Course Code CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

The Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying provides students with necessary skills, knowledge and experience to work on a building site in the areas of bricklaying and blocklaying. Students will learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct decorative panels, feature walls, arches and columns. Students will learn how to lay bricks for domestic, commercial and public buildings. Students will also learn how to prepare and maintain brickwork.

Please select a study mode from the list below.

Recognition of prior learning

The process of Skills Recognition (Recognition of Prior Learning and/or Recognition of Current Competencies) gives those people with the relevant experience the opportunity to gain formal recognition for their competencies (skills and knowledge) gained through life, work and study, regardless of where, when and how they were achieved.

Participants are responsible for gathering evidence that will show they have the required competencies to the standard set out by the industry in the National Competency Standards.

Start Date & Duration

Enrolments are taken on an ongoing basis. Students can enrol at any time 24/7 online, over the phone or in person during business hours. Enrolment is for a period of 12 months.

Eligibility

A minimum of 3 to 4 years experience within this trade and completion of Year 12 English and Mathematics is recommended but not required.

Cost

$2,500.00

Payment plans are also available

Assessment

Evidence for RPL may include:

  • work experience
  • life experiences (including voluntary work and leisure pursuits)
  • previous study e.g. qualifications, industry training professional development programs or units

Course Delivered by

Everthought Education Brisbane South

RTO Number: 32438

On campus

The qualification is delivered through a combination of online and workplace or classroom based training and delivery.

You will be allocated a Trainer/Assessor who can provide you support over the phone or by email or face-to-face as required.

Start Date

Please see our Intake Dates page to see upcoming dates for enrolment into this course.

Cost

Pricing varies depending on the state you are taking the course in. Please see our Pricing Schedule, or fill in an Eligibility Check for any government funding that may be available to you.

Payment plans are also available for some courses.

Assessment

All assessments are competency based. You will be assessed against each unit of competency as well as the full qualification. The type of assessment tasks may include: Practical demonstration, Knowledge based test, Portfolio of evidence, Case studies, Research projects, Oral questioning.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered by Everthought Education Perth.

RTO Code: 51681

Apprenticeship

 

This course is able to be taken as an apprenticeship.

Start Date

Please see our Intake Dates page to see upcoming dates for enrolment into this course.

Cost

Pricing varies depending on the state you are taking the course in. Please see our Payment Schedule, or fill in an Eligibility Check for any government funding that may be available to you.

Payment plans are also available for some courses.

Course Delivery

This course is delivered by Everthought Education Perth.

RTO Code: 51681

Start Dates

Please see our Intake Dates page to see upcoming dates for enrolment into this course.

Course duration

Course duration is 104 weeks (1 week on, 1 week off)

English Language Requirements

Minimum IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL IBT 46 or PTE (Pearson Test of English) 42 or CAE 47 or eligible ELICOS courses or completion of an Australian Qualification or approved LLN test.

Entry Requirements

Year 10 or Equivalent or a reasonable level of industry experience.

Course Price

$28,950.00

Find out more about our payment options. 

Course Delivery

This course is delivered by Everthought Education Perth Pty. Ltd.

RTO Code: 51681

CRICOS Provider Code: 02898C

CRICOS Course Code: 076110K

What will you learn?

This certificate requires the successful completion of 27 units of competency, composed of 21 compulsory units and 6 elective units. Each unit consists of a hands-on, practical workshop and theoretical classroom training approach with assessments that include computer tests, practical demonstrations and observed simulated tasks.

Core Units

CPCCCA3002ACarry out setting out
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008BErect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2009ACarry out basic demolition
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCBL2001AHandle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
CPCCBL2002AUse bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
CPCCBL3002ACarry out masonry veneer construction
CPCCBL3003ACarry out cavity brick construction
CPCCBL3004AConstruct masonry steps and stairs
CPCCBL3005ALay masonry walls and corners
CPCCBL3006ALay multi-thickness walls and piers
CPCCBL3009AInstall flashings and damp proof course
CPCCBL3010AConstruct masonry arches
CPCCBL3011AConstruct curved walls
CPCCBL3014AInstall fire-rated masonry construction

Elective Units

CPCCBL3007AInstall glass blockwork
CPCCBL3012AConstruct fireplaces and chimneys
CPCCBL3015AConstruct decorative brickwork
CPCCBL3016AConstruct battered masonry walls and piers
CPCCCM2007BUse explosive power tools
CPCCCO2013ACarry out concreting to simple forms
BSBSMB406AManage small business finances

Pathways

Career opportunities include employment as a:

  • Blocklayer

    Bricklayer

    Self-employed contractor

    Bricklaying company employee

    Sales representative in the brick manufacturing or retail industry

    Subcontract/contract bricklayer and blocklayer

    Covering work in residential and commercial applications

After successful completion of this course you may continue your studies by enrolling in:

  • CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)
  • CPC50210 Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)
  • CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Building)

Course Recognition

This program covers building construction theory and practices related to residential and commercial applications. This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to meet the technical qualifications for the qualification of Bricklaying/Blocklaying.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
A reasonable level of language, literacy and numeracy skills are required to comprehend legislation and documentation

Enquiries and Enrolments

If you have any questions regarding the course, or would like to enrol please fill in the eligibility check form on the right hand side of the page.