Chan completed his Work Ready Program at Swinburne Croydon on 12th June. Just six days later on the 18th, he had started a trial with LVL Bricklaying Pty Ltd where they saw great potential and not long after, was signed as an official apprentice by 20th June.Read more >>
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.Read more >>
I visited Trystan Sammut onsite in Ballarat recently to see how preparations were going for the October International WorldSkills event, where he’ll be representing Australia in Bricklaying. Trystan works for Lawler Bricklaying of Ballarat and when we caught up he was working locally, at the Eureka Stadium, home of the VFL Roosters although he can be anywhere in the State, from his home base to Caulfield in Melbourne’s suburbs – where ever he’s needed. Stage one of the $15 million Eureka Stadium enlargement project includes a 5,000-seat grandstand, with the stadium capacity of around 11,000.Read more >>
Book Now: Wed April 30, 2014 6-8.30pm, Moorabbin
Being a bricklayer myself I have found that running a business or even being a sub-contractor isn’t as easy as just getting your quota of bricks in a day.
ABBTF’s Brick and Blocklayers Network (BBN) knows this, so to help out it has sourced the right people to assist with some of the most annoying parts of business development. In this forum there will be access to:
Recently a new product hit the market that may be of interest to bricklayers. It’s called Builders EcoSyn lime and it’s actually an alternative to lime.Read more >>