• LevelLevel 2
  • Duration25 weeks
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds


This course is designed for students who to enter the building industry and want to learn intermediate brickwork skills and knowledge.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Know the Health and Safety Reg, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Principles of Building Construction Information and Communication
  • Interpret Working Drawings to Set Out Masonry Structures
  • Think Joint Masonry and Masonry Cladding
  • Build Solid Walling, Isolated and Attached Piers
  • Build Cavity Walling Forming Masonry Structures

You will study 11.5 hours per week.

Days and times confirmed upon enrolment.

Entry requirements

You must have achieved a Level 1 Diploma in relevant trade. If you are 19+ you must have achieved GCSEs with a minimum grade of 2 (E) or equivalent including maths, English language and science.

You will be assessed through coursework, practical and written examinations.

This can lead to further study at Middlesbrough College with the HNC in Building Studies, or NVQ Level 2 or 3 if employment is gained with a bricklaying company.


If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. Many people qualify for free tuition fees,
for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333.

Level 2 Entitlement: If you are aged 19 - 23 on the start date of the course and this is your first full Level 2 qualification, the course is free if you are studying for an entry or Level 1
qualification (except Basic Skills) where a step from Basic Skills is needed in order to progress to a first full Level 2 course or this is a first full Level 2 qualification.


If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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