Bricklayer

Bricklayers build and repair walls, floors, arches, pavings, partitions, fireplaces, chimneys, smokestacks, furnaces, kilns and other structures. They work with materials such as brick, natural stone, manufactured stone, tiles, precast masonry panels, glass blocks, concrete blocks, lightweight insulated panels, other masonry units, insulation and membranes. They erect, install, maintain, repair and alter various masonry. The structures vary in complexity from a simple masonry walkway to an ornate exterior on a multi-level building. The Bricklayers technical training requires all apprentices to complete a practical assessment for each level, as well as a standardized examination of each level.

PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT INFORMATION

In addition to the written examinations, candidates are required to undertake a practical assessment at each level. Details of the assessment criteria are contained below.
 

Please note that there is a fee attached to the practical assessment which is set by the assessment agency and will be approximately $500.

To book a practical assessment, contact Trowel Trades Association at: Phone: 604-580-2463  Toll Free: 1-844-480-2463

 

 

Record Book

 

Program Updates:

Standardized Level Exam (SLE) Updates

SLE Weighting Charts

Interprovincial Exam Updates

  • None

Interprovincial Exam Information

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 185.89 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 761.58 KB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 171.16 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 178.62 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 263.37 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 326.7 KB)