Results for : "Bricklaying"


Nov
18
2021

Breaking through the Barriers

Meet our 2021 ABBTF Ambassadors! Bricklaying is an in-demand trade with numerous job opportunities. In recent years we are seeing a greater uptake of these opportunities by women. We’re excited to see more and more women choosing to enter the workforce within the construction industry. Not only are they carving a pathway for themselves, they […]

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Oct
18
2021

Nicholas Allen, 4th Generation Bricklayer!

Q&A with Nicholas Allen 2nd Year Apprentice with employer Bradley Wakefield Bricklaying! Q: Can you tell us a little bit about your story and what made you get into bricklaying? A: “I started as a tennis coach. At tennis, I met Bradley Wakefield (current employer) and gave bricklaying a go. I started working with Brad […]

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Sep
30
2021

Big Bickies for Brickies!

Demand for labour has bricklayers on the top tier, writes Lauren Ahwan. More people are desperately needed to train as bricklayers, with experts saying the profession enjoys a far greater sense of pride and accomplishment than that of other construction trades. The Australian Brick & Blocklaying Training Foundation Ltd has experienced a 63 per cent […]

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Apr
23
2021

Community & School Liaison Officer-WA

ABBTF welcomes Dion Stewart as our new Community & School Liaison Officer in Western Australia. One week in and Dion has well and truly settled in her new role. Dion attended Perth Jobs Fair this week and had a great experience “There’s nothing like going in the deep end to learn about your new role-just […]

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Dec
24
2020
Jeff Carr

Carr family dynasty of bricklayers

The Carr family dynasty of bricklayers involving grandsons, nephews, uncles and cousins have been building in Queensland for almost 100 years. The trade has been a staple of the Carr family in Rockhampton for nearly 100 years; Jeff has contributed 51 of those and is finishing this month. ‘I’m the last of the line’ – […]

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