Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying

CPC30111 – Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Course Description

NRT

This qualification provides a trade outcome in bricklaying / blocklaying for residential and commercial construction work. The qualification has compulsory requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.


Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this program; however appropriate experience in the building and construction industry as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards is required.

Assessment via interview and portfolio of evidence is available to participants with relevant workplace experience within building and construction environments.

Duration

There is no set duration.  Duration is dependent on applicant knowledge, skills and experience levels.

Assessment

Participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:

  • Self-assessment
  • Third-party assessment
  • Competency conversation
  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence.

Pathway

  • The pathway is:
    • Certificate IV of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
    • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction Management

Student Information

Refer to the student handbook for details, inclusive of course information, student obligations, and services provided.

 

Career Opportunities

Bricklayer / Blocklayer

Mode of Delivery -Recognition of Prior Learning

Click here to learn more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Units of Competency

  • Core 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 

    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

    Elective unit

    CPCCCM2007B

    Use explosive power tools

    CPCCCM2010B

    Work safely at heights

    CPCCCM3001C

    Operate elevated work platforms

    CPCCCO2013A

    Carry out concreting to simple forms

    CPCCSF2004A

    Place and fix reinforcement materials

    BSBSMB301

    Investigate micro business opportunities

    BSBSMB406

    Manage small business finances

How to get a builder’s or Contractor licence or registration

To work as a builder or tradesperson in Australia you must have a licence or be registered (depending on your state or territory). A licence or registration may require a combination of technical qualification, experience, skills and knowledge prior to application. Read more 

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