1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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BRICKLAYERS lay bricks, precut stone, concrete blocks and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair veneer and solid walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • sealing foundations with damp-resistant materials
  • spreading layers of mortar to serve as base and binder for blocks, using trowels
  • laying bricks or blocks in rows, designs or shapes and spreading mortar between joints
  • checking vertical and horizontal alignment
  • shaping bricks to fit irregular spaces and constructing arches and ornamental brickwork


This section contains the following subsection :
              4414-01 Supervisor, Bricklayers
              4414-11 Bricklayer
              4414-81 Apprentice Bricklayer

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