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Students in lab practice their bricklaying techniques by building a wall made of hollowed bricks.

Bricklayer Apprentice


Credential: Apprenticeship
Available: Full Time Classroom

Program description

Build a career with a strong foundation by becoming a bricklayer. This program will train you to prepare and lay brick and other masonry units to construct and repair walls, partitions, patios, arches, fireplaces and chimneys. Working with a variety of materials; brick, granite, concrete blocks, stones, structural tile, glass tile and pre-cast panels; the program will familiarize you with the properties of various mortars and other bonding materials.
Bricklayers interpret drawings and blueprints, and calculate the materials required. They work in a variety of settings including indoors and outdoors and the work can be physically demanding.

Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.

How to register

Entrance requirements

To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.

See How to Become an Apprentice to find out about becoming a registered apprentice. 

Apprentice success services

Have you been out of school for some time? SAIT is committed to your success and is pleased to offer resources designed to prepare you for your training at SAIT and make your learning experience a successful one while in training. Visit Apprenticeship Success Services for more tips.

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