Occupation Profile – Bricklayer – (ANZSCO 331111) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleBRICKLAYER
ANZSCO Code331111
Occupations in this Group331111 Bricklayer
331112 Stonemason
DescriptionLays bricks, pre-cut stone and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, partitions, arches and other structures. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationArch Builder
Chimney Builder
Refractory Bricklayer
Retort Setter (Bricklaying)
Tuckpointer
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsNone
Tasks-studying plans and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
-erecting and dismantling restricted height scaffolding
-sealing foundations with damp-resistant materials and spreading layers of mortar to serve as base and binder for blocks using trowels
-laying bricks in rows, designs and shapes, and spreading mortar between joints
-embedding blocks in mortar and removing excess mortar
-checking vertical and horizontal alignment
-cutting, shaping and polishing stones and bricks using machines and hand tools, and shaping bricks to fit irregular spaces
-repairing and maintaining bricks, cement blocks and related structures
-designing and cutting monumental masonry and lettering
-constructing walls using stone slabs and large masonry slab blocks
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations331112 Stonemason
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)