Cert III in Bricklaying - CPC33020
Cert III in Bricklaying
Course code: CPC33020
This qualification reflects the trade qualified role of a brick layer, blocklayer or paver who may have responsibility for undertaking heritage bricklaying, refractory bricklaying, bricklaying, blocklaying and paving work in residential, industrial and commercial contexts, in both existing and new constructions.
The bricklaying, blocklaying and paving industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered and assessed in this context.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements vary between states. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
- Basic computer skills
- English Proficiency level for the training course reading, writing and comprehension skills
- IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
- Minimum 18 years of age
HOW TO APPLY
MODES OF DELIVERY
- Simulated work environment
- Duration 104 weeks
The qualification offers a maximum period of 104 weeks (including 8 weeks holiday) from the date of commencement in which to complete their studies and submit all work for assessment. Students will attend face-to-face 2 x days per week 9 am-5 pm. This includes training and assessment. In addition, students are required to complete up to a maximum of 5 hours per week independent, unsupervised activities.
Candidates must provide evidence of currency and experience by working in the bricklaying/ block laying field of construction for a minimum of 12 months within the past 18 months. A letter on company letterhead from current/past employer(s) verifying this is required.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) means an assessment process that assesses the competency(s) of an individual that they may have been acquired through formal, non-formal and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual meets the requirements specified in the training package.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
|CPCCBL2001||Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials||CPCCOM1012||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCBL2002||Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment||CPCCOM1013||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCBL3002||Carry out masonry veneer construction||CPCCOM1014||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCBL3003||Carry out cavity brick construction||CPCCOM1015||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCBL3005||Lay masonry walls and corners||CPCCOM2001||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCBL3006||Lay multi-thickness walls and piers||CPCCWHS2001||Apply WHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCBL3009||Install flashings and damp proof course||CPCCCO2013||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCBL3010||Construct masonry arches||CPCCCM2009||Carry out basic demolition|
|CPCCBL3011||Construct curved walls||CPCCBC4003||Select, prepare and administer a construction contract|
|CPCCBL3013||Construct masonry structural systems||CPCCBL3007||Install glass blockwork|
|CPCCCA3002||Carry out setting out||CPCCBL3004||Construct masonry steps and stairs|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures||AHCLSC307||Implement a retaining wall project|
|CPCCCM2008||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding||CPCCBL3001||Lay paving|
|CPCCCM2012||Work safely at heights||CPCCBL3016||Construct battered masonry walls and piers|