Plumbing Courses Australia

4414-11 – Bricklayer

Lays bricks, pre-cut stone and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, partitions, arches and other structures.

Tasks Include:

  1. studies plans and specifications
  2. erects scaffolding
  3. seals foundations with damp-resistant materials
  4. spreads layers of mortar to serve as base and binder for blocks, using trowels
  5. lays bricks in rows, designs or shapes, spreading mortar between joints
  6. embeds blocks in mortar and removes excess mortar
  7. checks vertical and horizontal alignment
  8. shapes bricks to fit irregular spaces and constructs arches and ornamental brickwork
  9. repairs and maintains brick, cement block and related structures
  10. operate brick cutting machines
  11. lay paving bricks, tiles or other materials in sand