Bricklayer and Stonemason ANZSCO

Where these jobs are in Australia

VICNSWQLDSAWATASNTACT
25.7%30.6%14.2%6.4%19.9%1.4%0.4%1.3%

Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/bricklayers-and-stonemasons?occupationCode=3311

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Bricklayers and Stonemasons lay bricks, pre-cut stones and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, segmental paving, partitions, arches and other structures, and cut and shape hard and soft stone blocks and masonry slabs for the construction and renovation of stone structures and monumental masonry.

 

Requisite Education:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Registration or licensing may be required.

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • studying plans and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding
  • sealing foundations with damp-resistant materials and spreading layers of mortar to serve as base and binder for blocks using trowels
  • laying bricks in rows, designs and shapes, and spreading mortar between joints
  • embedding blocks in mortar and removing excess mortar
  • checking vertical and horizontal alignment
  • cutting, shaping and polishing stones and bricks using machines and hand tools, and shaping bricks to fit irregular spaces
  • repairing and maintaining bricks, cement blocks and related structures
  • designing and cutting monumental masonry and lettering
  • constructing walls using stone slabs and large masonry slab blocks
  • cutting, polishing, joining and installing stone kitchen benchtops
  • may prepare base and bedding course and lay segmental paving

 

331111 Bricklayer ANZSCO

Lays bricks, pre-cut stone and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, partitions, arches, segmental paving and other structures. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Skills Assessment Authority: VETASSESS

Please see the link for the factsheet of this occupation.

Alternative Title:

  • Blocklayer

Specialisations:

  • Brick Paver
  • Refractory Bricklayer

 

331112 Stonemason ANZSCO

Cuts and shapes hard and soft stone blocks and masonry slabs to construct and renovate stone structures, kitchen benchtops and monumental masonry. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Specialisation:

  • Monumental Stonemason

 


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