From Classroom to Construction Site – Geelong Secondary Schools Construction Site Tour

Posted on Oct 05, 2018

Secondary School students from Geelong were invited to participate in a construction site tour on 13 September.

The Geelong site tour, sponsored by Master Builders Victoria, Austral Bricks ABBTF (Become a Bricklayer), The Gordon TAFE.

Hamlans Construction, Lyons Construction and Caruso Bricklaying made the tour possible.


Laying Bricks and Learning the Industry – Dale Vick (Caruso Bricklaying) teaching the basics and importance of Bricklaying to Geelong Students

In Newtown, Geelong,  students were given the second part of their tour. This time, however, students visited Hamlans’ townhouse development where they learnt about constructions role in domestic builds and the how important bricklaying is in completing the finished product.

Corey Bauer (Hamlans Site Manager) & Hannah Butler (Hamlans Trainee Site Manager) teaching students

Students saw the difference in the making between the start and finish products and gained excellent advice.

Getting the job done – With (Left to Right) Student with Dale Vic (Caruso Bricklaying), Jacqui Breeuwer (ABBTF) and School Teacher Tom Trupkovic (St. Josephs)

Finishing up the day, students were treated to a sausage sizzle at Gordon, where they were presented with some ABBTF hats. They also managed to get a ripper picture! (below)

Thanks to everyone involved for making this awesome day possible!

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