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Bricklayer

Bricklayer
ANZSCO Code: 331111

Bricklayers lay bricks, pre-cut stone and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures.

Occupation description

Bricklayers lay bricks, pre-cut stone and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures.

Their job involves:

  • Studying plans and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures.
  • Erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding.
  • Sealing foundations with damp-resistant materials and spreading layers of mortar to serve as base and binder for blocks using trowels.
  • Laying bricks in rows, designs and shapes, and spreading mortar between joints.
  • Embedding blocks in mortar and removing excess mortar.
  • Checking vertical and horizontal alignment.
  • Cutting, shaping and polishing stones and bricks using machines and hand tools, and shaping bricks to fit irregular spaces.
  • Repairing and maintaining bricks, cement blocks and related structures.

How will I be assesed?

Documentary Evidence Assessment

We will review your documentary evidence to ensure it meets the employment and training requirements and indicates that you have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience as a Bricklayer.

You can find information about the employment, training, and document requirements below:

Technical Assessment

If you are successful in Stage 1, you will complete a technical interview with our assessor. The technical interview will be conducted in English, with no interpreters allowed.

For more information about the technical interview, see the Stage 2 Assessment Guide.

How to Apply

If you're a tradesperson, your skills and experience will be assessed by someone who has worked in your trade and understands your skills and qualifications. VETASSES is Australia's leading assessment body for trades and we can assess 27 different trade occupations. 

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Step 1

Check your eligibility to apply for a Trade Skills Assessment. 

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Step 2

Understand the Assessment Process 

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Step 3

Confirm the type of evidence you may be asked to provide 

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Step 4

Find the cost you’ll need to pay up front for your trade skills assessment 

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Step 5

FAQs

You are strongly encouraged to review each of the units of competency shown above. To do this: 

1. Go to the following website: http://training.gov.au/Search.

2. Enter a unit code (e.g. MSMWHS200) into the ‘Title or code’ search box.

3. Click on the ‘NRT’ button.

4. Click on the ‘Search’ button.

5. Read the Unit of Competency information.

Start your online application