CPC30111 – Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying
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.
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.
There is no set duration. Duration is dependent on applicant knowledge, skills and experience levels.
Participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:
- Third-party assessment
- Competency conversation
- Completion of a portfolio of evidence.
- 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
Refer to the student handbook for details, inclusive of course information, student obligations, and services provided.
Bricklayer / Blocklayer
Mode of Delivery -Recognition of Prior Learning
Units of Competency
Carry out setting out
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Plan and organise work
Conduct workplace communication
Carry out measurements and calculations
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Apply basic levelling procedures
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Carry out basic demolition
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Brick and blocklaying field of work
Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
Carry out masonry veneer construction
Carry out cavity brick construction
Construct masonry steps and stairs
Lay masonry walls and corners
Lay multi-thickness walls and piers
Install flashings and damp proof course
Construct masonry arches
Construct curved walls
Install fire-rated masonry construction
Use explosive power tools
Work safely at heights
Operate elevated work platforms
Carry out concreting to simple forms
Place and fix reinforcement materials
Investigate micro business opportunities
Manage small business finances
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