Studying brickwork could lead to a variety of careers routes in the construction industry. You could be working with building contractors and local authorities, or as a sub-contractor for a building company. With experience, you could progress to a site supervisor or construction management.
Programmes delivered at the Wirral Waters Campus include:
|Introduction to Construction Crafts||Entry Level 3||R243|
|Bricklaying Diploma||Level 1||R076|
|Certificate in Construction Skills - Brickwork||Level 1||R262|
|Bricklaying Diploma||Level 2||R077|
|Bricklaying Diploma||Level 3||R078|
These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:
Bricklaying labourers can earn up to £15,000 per year and qualified bricklayers can earn between £13,000 and £23,000 a year. With experience, bricklayers can earn up to £30,000 per year. (Source)
Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in Trowel Occupations (Brickwork) are also available - visit our Apprenticeships A-Z page for more details.
Many students progress onto jobs and/or apprenticeships once they have completed their study programmes, whilst some decide to become self-employed and set up their own business once they have gained the skills and experience in the trade.