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Bricklayer (ST0095) Level 2 Apprenticeship

Tresham College Bricklaying FE


Bricklayer (ST0095) Level 2 Apprenticeship

The role of Bricklayer involves laying bricks, blocks and other types of building components in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures.

The construction industry is a vital part of the British economy – it employs around 3 million people in the UK! The government plans to build more homes in the future, meaning that this is a growth sector, providing many opportunities.

Course Information

College attendance

Bedford – Block release 2 weeks


Corby Day- Thursday

College Day Release intakes

September and October.

However, can start apprenticeship at any time within workplace.

When can the apprentice start employment?

When offered job role and start date agreed with employer.

When can the apprenticeship training start?

As soon as Apprentice starts employment. Arrangements will be made to start apprenticeship and college delivery.

Course content

This is a varied career. You will work on new builds, restoration projects, refurbishing housing and a range of commercial and other types of building.

You may work independently, or as part of a larger construction team.

Knowledge, skills and behaviours include:


  • health and safety
  • customer service
  • communication
  • buildings
  • energy efficiency
  • materials
  • alternative construction techniques
  • radial and battered brickwork
  • feature and reinforced brickwork
  • fireplaces and chimneys.


  • preparation of materials
  • safe working
  • working area
  • masonry structures
  • radial and battered brickwork
  • feature and reinforced brickwork
  • other brickwork
  • building technology


  • positive and mature attitude
  • quality focused
  • effective communication
  • self-motivated learner

Entry requirements

English & Maths

Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the End-Point Assessment. For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3. A British Sign Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative to the English qualification for those whose primary language is BSL.

Training in the workplace
  • Learning a variety of skills to enable the apprentice to be able to develop and complete their Apprenticeship and EPA
  • 20% off the job training
  • College attendance
  • Regular 10/12/week Meetings with Training Coordinator and Apprentice to discuss progress and set SMART targets throughout apprenticeships
Further study and career options

Course progression:

To be discussed at end of course.

Career progression:

Supervisor/ Team Leader .

Additional information and costs
  • Safety boots
  • High-visibility clothing
  • Tools (optional to bring into college)

Study is available at the following campuses:

  • Bedford College
  • Tresham College Corby Campus
  • Tresham College Wellingborough Campus
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Next Steps

How to apply

To start this Apprenticeship you will need to be employed in a relevant job role – visit the Apprenticeships section of our website, where you can view our Apprenticeship vacancies. For further information or queries you can email us or call 01234 291747.

Apprentices do not have to pay a fee to study, however the employer may be required to pay depending on their Levy entitlement/age of the candidate. For further information call 01234 291747.

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Available Courses
Tresham College Corby campus
Starts: Various
Type: Apprenticeships
Length: 3 years
Day(s): Flex

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.