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Bricklayers

About this career

£23,986

Median salary

New workers start around £17,937.16. Normal pay is £23,986 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £36,740.68.

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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Uses hand and power tools to shape and trim bricks.
  • Places, levels and aligns bricks in mortar bed and walls.
  • Mixes and spreads mortar on foundations and bricks.
  • Measures construction site and lays out the first lines of bricks to mark position of walls.
  • Examines drawings, photographs and specifications to determine job requirements.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

Job postings

Mathematics
62
Active Listening
55
Speaking
50
Learning Strategies
49
Critical Thinking
49
Reading Comprehension
48
Monitoring
46
Active Learning
44
Writing
39
Science
34

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  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Certificate
  • Awarding body: European Registration Scheme (ERS)
  • Duration: Three to four days
  • Course type: Short course

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  • Course code: DIW2
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: City & Guilds (C&G)
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: Full-time

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  • Level: 1
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: CSkills Awards
  • Duration: One year
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