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Real life bricklaying apprentices… who’ve had real success

Becoming an apprentice bricklayer can be your first stepping stone to so much more too.

Many former bricklayers, who started out as apprentices, have taken their career to higher levels within the building and construction industry – and beyond.

From winning industry awards and running their own bricklaying gangs; to managing their own lucrative building businesses – and even… holding major positions in national construction companies.

The great thing about becoming a bricklayer is you can take on success at any point in your life.

Check out some of the real life success stories of people who started out as bricklaying apprentices and – are now big successes in their own right.

Click on any of the bricklaying success stories below to read more.

 

Alan Ramsden Success Story 2Alan Ramsden

Alan Ramsden completed his Bricklaying Apprenticeship in November 2013. The three years he spent as part of this journey was a great success – and an inspiration to young people who are considering an apprenticeship in bricklaying.

Over the three years, Alan’s hard work, creativity and the skills he developed as a bricklayer paid off in ways that have made the ABBTF very proud.
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 MikeButlerMike Butler – from Apprentice Bricklayer to…

          • General Manager of Australand (leading national building company)
          • Former Head of Product Development and National Marketing Manager, for AV Jennings
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nickbiancoNick Bianco – from Apprentice Bricklayer to…

          • Owner of Bianco Construction Supplies
          • Owner of Adelaide United Soccer Club Major Sponsor of Port Power
          • National finalist in the 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards
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Nigel_Croke_WorldSkills_Gold_Medal_Winner

Nigel Croke – from Apprentice Bricklayer to…

          • 2008 Gold Medal Award Winner at Worldskills
          • Independent Bricklaying Subcontractor
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thumb_Lester_Tibbles_Medal_Shot_Website_1Lester Tibbles – from Apprentice Bricklayer to…

          • 2010 Gold Medal Award Winner at Worldskills (Australia)
          • Winner of Bronze Bricklaying Medallion at WorldSkills London 2011
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thumb_Peter_Carr_WebsitePeter Carr – from Apprentice Bricklayer to…

          • Central Queensland Institute of TAFE bricklaying teacher
          • Individual Trainer for the Year 2009 – Construction Skills Queensland, Training Excellence Awards
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thumb_Mark_Baker_WebsiteMark Baker – from Apprentice Bricklayer to…

          • Business partner in MR & TN Baker Bricklaying
          • Winner of two silver trowel awards in the Master Builders Building Excellence Awards (1997 and 2003)
          • Full time senior lecturer at South West Regional College’s bricklaying training program
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