Your Future in Bricklaying

The construction industry is always expanding so the skills you learn on Boston College's Bricklaying courses will put you in demand!

Learn skills such as cavity walling, decorative brickwork, setting out structures, isolated piers and solid walling. You will also study the built environment including regulations, sustainability and renewable energies. Practical skills and techniques are taught in our large, fully equipped workshop, where you’ll use industry standard tools and materials.

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Build Your Knowledge

   Meet our Bricklaying Learners

Kian Baxter

There are a variety of topics covered on the course – it isn’t all about laying bricks.

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Aaron Payne

The workshops are as close to industry as possible, which really prepares us for employment.

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Tasha Atkins

I chose the Bricklaying course at Boston College because it’s a practical, hands-on course, which is ideal for me as I don’t like sitting at a desk.

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Sam De Guzman

I’ve always wanted to be a bricklayer, and after coming to a Boston College Open Event I was really impressed with the facilities and the atmosphere.

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Alex Johnson

After studying accountancy and catering I wanted to add another skill to my CV and an apprenticeship is a great way to learn a trade.

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Casey Haughton

My apprenticeship has well prepared for the world of work and look forward to becoming fully qualified.

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Tour Our Facilities

Find out more about our amazing Bricklaying facilities

Life as a Student

Find out what life is like as a Bricklaying Student at Boston College!


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