NVQ Level 2 Trowel Occupations - Bricklaying

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At a glance:


£600+vat (25% discounted) – Flexible payment options available


4-6 months (Time taken, on average for experienced workers)

The Process:

Evidence is gathered by means of; videos, photographs, On-site assessments, observations, written questions, workplace documents, professional discussions, witness testimonies.  
Your assessor will support you throughout the process. Evidence is uploaded and assessed via an E Portfolio whereby you can track your progress throughout.

The Result:

On completion of the NVQ, you will be able to apply for a blue 'skilled worker' cscs card. The CSCS will ask for proof of your NVQ certificate along with proof of a HS&E operatives test pass within the last 2 years.

Who is the NVQ Level 2 Bricklaying qualification for?

The Bricklaying NVQ level 2 qualification is aimed at candidates who have some knowledge and basic skills with a trowel, likely to have been gained from working in a role under supervision. This construction NVQ course enables learners to gain recognition for their skills, gain a diploma in trowel occupations, and have the potential to take on more responsibility in the workplace. We will help you to gain your NVQ level 2 in trowel occupations (bricklaying) as quickly as possible. After gaining this qualification, you will become an experienced worker in trowel occupations (bricklaying)

Do You Need An NVQ To Be A Bricklayer?

You need to have a Bricklaying NVQ (level 2) to be able to work on a building site. Without an NVQ, you will not receive a blue CSCS card (skilled worker card) and will therefore not be allowed to gain access to any building site.

Bricklaying NVQ  Level 2 Price:

£600 +vat (25% discounted)

Flexible Payment Options:

  • Payment in full
  • 50% up front - 50% on completion
  • 4 equal monthly payments 

Bricklaying NVQ Entry Requirements:

The bricklaying course qualification will assess a learner’s competence in their current job role. Learners must be aged 16+ and be working in a role that will allow them to demonstrate their competence against the units below.

NVQ Level 2 Bricklaying - Course content and delivery:

The learner will be assessed using a range of methods tailored to their needs. These vary from on-site assessments, observations, written questions, evidence generated from the workplace, professional discussion, and witness testimonials.

Our Bricklaying NVQ (Level 2) Candidates must complete all of the required mandatory units plus a minimum of ONE optional unit:

Mandatory Units:

  • Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
  • Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace
  • Erecting masonry structures in the workplace
  • Setting out to form masonry structures in the workplace

Optional Units:

  • Erecting masonry cladding in the workplace
  • Erecting thin joint masonry in the workplace
  • Repairing and maintaining masonry structures in the workplace
  • Placing and compacting concrete in the workplace
  • Installing drainage in the workplace
  • Installing and forming specialist masonry elements in the workplace

Other Level 2 Qualifications we offer:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering (Groundworks)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Interior Systems (Drylining)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Wood Occupations (Carpentry)

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Steel Erecting 

Level 2 NVQ in Plant Operations

We are continuously adding more Level 2 qualifications to our portfolio.  If you don’t see the qualification you’re looking for, contact us and check if we can provide it.

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