NEWS: SA – March – 2013

Quality Bricklayers Available Now


South Australia has a well qualified, skilled bricklaying workforce able to install clay bricks and concrete masonry to meet the relevant Australian standards and consumer requirements.

The reduction in building and construction activity over recent years means there is a ready supply of brick and blocklayers who are available to undertake any project and understand the requirements of constructing any walling project.

Previously a shortage of bricklayers has been a factor in making choices of walling product, that is now no longer the case.

Builders understand this and are coming back to brick to also get the many benefits that bricks provide.

Think Brick Australia are aware that consumers are choosing brick, knowing that Brick is Best for durability, acoustic performance and thermal mass – keeping your house cool in summer and warm in winter.  Use brick when building to reduce your heating and cooling bills by 25%.

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SA Bricklayers Qualify for Contractors Licence

Trisch-BaffPictured: Trisch Baff, Marketing & Project Manager FCTA

A number of experienced, unqualified bricklayers in SA are signing up with FCTA (Flexible Construction Training & Assessment) for their Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) assessment to gain a full Certificate III qualification in Bricklaying/Blocklaying leading to a contractors licence.

Under the SA Government’s ‘Skills for All’ program, this RPL process is free and bricklayers with some years experience and skills in the trade can apply.

FCTA logoFCTA is an ideal place to start.  They can determine your eligibility and conduct the assessment for free.  As a special offer to bricklayers, FCTA will also waive any additional fees for the cost of gaining the qualification.

Call FCTA on 8367 5615 or email for further information or to book an appointment.

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