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Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

  |   Course Code: CPC30111

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Description

Not Currently Available to International Students

This qualification provides a trade outcome in bricklaying and blocklaying.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

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Career Pathway

  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer
  • Registered Building Practitioner

Entry requirements

Applicants should have completed a year 12 or equivalent level of secondary education. Applicants must be over the age of 18 at the time of commencement. This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Course fees

Tuition: $15,500
Application Fee: $250 (Non Refundable)

Text Book and Training Materials: $300
Safety Equipment: $300 (Includes Safety Glasses (to AS1337), Safety Boots (steel toe cap), Combination Overalls (khaki), Hearing Protection (ear muffs/ear plugs), Sun protection equipment.

Fee for Service:
Domestic. Government funding may be available for this course. Click here to find our more.

As Delivered by Australian Industrial Systems Institute

Compulsory Units:

  • CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition
  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Brick and blocklaying field of work Units

  • CPCCBL2001A Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
  • CPCCBL2002A Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
  • CPCCBL3002A Carry out masonry veneer construction
  • CPCCBL3003A Carry out cavity brick construction
  • CPCCBL3004A Construct masonry steps and stairs
  • CPCCBL3005A Lay masonry walls and corners
  • CPCCBL3006A Lay multi-thickness walls and piers
  • CPCCBL3009A Install flashings and damp proof course
  • CPCCBL3010A Construct masonry arches
  • CPCCBL3011A Construct curved walls
  • CPCCBL3014A Install fire-rated masonry construction

Course Duration

The course is conducted over a 48 week delivery plus 4 weeks breaks (totalling 52 weeks) at 20 hours per week required attendance (960 hours scheduled delivery).

Course Commencement

Monthly Intake commencing the first Monday of every month.

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  • CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
  • CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
  • CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • BSBSMB301A Investigate micro business opportunities
  • BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 27 units of competency:
  • 21 core units
  • 6 elective units.

The elective units are to be chosen as follows:

  • from Groups A and B
  • up to 2 units from Certificate III or IV qualifications in CPC08 or another current Training Package, provided the integrity of the AQF alignment is ensured, and they contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

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Articulation

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification may include other higher level Construction Qualifications such as CPC40611 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Specialist Trades), CPC40708 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Trade Contracting) or other relevant qualifications.

Assessment

Assessment comprises written assignments, tests and practical application projects. Students are required to attend tests and practical demonstration sessions as scheduled, with tests generally scheduled during normal class time. Students must demonstrate competence on a construction site.

Training and Assessment Note

Parts of this course will be conducted off-campus within a construction environment.