Monthly Archives: October 2013


The Reality of a New Apprentice Onsite

Recently we collected a few off-the-cuff responses from some South Australian apprentices on their early impressions on the job, giving a realistic insight into what it’s like starting out in bricklaying.

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Classic Bricklaying around the World

Peter Cartwright, author of BRICKLAYING The Art, has contributed an excellent paper for ABBTF on the craftsmanship of bricklaying around the world.

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Big demand for Bricklaying Apprentices in WA

Bricklaying apprentices are again in very high demand in Western Australia as the building industry tries to cope with recent increased activity.

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Bricklaying on Show at WA Careers Expos

If you are considering a career in the construction industry now is the time to contact ABBTF as demand for bricklaying apprentices throughout WA is extremely high and supply is low!

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ABBTF Subsidies Depend on TAFE/RTO Sign Off

Have you ever been delayed in receiving your apprentice subsidies? This could be the reason. ABBTF Brickstart Subsidy entitlements rely heavily on TAFE’s and other RTO’s confirming that the apprentice is making satisfactory progress with their training.

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Perth (Nth & Sth) Regional Comp Ends on a High with National Win

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The Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre was the venue for the Perth (North and South Region) 2013 WorldSkills Regional bricklaying competition held recently.

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