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Bricklayers build walls and structures using bricks, concrete blocks, and mortar. The work varies in complexity, from laying a simple masonry walkway to installing an ornate exterior on a high-rise building. Trade tasks include laying of bricks; pointing, cleaning, water-proofing and cutting of brick walls, fireproofing; construction of arches; setting of stone trimmings; cutting, laying and pointing of ashlar, rubble, etc.; laying of artificial stone, glass blocks terra cotta and insulation; cutting, laying and pointing of cement blocks and glazed tiles; and erection of precast panels.
Details and Requirements
- 3-year training
- 4,280 hours
- 400 hours paid instruction
- Additional related instruction may be required
- Classroom training includes blueprint reading, mathematics, layout work and sketching
- Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, or 16 and 17 years of age with parental/guardian consent.
- Meet required norms on aptitude test (if required)
- Physically able to perform trade
- Valid driver's license or reliable transportation