Monthly Archives: August 2014


ABBTF Scholarship Aims at WorldSkills International Gold

In the international bricklaying competition in Leipzig Germany last year a new standard in quality and accuracy of brickwork was set. This was despite assigned Projects the projects becoming more complex and tougher to complete in the allotted 22 hour timeframe. The winning project (from the UK) gained a score of 89.4% which is by far the highest winning score in any former international events.

The main reason behind the outstanding work and scores is that countries are investing more resources to support the mastery of the skills required to do well in WorldSkills competitions. Countries are utilising their involvement to not only do well in the competition but also raise the standard of skills in their respective countries. It’s quite exciting.

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A Life Changing Success in Bricklaying

Aziz Muradi is a great example of grabbing opportunities in both hands in achieving a start in an apprenticeship in bricklaying in the ACT.

Aziz is a 19 year old refugee from Afghanistan who fled his war torn country in a boat in 2012. His experience in bricklaying started when he laid his first brick during an ABBTF Step Out Program.

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