I was fortunate enough to witness the WorldSkills International Bricklaying Competition in Leipzig, Germany earlier this month.
Representing ABBTF, I was supporting Alan Ramsden, our Australian competitor from Perth WA. I was very impressed by Alan’s performance in mixing it with the best apprentices in the world. Read more >>
Hey guys – it’s on again – the fantastic NQ Supa Trowel challenge in Northern Queensland.
It’s Queensland’s top showcase of the blocklaying trades craftsmanship and is a testament to the speed and skill of the industry workforce. Only those blocklayers who have the skill, confidence and courage to face-off to the industry’s best are invited to compete. This is the contest that proves how important teamwork is in accomplishing a final product. Read more >>
It was good to see Alan Ramsden and Todd Richards sharing thoughts on bricklaying and their journey at the recent WorldSkills International Bricklaying competition in Leipzig, Germany, reported on here recently. Read more >>
What a fantastic event the International WorldSkills is. Bricklaying’s WorldSkills international contender was 18 year old Alan Ramsden of WA. Read more >>
ABBTF takes pride in sponsoring community programs as a promotion for bricklaying apprenticeships and one example of this is the Under 16’s St Paul’s McKinnon Junior Football Club, in the southern suburbs of Melbourne. Read more >>
Damp Proof Coursing (DPC) is such an important aspect of bricklaying and it is something that is so overlooked, given it has the potential to create many ongoing and costly problems. Read more >>