Become a Bricklayer


20+ Year Record Growth in Bricklaying Apprentices in Training in NSW

Become a Bricklayer

Some very good news – the latest bricklaying apprentice numbers in New South Wales have hit a 12 year high in total numbers of apprentices in training and our estimates to date for 2016 suggest continued growth in annual commencements.

In the year to December 2015 apprentice commencements were 327 compared with 221 for the year to December 2014, a 48% increase.

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How Far Would You Go For An Apprenticeship?

Back in late September 2014 ABBTF Queensland ran another successful bricklaying work ready course in the Toowoomba region for the local bricklayers seeking a suitable apprentice.

Before the program began we had an enquiry from a young guy living in Longreach. When I spoke with him regarding the location of the course and the area where the opportunities were he said “I’ll be there”.

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New 2014 Season Footy Tipping Competition for Bricklayers and industry

footy-tipping

We all love to test our skills with footy tipping so ABBTF has decided it’s time to have our own industry tipping competition for NRL and AFL.  We’ve just announced the Brickies Footy Tipping Comp via email overnight and already over 200 forms have been completed to register for the game. (Do we have your […]

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Actioning NSW Requests for Apprentices

With the New Year well underway, it’s timely to remind contractors and builders in NSW that a key role of ABBTF is to help you find apprentices for your business.

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Harley Collins has his Careers Teacher to Thank for Competition Win!

A very happy Year 9 student, Harley Collins came into the ‘Become a Bricklayer’ office (ABBTF) recently to collect on a very big win.

The ‘Become a Bricklayer – find your freedom’ competition conducted during the second half of last year drew entries from all around the country but Harley won out in the lucky first draw process.

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