331112 STONEMASON

331112 STONEMASON

Occupation Overview:

Stonemason belongs to the occupation unit group of 3311 BRICKLAYERS AND STONEMASONS and is a Skill Level 3 occupation in Australia. In other words, a stonemason must have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Key Tasks:

Cuts and shapes hard and soft stone blocks and masonry slabs to construct and renovate stone structures and monumental masonry. Registration or licensing may be required.

Specialisations:

Construction Stonemason
Monumental Stonemason

Skills Assessment Authority:

Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) is a skills assessment service for people with trade skills gained overseas or in Australia for the purpose of migration.

UNIT GROUP 3311 BRICKLAYERS AND STONEMASONS

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • 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

Occupations:

331111 Bricklayer
331112 Stonemason

Australian Visa Options for 331112 STONEMASON

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