Level 2 NVQ in Trowel Occupations - Bricklaying

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Level 2 NVQ Bricklaying 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.


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L2 NVQ Diploma in Trowel Occupations (Construction) - Bricklaying

Minimum Credit Value: 75

Reference: 603/5460/4 

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: 64 | Units Required: 5

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Setting out to form masonry structures in the workplace
Credits: 23 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: 31 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: 11 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Erecting Masonry Cladding in the Workplace 24 2 More info
Erecting Thin Joint Masonry Structures in the Workplace 24 2 More info
Installing and forming specialist masonry elements in the workplace 21 3 More info
Installing drainage in the workplace 19 2 More info
Placing and Compacting Concrete in the Workplace 11 2 More info
Repairing and maintaining masonry structures in the workplace 25 3 More info