How do I become a Bricklayer or Blocklayer?

Are you thinking about the next step in your career and like working outside, with your hands and alongside colleagues that will come to be your mates? If this sounds like you, an Australian Apprenticeship as Brick Layer or Block Layer might be the perfect step for your career.

The bricklaying sector is about the construction and repair of veneer and full brick construction, partitions, arches and other structures using clay bricks, concrete blocks and other types of building materials in mortar.

Bricklayers work outdoors and may have to work at heights or in tunnels and shafts. They usually work in teams and may be employed by bricklaying subcontractors or building and construction companies.

As a Blocklayer, you lay building blocks, bricks and pre-cut stone in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures.

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