Bricklayers are craftspeople who construct brickwork for all types of buildings and structures. Those looking to become a bricklayer and are interested in our competition, will take into consideration scientific principles such as insulation, humidity and the way different materials erode when working their trade.

The individual will need knowledge of building and construction, being able to measure work areas, set out first rows of bricks and blocks alongside mixing mortar. They should also be flexible and open to change, and have the ability to work well with their hands.

Work well and carefully with your hands
Work well as a member of a team
Have a good level of fitness
Are happy to work outside in all weather

Career opportunities

  • Site supervisor

  • Historical restorations

  • Construction Management

  • Training Centre Instructor

Average Salary
Entry Level
- 2.2%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

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