This sector is a solid and steady one and is predicted to remain so in the foreseeable future. The benefit of a qualification within this sector is its varied and many job applications. Once qualified you can work within the domestic or commercial sector. Residential housing to large commercial projects. You can also undertake further training to go on to become a registered builder which can lead to owning your won business.
The difference between bricklaying and Stonemasonry is a Bricklayer/Blocklayer lays bricks and other blocks to build structures, walls etc. whilst a Stonemason shapes and cuts masonry and slabs and can also renovate structures.
There are many options once qualified in this sector and there is potential for continued growth and further studies.
These courses can lead to great career outcomes:
- Bricklayer and blocklayer
- Stonemason (monumental)
- Stonemason (restoration)
Below is one of the courses that can be undertaken:
- Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying