Brickwork Skills

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Get the confidence and knowledge to undertake small brickwork projects around the home you have always wanted to try. You will learn all the tips and tricks of the trade, including choosing the right bricks, mixing the right mortar and working to a string line.

Course ID BRU1092
Price $395.00 (GST included)
Start date Saturday, 05 May 2018
Finish date Saturday, 12 May 2018
Sessions 2 sessions of 8 hours
Time 8.30am - 4.30pm
Tutor Marko Zarak
Location CIT Bruce
Status Places are available.


You will need to bring a pair of safety goggles and safety gloves. We also advise you wear old clothes and sturdy, covered-in leather shoes.

Please bring your own lunch, as canteen facilities will not be available on the weekend. The venue has a fridge/microwave and tea and coffee facilities available.

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"Great ability to share wealth of experience in a very clear way.' Andrew
"Excellent knowledge level. Took time to explain topics that extended the course." Emily
"Tutor friendly, happy to answer questions/provide clarification."
"I thought Marko did a great job." Pattie
"Instructor, Marko, is very knowledgeable and engaging."

About your tutor:
Marko Zarak has worked in the building industry for 25+ years, during this time he has worked primarily with masonry and masonry product, constructing buildings and sculptural structures within the ACT. His work includes the James Turrell skyscape sculpture at the National Art Gallery of Australia, restoration works to Regatta Point restaurant and information center and the installation of the fountain in front of the Canberra Theatre.

In 2009 Marko commenced working as a teacher for CIT which included teaching a number of subjects ‘Cert I in Engineering Construction’ to college students (introduction to the construction industry), Cert III Horticulture (Brick laying and block work, concrete structures) Cert IV Building and Construction (Structural Materials and sustainable building practices), and teaching the Diploma of Building and Construction (structural principles for construction for medium rise) and OHS Risk management procedures. Marko has also taught Diploma in Interior Design and Drafting students in structural materials/principles for designing internal spaces, in both commercial and residential applications. For the last three years Marko has been Manager of the Building Construction Compliance/Audit Team Building Inspector for Construction Services Environment Planning Directorate. Amongst his many qualifications Marko has a Bachelor of Industrial Design, Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction and a Cert IV in Training and Assessment.

Location: CIT Bruce

Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

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  • PO Box 226
  • Jamison ACT 2614
  • Canberra, Australia

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  • J Block, Room J013
  • Vowels Crescent
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Bruce Campus
  • Haydon Drive, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Canberra, Australia

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