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Female Bricklayers Prove to be Inspirational

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A recent decision to provide an added financial incentive for bricklaying employers to take on female apprentices has focused our minds on some of the great women currently in our trade. As a result, we’ve collected and published just a few examples that reflect the wide diversity of experience and career development existing in the current crop of women in Bricklaying.

It will surprise many readers of our Blog that there are many very successful women in the trade. Some have come through family connections, for sure, but many others have recognised an opportunity to pursue a career in construction that keeps them out of doors, committed to fitness and wellbeing, working with their hands and they cleverly recognise that it’s a trade that opens doors to much advancement.

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ABBTF Announces $2,000 Incentive for Employers of Female Apprentice Bricklayers

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On the back of past and present trade shortages around the country, the make up of our skilled bricklayer trade base continues to change.

The barriers that once existed for females entering the trade are well and truly gone, as we see more and more not only entering the trade, but also excelling in this previously male dominated industry.

To encourage and assist the employment of Female Apprentice Bricklayers (FAB), ABBTF announces the provision of a $2,000 incentive for employers.

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