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Interested in a career within the building trade? Check out our bricklaying and plastering courses.


Skilled construction workers are in real demand and we can help you gain the skills to work in this thriving industry.

Looking for a bricklaying or plastering training course?

Bishop Burton College has a purpose-built construction workshop complete with all the tools required for you to train as a bricklayer or plasterer.

Here you can acquire the knowledge base and practical skills needed to work in construction, as well as the confidence to apply your new skills to real projects.

Gain real experience

You’ll get valuable experience on real building projects and work placements, as well as during competitions.

You’ll also benefit from our Construction department’s excellent industry links. Working with companies including Beal Homes, British Gypsum, Hobson and Porter, Ibstock, MKM Building Supplies and Persimmon Homes, we offer you access to good quality work experience, apprenticeships, supplies and guest speakers.

Many of our bricklaying and plastering students secure work before they have even finished their course!

So, take a look at our Level 1 and 2 construction courses and apprenticeships to find out how you can gain the skills to set you on a rewarding career path in construction.

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Alex Thornber L1 Plastering

Alex Thornber – Plastering

"The teaching staff here are amazing... The course has helped my confidence a lot and I’ve really grown as an individual."

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