Cookies on the Belfast Met website

We use cookies to ensure that you receive the best experience of our website. By continuing to use our website you are agreeing to our use of cookies. For more information about cookies and how to manage them, read our Cookie Policy.

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma In Bricklaying (QCF)

Course Code: C2378
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 04 Sep 17
End Date: 24 Jun 18
Time: 09:00-16:30
Day of Week: N/A

This is a course for those who wish to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in bricklaying. It covers the following skills:
• Health, safety and welfare in construction
• Principles of building construction, information and communication
• Interpreting working drawings to set out masonry structure
• Building solid walling, isolated and attached piers
• Construction cavity walling forming masonry structures

The course consists of theory and practical lessons. Once you have completed the practical training, you will undertake a range of practical assessments and online examinations. In addition the course will cover Essential Skills in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT (if required) plus you will complete an Employability and Personal and Social Development qualification. Industry placement is a compulsory element of the programme and you will be expected to attend placement. On completion of the course, you can progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship programme provided you have secured employment or alternatively to other further education options.

This programme of study is likely to include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Entry Requirements

Please refer to the College’s admissions criteria for Level 2 courses.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

One of the most important features of the course is the opportunity it provides for work based learning, since every student undertakes an extended work placement with a local company, as an integral part of the course. During the placement, studentsbecome acquainted with all aspects of the operations of the construction industry.

Contact Information

Kieran Montgomery, Tel. 028 90 265419

Email: [email protected]