Former Barnsley College apprentice, Morgan Chambers, is celebrating after winning gold in bricklaying at the 2018 SkillBuild National Final.
Bricklaying allows you to work on a range of projects, from creating a single conservatory to building brand new homes or large commercial developments. A bricklayer’s job is to create and maintain structures, walls, chimneys, walkways and foundations using various types of blocks and tiles. They generally works on residential, commercial or industrial projects
You could also work on restoration projects, refurbishing brickwork and masonry. To become a bricklayer, you will need to be able to read plans and work in an organised way. If you enjoy doing practical things and you are interested in construction, bricklaying could be the perfect career for you.
Studying at Barnsley Colleges’ Construction Centre, also known as The CUBE, houses innovative and inspiring work areas with industry-led equipment, providing a high quality learning experience for students.