Level 2 NVQ in Trowel Occupations

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Level 2 NVQ in Trowel Occupations Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification, for those working as a Bricklayer within the construction industry.


Blue CSCS Card

On completion of your NVQ qualification, along with passing the relevant CITB HS&E test (within the last 2 years), you will be able to apply for the blue CSCS skilled worker card. 

Blue CSCS Skilled Worker Card


L2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction)

Minimum Credit Value: 73

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 73 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 5 mandatory units plus 1 unit from the optional unit group. 

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 59 | Units Required: 5

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Setting Out Masonry Structures in the Workplace
Credits: 22 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace
Credits: 5 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Erecting Masonry Structures in the Workplace
Credits: 27 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace
Credits: 3 Level: 2 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
Credits: 2 Level: 1 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 14 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Repairing and Maintaining Masonry Structures in the Workplace 22 3 More info
Producing Internal Solid Plastering Finishes in the Workplace 22 2 More info
Producing External Solid Render Finishes in the Workplace 22 2 More info
Placing and Finishing Non-Specialist Concrete in the Workplace 21 2 More info
Maintaining Slate and Tile Roofing in the Workplace 14 2 More info
Installing Drainage in the Workplace 19 2 More info
Erecting thin joint masonry structures in the workplace 23 2 More info
Erecting Masonry Cladding in the workplace 24 2 More info