COURSES

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, in- dustrial 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 require- ments vary between states. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

ENTRY 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

For further information please contact the College and speak to our friendly Admissions Team:
Email: admin@camdencollege.edu.au
or
Online Enrolment

MODES OF DELIVERY

  • Online
  • Classroom
  • Simulated work environment
  • Distance
  • Duration 52 weeks

COURSE DELIVERY

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.

RPL CANDIDATE

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

Total number of units = 28 (20 core units plus 8 elective units)

UNITS

TITLE

UNITS

TITLE

CPCCBL2001

Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying mate- rials

CPCCCA3002

Carry out setting out

CPCCBL2002

Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment

CPCCCM2006

Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCBL3002

Carry out masonry veneer construction

CPCCCM2008

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCBL3003

Carry out cavity brick construction

CPCCCM2012

Work safely at heights

CPCCBL3005

Lay masonry walls and corners

CPCCOM1012

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCBL3006

Lay multi-thickness walls and piers

CPCCOM1013

Plan and organise work

CPCCBL3009

Install flashings and damp proof course

CPCCOM1014

Conduct workplace communication

CPCCBL3010

Construct masonry arches

CPCCOM1015

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCBL3011

Construct curved walls

CPCCOM2001

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCBL3013

Construct masonry structural systems

CPCCWHS2001

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