This occupation is all about the production of a building structure for residential and commercial buildings.
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What does a Bricklayer do?
Bricklayers pour foundations, build exterior and interior walls and floor slabs or assemble them from prefabricated elements. For concrete work, they make formwork, mix concrete or process ready-mixed concrete. They place the fresh concrete in the formwork and compact it. They also plaster walls and insulate buildings. During repair and renovation work, they identify and repair structural damage and its causes.
What is important?
- Good physical condition (e.g. lifting and carrying building materials)
- Manual dexterity (e.g. when setting bricks accurately)
- Physical control and a head for heights (e.g. when working on ladders and scaffolding)
- Ability to work in a team (e.g. when assembling heavy prefabricated parts)
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Courses for Bricklayers
The basic level is intended for people just starting out in their careers. Here you can acquire basic knowledge for your future profession in self-study units.
You will learn about Safety in the construction industry
Waste management guide for Bricklayers
This course deals with waste management for bricklayers
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