Bricklaying

What does a bricklayer do?

Bricklayers work on commercial and residential projects where they lay bricks, masonry, glass or concrete blocks in mortar to build:

  • Interior and exterior walls
  • Partitions
  • Fireplaces
  • Chimneys
  • SmokestacksĀ 
  • Other structures

Bricklayers spend a significant amount of time outdoors and gain extensive experience and insight into the operations of a construction site.

Course Code: Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying CPC30111

What does a bricklayer do?

Bricklayers work on commercial and residential projects where they lay bricks, masonry, glass or concrete blocks in mortar to build:

  • Interior and exterior walls
  • Partitions
  • Fireplaces
  • Chimneys
  • SmokestacksĀ 
  • Other structures

Bricklayers spend a significant amount of time outdoors and gain extensive experience and insight into the operations of a construction site.

Course Code: Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying CPC30111

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What are the weekly wages?


1st Year
$518.32*


2nd Year
$602.68*


3rd Year
$687.42*


4th Year
$813.96*


Bricklayer
$1006.86*

*Correct as per Building and Construction General Onsite Award 2010 as at 1 July 2018.
The hourly rates of pay have been calculated to include the tool, industry and special allowances.

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