Bricklaying and stonemasonry
TAFE Queensland offers entry-level courses in both stonemasonry and bricklaying/blocklaying. As a fully-qualified brick or blocklayer you'll also have the opportunity to continue your training to becoming a registered builder, opening up opportunities to work as a sub-contractor or sole trader.
Study bricklaying and stonemasonry
Brick layers and stonemasons work on construction projects of all sizes, ranging from small residential houses to large commercial high-rise projects. Brick and blocklayers lay bricks and other building blocks to construct walls and other structure while stonemasons cut and shape stone blocks and masonry slabs for the construction and renovation of stone structures.
There is currently a high demand for brick and bricklaying tradespeople in Queensland due to ongoing residential and commercial growth. The number of bricklayers and stonemasons grew strongly over the past five years with employers looking for qualified candidates who are reliable and hardworking.
TAFE Queensland offers courses entry-level courses in both stonemasonry and bricklaying/blocklaying. As a fully-qualified brick or blocklayer you'll also have the opportunity to continue your training to becoming a registered builder, opening up opportunities to work as a sub-contractor or sole trader.
- Bricklayer and blocklayer
- Stonemason (monumental)
- Stonemason (restoration)
Bricklaying and stonemasonry courses
Information for apprentices
Learn hands on with the same equipment and tools used in industry by combining working for your employer with pracitcal training from TAFE Queensland. You'll graduate with a nationally-recognised qualification and be ready to kick start your career.
Information for employers
Apprenticeships and traineeships are a smart way to recruit and train employees to meet the needs of your business. No matter what industry you're in, hiring an apprentice or trainee provides your business with real benefits and contributes to your bottom line.
In 2018, Evelyn Chiabai jumped at the chance to move to Australia to study. Four years later, she hasn’t looked back.
For lecturer Tom James, building the future of the architecture industry is something he’s not giving up anytime soon.
After touring Australia and the world, Toby Loveland found his sweet spot using his musical skills teaching at TAFE Queensland.
For Dr Srini Varanasi, teaching has brought his passions together: bringing smiles back and equipping the next generation of dental prosthetists for the future.
TAFE Queensland's Volunteers and Events Training Program (VETP) has taken out the 2022 Australian Business Award for Training Excellence.
WorldSkills Australia competitions are the ultimate test for vocational education and training students, and provide an opportunity to showcase the skills developed both on the job and during training, to fellow competitors, teachers and industry-experienced judges.
Andy Kajewski, a proud Gubbi Gubbi man, had featured on the radio during his high school media studies and worked in the mines. However, he was having some real difficulty identifying his true passion until he enrolled in Certificate III in Information Technology (ICT30120) at TAFE Queensland Toowoomba.
Guiding your teenager through career choices isn’t easy, but for Rahni Carroll seeing her son light up made it all worth it.
Unsure what he should do after school, Reuben Carroll chose what felt right for him and combined hands-on learning with uni thinking.
Emily Marszalek always knew she wanted to act but it wasn’t until she started studying that she discovered a love of storytelling.
Jessica's love of animals leads her to an award-winning career.
Alexa Mckone is building her career, thanks to her new skills and confidence.