Trade Description:

Using properly-selected mortars and precisely-cut stone, bricks, concrete blocks or other materials, bricklayers build interior and exterior walls and paths and apply brick to chimneys and smokestacks. They are also responsible for preparing surfaces to be covered, such as caulking and cleaning, and placing damp proofing and masonry flashing.

Bricklayers are employed by construction companies.

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National Occupational Analysis

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
3 1,600 9-8-6 RRC

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison

Red Seal Exam Information

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Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
4.5 7,200 Yes
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Designated Trainers:

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