Ben Lowry is a 2nd year Bricklaying trainee with Bryson FutureSkills. In his first year, Ben achieved his level one qualification and is currently on track to achieve his level 2. Ben is also doing his Essential Skills qualifications in Numeracy and Literacy at Level 2 and is on track to achieve these before he completes his training with us this summer.
Ben is currently placed with Lowry Construction and has worked on projects that have included, social housing, private apartments and a school for the Education Authority. Alongside the skills Ben has developed in bricklaying, Ben has also built his teamwork skills, communication skills and his confidence through his classes and most importantly his time in placement.
Ben said, “You can only learn so much in the training room. You have go out to placement and listen to the supervisors and other people on site and practice what you learn in the classroom if you’re going to succeed.”