Apprentices – Bricklaying, Your Future Freedom!

Take on a bricklaying apprenticeship and discover a hands-on satisfaction like no other.

Australian apprenticeships  If you enjoy being outdoors, like working with your hands and love seeing the end results of your work – becoming a qualified bricklayer could be just for you.

Just like other Australian apprenticeships, you’ll earn good apprentice wages while working towards your trade certificate qualification. After that, the sky’s the limit! You can become your own boss, hire other bricklayers as part of your own bricklaying gang – and even progress further, with a successful career in the building and construction industry.

For more information on Australian apprenticeships in bricklaying, or about our Work Ready Programs, call us on 1300 66 44 96

For state specific information on bricklaying apprenticeships use the blue State Apprenticeships menu located at the top of the page.

Blog Articles

  • True passion for bricklaying

    During a recent field visit, our industry engagement officer (Jacqui Breeuwer) at Become a Bricklayer had the opportunity to meet a very talented Bricklaying teacher at VIC Poly – Michael Cations and his cute little two year old son – Billy (Future Brickie). Michael specialises in traditional hand-crafted wood ovens and fireplaces, and runs his […]

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  • ABN Training, A successful model for training Apprentices.

      One of the biggest pleasures I have in this job is seeing young people from a whole variety of different backgrounds, levels of education and capabilities, grow into brilliant Apprentices and Fantastic role models for industry. It is no accident that ABN Training (Alcock Brown-Neaves), continue to produce high calibre apprentices across a range […]

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  • International WorldSkills Competition – Kazan, Russia 2019 – Wrap Up

    International WorldSkills Competition – Kazan, Russia 2019 – Wrap Up A team of apprentices and trainees from across Australia (NSW, Victoria and Queensland) took on the world’s best in Russia. Images Courtesy: WorldSkills Australia 15 competitors from Australia went to Russia for the WorldSkills International competition in August, including Paul Coon who won Gold at […]

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  • Get set for a 3% wage increase and new incentives for national skills shortages

    What do you need to know? The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.0% increase to minimum wages. The increase applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2019. Who does the increase apply to? This increase is applicable to the employers of all workers on the minimum wage, nationally […]

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  • In it to win it – Paul Coon takes out Gold at Global Skills ’19

    Bricklayer, Paul Coon took out first place at last weeks Global Skills Bricklaying Competition. Taking place at Holmesglen TAFE, Paul competed against the best bricklayers from countries such as the United Kingdom, China, Russia and more. Bricklayers were given four days to complete a range of different builds, all testing essential and creative skills.

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  • Launched: Career Pathways Website

    We’ve just launched our brand new Career Pathways website. Our new hub for showcasing bricklaying as a trade and the potential opportunities that it comes with.

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  • Bricklayers still desperately in Demand – HIA September Quarter Trades Report

    In the HIA’S Quarterly Trades Report, we weren’t too surprised that in the majority of capital cities Bricklaying is still the most in-demand trade

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  • Tasmania’s First Female Bricklayer joins the Family

    Chelsea Whelan has decided to take after her father and grandfather and become a bricklaying, becoming the first woman in Tasmania to take on a bricklaying apprenticeship.

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  • From Classroom to Construction Site – Geelong Secondary Schools Construction Site Tour

    High School students from Geelong were fortunate enough to participate in a construction site tour outside of the coastal town, hit the link to read more about the successful day.

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Interested in trying Bricklaying? Then please contact us on 1300 66 44 96