Results for : "Education"


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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Apr
20
2021
Bricklayers

HomeBuilder Program – extended from six months to now 18 months

HomeBuilder program has been a key part of the Morrison Government’s National Economic Recovery Plan. HomeBuilder forms part of a range of Australian Government initiatives intended to support confidence in the residential construction sector and encourage consumers to proceed with purchases or renovations that may have been delayed due to uncertainty around the effects of […]

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