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Date PostedFebruary 27, 2012

Masonry – Do You Want To Begin?

Masonry is the laying of materials (usually concrete) in a structure so as to create a wall, pillar or any supporting structure. The units laid are often bound by mortar or another kind of material such as cement. But Masonry is like anything else on a construction site, it requires a white card – so get online and get yours today!

In case you are thinking of learning masonry, here are some advantages and disadvantages of using Masonry.


It increases the thermal mass of a building

Reduces building life cycle costs

Gives heat resistance

Stronger in case of natural disasters

Can have life cycle of over 500 years


Cold weather can degrade the quality

Damage can be common when using bricks but not concrete blocks

Masonry work can be heavy and hard

Not usually suitable for tropical climates

So if this seems likethe kind of thing you would be interested in learning, then jump online and first complete the white card course to obtain your construction induction card. This will allow you to work on any construction site around Australia.


Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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