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Introduction to Bricklaying Skill Set

State ID: EAB21

Lay the foundation for a career in the construction industry

On successful completion of this course you will have the necessary skills to commence employment in the bricklaying industry as a labourer or start an apprenticeship.

You will learn how to use and handle bricklaying materials, tools and equipment; mix mortar to requirements; safely erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding; and work safely on the job.

Gain these skills
  • Occupational Health and Safety requirements including:
    • JSA Job Safety Analysis
    • PPE
    • Hazard identification
    • Safe work practices
    • Safety using tools and equipment
    • Duty of care
  • Safely erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding.
  • Basic setting out
  • Lay bricks plumb, level and straight and to a line using profiles
  • Use pack barrows to shift bricks
  • Mix mortar to requirements


Further study

How to apply

How to apply

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

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Page last updated August 21, 2020