We are still accepting applications for September 2020 starts.

Our campuses remain closed for the foreseeable future 

Easter Closure and return to study

The College will be closed from Saturday 4th April to Tuesday 14th April (inclusive), there will be no work set for classroom based courses over this normal 2 week holiday period, however we will be returning to remote working on Wednesday 15th April for staff to continue to prepare online learning and resources.

UCC students and Apprentices will return to their online remote learning on Monday 20th April.

Further Education students will return to online remote learning on Wednesday 22nd April. This delay is to allow teaching staff to prepare materials for the next few weeks of online learning on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st April.

Brickwork NVQ Diploma Level 2 – Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA)

Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA) – Successful completion of the 2 day assessment results in a Level 2 Brickwork NVQ Diploma.

Who is this course aimed at?

Candidates will have a minimum of 5 years industry experience. It is essential that you are either employed or self employed and are covered by Public Liability Insurance.

Course Objectives/Key Benefits

Successful completion of the 2 day assessment results in an NVQ Level 2 in your chosen trade.

Course Content

Brickwork NVQ Diploma Level 2 – Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA) course content

Mandatory Units

  • Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace
  • Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace
  • Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace
  • Erecting masonry structures in the workplace
  • Setting out masonry structures in the workplace

Optional Units (1 required)

  • Erecting masonry cladding in the workplace
  • Erecting thin joint masonry structures in the workplace
  • Placing and finishing non-specialist concrete in the workplace
  • Maintaining slate and tile roofing in the workplace
  • Repairing and maintaining masonry structures in the workplace
  • Producing internal solid plastering finishes in the workplace
  • Producing external solid render finishes in the workplace
  • Installing drainage in the workplace

Course Outcome/Qualification:

NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Brickwork

Brickwork NVQ Diploma Level 2 – Experienced Worker Practical Assessment (EWPA)
DurationTwo consecutive days
Start DatePlease contact us for further information


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The course information describes programmes offered by Colchester Institute. The College takes all reasonable steps to provide courses as described, but cannot guarantee provision. The information is for guidance and does not form any part of a contract.

The College reserves the right to update and amend information as and when necessary. Colchester Institute will do its best to provide the courses shown, but may have to modify or withdraw a course depending on customer demand and other factors.