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Brick/Block Laying, Rendering Level 2 (CVQ)

Who is the qualification for?

This qualification is for individuals working in the construction industry: for example:

  • Masons
  • Bricklayers
  • Foremen
  • Skilled/Semi-skilled Workers
  • Apprentices
  • Artisans

This list is not exhaustive and only serves to illustrate the breadth of the qualification.


How is it structured?

To be awarded this Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ), candidates must successfully complete all mandatory  units. Elective units achieved will be awarded unit Statements of  Competence. 


What does it cover?

The mandatory units include:

  • Draw and interpret simple drawings
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Prepare for solid plastering
  • Mix cementious materials (mortar and concrete)
  • Prepare surface
  • Carry out levelling
  • Apply solid render
  • Lay bricks/blocks (wall and corner)
  • Lay multi-thickness walls and piers 

The optional units include:

  • Carry out excavation and install support
  • Prepare for dry wall plastering
  • Prepare for demolition process
  • Prepare for painting and decorating
  • Erect and strip formwork for concrete work
  • Carry out steel fixing
  • Carry out concrete work

Where is it available?

There are no Assessment Centres offering this qualification at this time. For further information email us at office@tvetcouncil.com.bb or call (246) 435-3096 or (246) 228-3383.

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