive role and who want to; further their career and gain a qualification through a flexible combination of training and assessment in the workplace.

In this course, learning is based around how a variety of construction services function and the wide variety of opportunities and career pathways in this sector.


Training and assessments are delivered at both the college and the workplace with learners being required to spend 1 day a week on campus. Assessment is via a variety of methods, including case studies, assignments, practical assessments and projects.

Career progression: 

Career or academic progression may include continuation, development or promotion at work or within this sector, progression onto an Advanced Apprenticeship or higher education.


To discuss Apprenticeship costs, please contact the Apprenticeship Team on 01603 773365 or employerpartnerships@ccn.ac.uk

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Approximately 24 months