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Bricklaying in action

Building homes and commercial projects to the highest standards of safety, accuracy, and skill.

Bricklaying could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Making things
  • Using tools

More about Bricklaying

Bricklaying is a skill that can be said to be the building block of much of our world. The bricklayer works on everything from our homes to commercial buildings and the walls that surround them.

It is an occupation that requires an ability to follow building design plans precisely through measuring and then constructing in strict accordance with the architect’s plans and local government regulations. It is equally important to execute those plans with high quality professional bricklaying skills.

Recent medallists in Bricklaying

WorldSkills Kazan 2019

  • Photo of Zifeng Chen

    Zifeng Chen


  • Photo of Marc Berndorfer

    Marc Berndorfer


  • Photo of Hannes Pircher

    Hannes Pircher

    South Tyrol, Italy

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The WorldSkills Occupational Standard specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.

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