Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying (CPC33020)

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction bricklaying trade. Learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns just to name a few.

Course Code

CPC33020

Study Mode

Part Time

Duration

1 – 4 Years

Delivery

Face to Face

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction bricklaying trade. Learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns just to name a few.

Becoming a bricklayer will set you up for a great future in a field that is highly sort after. Many young men and women love Bricklaying for a range of reasons however one common statement made by Brickies is that they get the daily benefits of going to a Gym and get paid for it.

The training is provided to our students by trainers and assessors that have been firstly apprentices themselves then moved on to become qualified tradesman themselves and still maintain industry currency by working with other contractors or running their own subcontracting businesses.

Course Fees

The qualification requires the successful completion of 28 units of competency which includes 20 core and 8 electives. The units of competency currently shown in the table below indicate a possible direction. The units may change during the pre-training interview to better suit the type of work you undertake.

Code – Unit Name

CPCCCM2006
Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCOM1012
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCOM1013
Plan and organise work

CPCCOM1014
Conduct workplace communication

CPCCWHS2001
Apply WHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCOM1015
Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCBL2001
Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials

CPCCBL2002
Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment

CPCCBL3002
Carry out masonry veneer construction

CPCCBL3003
Carry out cavity brick construction

CPCCBL3005
Lay masonry walls and corners

CPCCBL3006
Lay multi-thickness walls and piers

CPCCBL3009
Install flashings and damp proof course

CPCCBL3010
Construct masonry arches

CPCCBL3011
Construct curved walls

CPCCBL3013
Construct masonry structural systems

CPCCCA3002
Carry out setting out

CPCCCM2008
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2012
Work safely at heights

CPCCOM2001
Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCBL3001
Lay paving

CPCCBL3004
Construct masonry steps and stairs

CPCCBL3012
Construct fireplaces and chimneys

CPCCBL3014
Install fire-rated masonry construction

CPCCBL3015
Construct decorative brickwork

CPCCBL3016
Construct battered masonry walls and piers

CPCCCO2013
Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCSF2004
Place and fix reinforcement materials

On successful completion of this course students will receive the qualification CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying which is a nationally recognised qualification within Australia.

Students who do not fully complete the qualification but who are successful in completing a number of the units of competency will receive a statement of attainment for those units.

Employment Option

A person having successfully completed CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying may seek employment undertaking the following tasks:
Carpenter
Blocklayer

Domestic Building Supervisor

Education Pathway

After achieving the CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying, candidates may be eligible to undertake the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) or the CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

Course Enrolment
Online: Online enrolment can be made by clicking Apply Now or

By Phone: Enrolments can be taken over the phone by calling 1300 326 888

Course Fees

Domestic Fees
Students undertaking this course must make payment prior to the commencement of the course or alternatively a payment plan has to have been arranged with PIA Accounts Department prior to commencement.

Funding Availability
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding for eligible individuals.

Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying (CPC33020)

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction bricklaying trade. Learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns just to name a few.

Course Code

CPC33020

Study Mode

Part Time

Duration

1 – 4 Years

Delivery

Face to Face

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction bricklaying trade. Learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns just to name a few.

Becoming a bricklayer will set you up for a great future in a field that is highly sort after. Many young men and women love Bricklaying for a range of reasons however one common statement made by Brickies is that they get the daily benefits of going to a Gym and get paid for it.

The training is provided to our students by trainers and assessors that have been firstly apprentices themselves then moved on to become qualified tradesman themselves and still maintain industry currency by working with other contractors or running their own subcontracting businesses.

Course Fees

The qualification requires the successful completion of 28 units of competency which includes 20 core and 8 electives. The units of competency currently shown in the table below indicate a possible direction. The units may change during the pre-training interview to better suit the type of work you undertake.

Code – Unit Name

CPCCCM2006
Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCOM1012
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCOM1013
Plan and organise work

CPCCOM1014
Conduct workplace communication

CPCCWHS2001
Apply WHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCOM1015
Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCBL2001
Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials

CPCCBL2002
Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment

CPCCBL3002
Carry out masonry veneer construction

CPCCBL3003
Carry out cavity brick construction

CPCCBL3005
Lay masonry walls and corners

CPCCBL3006
Lay multi-thickness walls and piers

CPCCBL3009
Install flashings and damp proof course

CPCCBL3010
Construct masonry arches

CPCCBL3011
Construct curved walls

CPCCBL3013
Construct masonry structural systems

CPCCCA3002
Carry out setting out

CPCCCM2008
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2012
Work safely at heights

CPCCOM2001
Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCBL3001
Lay paving

CPCCBL3004
Construct masonry steps and stairs

CPCCBL3012
Construct fireplaces and chimneys

CPCCBL3014
Install fire-rated masonry construction

CPCCBL3015
Construct decorative brickwork

CPCCBL3016
Construct battered masonry walls and piers

CPCCCO2013
Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCSF2004
Place and fix reinforcement materials

On successful completion of this course students will receive the qualification CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying which is a nationally recognised qualification within Australia.

Students who do not fully complete the qualification but who are successful in completing a number of the units of competency will receive a statement of attainment for those units.

Employment Option

A person having successfully completed CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying may seek employment undertaking the following tasks:
Carpenter
Blocklayer

Domestic Building Supervisor

Education Pathway

After achieving the CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying, candidates may be eligible to undertake the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) or the CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).

Course Enrolment
Online: Online enrolment can be made by clicking Apply Now or

By Phone: Enrolments can be taken over the phone by calling 1300 326 888

Course Fees

Domestic Fees
Students undertaking this course must make payment prior to the commencement of the course or alternatively a payment plan has to have been arranged with PIA Accounts Department prior to commencement.

Funding Availability
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding for eligible individuals.