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Learn all the skills you’ll need for a successful career in the construction industry with a course in Brickwork the trowel trades course (formally known as brickwork).

You’ll learn skills such as masonry cladding, cavity walling, and how to construct solid walling, attached and isolated piers. in our fully equipped workshops, where you’ll get hands on experience of the trade.

You will also study the built environment including regulations, sustainability and renewable energies.

And don’t forget, our tutors are all qualified tradespeople with first-hand and up-to-date professional experience that they can share with you, to ensure once you’re qualified you’ll be ready to start your career.
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through a Bricklaying Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ on the right hand side to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Bricklaying.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.
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Case studies

Dominic Ford

I chose to go straight in to an Apprenticeship instead of staying in full time education because I wanted to learn practical skills from on-the-job training. Read more...

Scott Waltham-Shute

I chose to study Bricklaying at Boston College because I had heard good reviews, and it was the most appealing course to me. Read more...

Department news

Boston College Apprentices gain the Barry and Peggy High Scholarship

Boston College Apprentices have earned scholarships under the Barry & Peggy High Scholarship Foundation.


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  • Bricklayer
  • Stonemason
  • Builder
  • Site Manager
  • Estimator
  • Restorer
  • Conservationalist
  • Construction Technician