Bricklayer Apprenticeship Standard
Apprenticeship • Level 2
About the course
The broad purpose of the occupation is to lay bricks and blocks, sometimes utilising modern methods of construction and premanufactured elements to construct walls. Bricklayers carry out simple setting out, prepare mortar and use a trowel to lay bricks, mortar and apply damp-proof materials to complete the project to specification and required design. Bricklayers use spirit levels and plumb lines to check building alignment and use hammers and chisels to shape and trim bricks and blocks. Bricklayers typically work outdoors on construction sites, in most weathers and at height.
Type of LearningApprenticeship
Study ModeDay Release
Duration24 months plus 3 months EPA period
Awarded ByThe Construction EPA Company
Candidates must have Grade 3 GCSE's in English and Math's. Individuals circumstances maybe considered on application.
Apprentices will complete 24 months of practical training followed by an End Point Assessment (EPA). This consists of; 10 hour Practical exam Multiple choice theory exam 45 minute Interview/ Professional Discussion with an assessor
Careers & Progression
Apprentices who complete the Level 2 Bricklayer Standard may be considered to progress on to the Level 3 Craft Bricklayer Standard