FREE WORK READY PROGRAMS IN VICTORIA
FOR SCHOOL LEAVERS, UNEMPLOYED OR CAREER CHANGE CANDIDATES
2018 Apprenticeship Opportunities.
Real Skills for the Real World
Join one of our free bricklaying work ready programs to find out if an apprenticeship in bricklaying is a good fit for you. The 4 and 5-day programs allow you to get a feel for the trade and help you decide if a career in the building and construction industry – starting with an apprenticeship in bricklaying – is a career path that you’d like to consider.
After the program finishes, if you are interested in learning more, Become a Bricklayer can help find you an employer and place you in an apprenticeship.
During the work ready program you will learn basic skills in a hands-on environment:
- General trowel skills & laying bricks
- Bricklaying hand tools & using rake jointers & roll joiners
- How to build brick walls, piers & use frame ties
- Correct set up & operation of a concrete mixer
- How to make Mortar batches correctly
- How to set a job up & basic labouring skills
- Plan and organise work
- OH&S work site basics & communication skills
2018 Work Ready Programs
Upcoming National Key Dates :
- Croydon: Swinburne TAFE
2 October – 5 October (Four day)
- Geelong: The Gordon TAFE
16 October – 19 October (Four day)
- Federation Uni: Ballarat
30 October – 2nd November (Four day)
- Heidelberg: Melbourne Polytechnic
7 November – 9 November (Three day)
- Berwick: Chisholm TAFE
3 December – 6 December (Four day)
We have employers all over Victoria looking to take on an apprentice. Successful candidates will be put in touch with these employers and in some cases employers may meet with you during the program. Limited places are on offer and only genuine candidates will be chosen by Become a Bricklayer to participate.
- Holmesglen Chadstone
- Chisholm Berwick
- Swinburne Croydon
- Vic Polytechnic Sunshine
- Melbourne Polytechnic Heidelberg
- Federation University Ballarat
- The Gordon Geelong
Protective clothing and steel cap / work boots
Programs run 8am-4pm each day
These programs run every 3-4 weeks, so if you can’t make it to any of these, give us a call and we’ll give you the dates for the next ones. We also have programs running in New South Wales and Queensland – give us a call to enquire.
If you’re interested in attending the free Work Ready Program then apply by doing one of the following:
Call Jacqui Breeuwer on 1300 66 44 96 or 9556 3038
Keen to participate? Fill in the application form below!