Monthly Archives: October 2012

Time is Money

The difference between bricklayers who run successful businesses and those who can struggle at times can be in the detail of managing jobs.  It’s all about productive utilisation of labour, because as we all know, Time is Money. Some of the more successful bricklayers have said to us that time is the most costly aspect […]


One family of five generations – men and women – bricklaying is in the Fleming Genes!

This family tradition of five generations of bricklayers would be very hard to beat anywhere in the world!  You really need to be looking at the family tree, below, to follow all of the connected bricklayers in the Fleming clan.   Amazingly this combined family of 21 bricklayers down through the generations since Great Grandfather […]


Skills Training Process

There are three entry points to the Apprenticeship after the completion of Year 10: Find an employer willing to take on an apprentice, and participate in the training. Undertake a full time pre-apprenticeship training course at a recognised training organisation Enter at the Australian Schools Based Apprenticeship level at Year 11. ABBTF can assist with identifying […]


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