Brendan Smith

Lecturing in Brickwork and Stonelaying


Brendan is a qualified in brickwork and stonelaying and has extensive experience in site work. He holds a National Craft and City and Guilds certificates in bricklaying and lectures on the B851 Brickwork and Stonelaying apprenticeship programme.

Junior and senior trades bricklaying

City and guilds honours

Advanced city and guilds honours

Series 600 city and guilds honours

PPSCS (Project Supervisor Construction Stage) QQI Level

19980 / 1984

1980 / 1984



Dec 2017


15 Years teaching in VEC and DIT Bolton Street

15 years experience teaching in VEC and DIT

35 years working and dealing with people on building sites

Site manager up to projects of 3.5 million including:

demolition, restoration and new builds

Comprehensive knowledge of site layouts, drawing and building practices

2 years craft supplementary supplies 1982 / 1983

National apprentice competition winner

Winner of the city and guilds golden trowel award