Construction

Overview

If you are hands-on and enjoy practical challenges, a job in the building services industry could be for you.

Students have access to industry-standard equipment and facilities within our workshops and are taught by staff that have worked within the industry, applying their experience and knowledge to student learning.

Extensive links with employers and industry leaders throughout East Kent enables students to gain work experience and build a network with future employers.

Careers
  • Bricklayer
  • Site Carpenter
  • Site Manager
  • Estimator
  • Decorator
Careers
  • Chippie Contracts Ltd
  • Denne Joinery
  • Howdens Joinery Co.
Facilities

Our workshops have the tools and machinery used by professionals and staff bring a wide range of industry experience to their lessons, helping students develop as far as they want to go.
 


Career Prospects

Bricklayers and masons

Annual pay
£29,640
Workforce change
3%
Hours/week
43
Replacement
26%

The workforce is projected to expand by 3% over the period to 2024, adding 2,281 jobs. In the same period, 26% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 20,503 job openings.

Role description

Bricklayers and masons erect and repair structures of stone, brick and similar materials and cut, shape and polish granite, marble, slate and other stone for building, ornamental and other purposes.

Common tasks


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New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent
CT1 3AJ