Monthly Archives: November 2017


Swinburne Bricklaying Teacher joins Indonesian Water and Sanitation Project

Indonesian Water and Sanitation Project

Bricklaying teacher at Swinburne TAFE, Matt O’Brien has just come back from such an experience in Cicau Village, in Cikarang, West Java, Indonesia working for a week to provide regular water and sanitation to the local primary school.

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Helping Apprentices Stand Up for their Rights

Helping Apprentices Stand Up for their Rights

While most employers are fair and understand their responsibilities relating to Apprenticeship contracts, overall, young workers make up only 16% of the Australian workforce but account for 25% of all the requests for assistance from the Ombudsman – a disproportionately high level of requests from young people.

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Reasons to Choose Building a Home with Brick

Brick

Sometimes you have the opportunity to directly or indirectly influence a customer’s decision about whether to build in brick or another material. So you want to be ready with a checklist of reasons why brick is the superior choice.

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NSW Bricklaying TAFEs Select Apprentices of the Year 2017

NSW Bricklaying Apprentices of the Year 2017

The NSW Bricklaying Apprentices of the Year 2017 were announced earlier this month at the Masonry Contractors Australia (MCA) Awards dinner to mark this special event. Individual winners were selected by six of the seven NSW TAFEs and the awards were presented by the MCA and Australian Brick and Blocklayers Training Foundation (ABBTF).

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Thinking about next year? NOW is the time to explore bricklaying.

Apprentice bricklayer

As 2017 is quickly disappearing many students and their parents are still unsure about what the various tertiary studies offer in terms of career choices, which ones ‘open doors’ to further advancement, satisfaction levels and what the relative rewards and job opportunities exist upon completion.

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