Bricklaying Remains The Trade With The Greatest Skills Shortage

The HIA Trades Report provides a quarterly review of the availability of skilled trades and any demand pressures on trades operating in the residential building industry. “Building activity has eased across the east coast over the past year and as a result, the...
Have your say about changes to how Bricklayers are trained

Have your say about changes to how Bricklayers are trained

Apprentice bricklayers complete a Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying. This qualification comes from a training package that lists exactly what trade schools must train apprentices in. If you feel that changes should be made, here’s your opportunity! Some...
Pre-apprenticeship Certificate II in Construction Course Dates

Pre-apprenticeship Certificate II in Construction Course Dates

If you are looking for an apprenticeship the Certificate II in Construction (CPC20112) course, is a great way to find out which trade you enjoy the most. Pre-apprenticeship students work side by side with existing apprentices. This gives students the chance to have...
Pre-Apprenticeship Course Starts June 27th 2017

Pre-Apprenticeship Course Starts June 27th 2017

The Certificate II in Construction (CPC20112) is commonly referred to as a pre-apprenticeship course because it helps students become apprentices. FCTA – Building Careers has been running pre-apprenticeship courses for over 15 years. We now have graduates from...
Amazing Example Of The Use Of Brick In A Melbourne Extension

Amazing Example Of The Use Of Brick In A Melbourne Extension

Bricks traditional dominance in the residential housing market has been suffering over the last couple of decades. The pressure to put more house on less land has led builders to look at tilt up concrete panels, Hebel and Blueboard like products. The current trend for...