We’re pumped! The National WorldSkills, all trades competition will be held soon in WA: September 18 – 20, with around 50 trades and skills groups gathered in Perth. The bricklaying comp will be a real test of skills and competence for the 17 talented young bricklayers from across Australia vying to be the nation’s bestRead more >>
A mighty battle was fought for the National title this weekend in Sydney with the victorious Gold Medal winner Todd Richards from Mackay Qld, never having once laid pressed clay bricks used for the National competition. North of Rockhampton, about 90% of masonry construction is in concrete block and the remainder in wire cut clay bricks, […]Read more >>
Like many people I have been very captivated by the drama and charm that is the Olympic Games.
In any discipline, from swimming to athletics, Ping Pong to weightlifting the stakes seem to be that much higher in the Olympic arena.
The same can be said for the International WorldSkills competitions where our yet to be determined National bricklayer champion will compete in 2013 in Leipzig Germany.
Emotions run high as competitors have to perform in this narrow window of opportunity after so much training and preparation.Read more >>
The Olympics aren’t the only games being played this month.
The WorldSkills apprenticeship championships for the Australian national titles take place over three days in Sydney later this month and vying for top bricklayer are representatives from all States who have won their Regional WorldSkills titles.Read more >>