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City & Guilds regularly consults on new qualification developments and qualification changes. On this page you will find information on our existing consultations relating to the Construction sector.

If you would like to know more, or would like to be involved in our product development processes, or have any other feedback please email construction@cityandguilds.com.

Level 3 Trailblazer Apprenticeship Qualifications for Brickwork and Plastering

City & Guilds is responding to government-led reforms in technical and professional education by introducing new qualifications to be taught as part of the Level 3 Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards.

We are now consulting on the new qualifications in Bricklaying and Plastering to be taught as part of the level 3 Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards for Brickwork and Plastering.  Please respond by 16th December 2016 (we will try to review responses received after this date, but cannot guarantee their inclusion). We welcome your feedback and invite you to:

  • Review the Consultation Overview document

  • Review the proposals for the trade area you are interested in, which includes the indicative content for each qualification

  • Complete the relevant employer or centre questionnaire (if you are a professional body or an individual, please complete the employer questionnaire).

Consultation overview (PDF)

Consultation Employer Questionnaire (Word)

Consultation Centre Questionnaire (Word)


Bricklaying Qualification indicative content (PDF)


Plastering Qualification indicative content (PDF)