Workforce Development


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.

Trade Regulation Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
National Occupational Analysis Sample Exams
Additional Permits and Licenses Recommended or Required?

Minimum Training Wages: 

Level One 110% of provincial minimum wage in Level One Construction Wage Table
Level Two 120% of provincial minimum wage in Level Two
Level Three 130% of provincial minimum wage in Level Three
Level Four 140% of provincial minimum wage in Level Four
Level Five 150% of provincial minimum wage in Level Five

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total hours/year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
3 1600   9-8-6  RRC

Training Standards:

Level One Level Charts
Level Two Profile Chart
Level Three NOA Comparison Chart
Level Four Facility Audit Checklist
Level Five Unit to Course Comparison Checklist
Previous Training Standards

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
(within the last 10 years)
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
 6 7,200  Yes
Work Experience Form