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Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

If you are hands-on and enjoy practical challenges, a job in the bricklaying 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.

Career Prospects

There are a variety of jobs and career paths you can explore as part of your Brick course. Many of our students have gone on to do roles such as:

  • General Site Labourer
  • Skilled Bricklayer
  • Skilled Groundworker
  • Skilled Landscaper
  • Groundworks Engineer
  • Site Foreperson

When studying with us you will be able to explore your options with our dedicated Industry Liaison Officer, who will empower you to get experience in relevant skills and careers. 

Our facilities are industry-standard and you will be able to hone your skills in our workshops.

The Brick department currently has:

  • A purpose built 200+ M2 worksho
  • 1200 Litre pan mixer
  • Levels from Stabila
  • Trowels from Mashalltown
  • Jointing tools from OX
  • Hammers and Bolsters from Faithful
  • Bricks from London Brick Company.

All equipment that you learn with is standard of the Brick industry and will give you a great head-start in your future work placements and career.

Career Prospects

Example: Bricklayers and masons

 Annual pay
£17,160 - £49,920
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 7% over the period to 2027, adding 4,483 jobs. In the same period, 55% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 34,995 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.

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What's next?

If you are 16 to 18-years-old and want to explore your options then apply today.

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway.

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Canterbury College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent
CT1 3AJ

Telephone:
01227 811111