This qualification reflects the trade qualified role of a bricklayer, 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.
Please note: Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
Tuition Fee: $24,000 *
Enrolment Fee: $500 **
Resources Fee: $3000* Discounts may apply** Non-refundable Information on other fees and charges available here Note: Pre-paid tuition fees are protected through Tuition Protection Service (TPS)
Apex trains and assesses this course from the Parramatta Campus that is fully equipped with facilities including classrooms, computer lab, wireless internet, library facility, and a student sitting and recreation area.
The practical sessions for training and assessments are conducted at Apex’s automotive workshop situated at 9, Bourke Street, North Parramatta.
The course will be available to those students who are 18 years or older and have completed Year 12. International Students are required to have an English ability at the IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.
Although this qualification has no pre-requisites, students are required to complete the CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry unit prior to starting the course or within the first term of studies with APEX.
Students obtaining a ‘competent’ result for all listed units of competency will achieve the CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying qualification. A Statement of Attainment will be issued to students who complete less than the required units for the full qualification.
APEX does not guarantee completion of this course.
Successful completion of this qualification level is intended to prepare new employees or recognises and develops existing workers performing Bricklaying or Blocklaying work that cover common skills in the construction industry, mainly in industrial, commercial and residential workplaces.
Possible employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include:
Job roles and titles may vary across different industry sectors.
Qualifications awarded by APEX will be recognised by other RTO’s Australia wide. Upon successful completion of the CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying, the students may continue their studies further by enrolling in the:
|CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry||Core|
|CPCCBL2001 Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials||Core|
|CPCCBL2002 Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment||Core|
|CPCCBL3002 Carry out masonry veneer construction||Core|
|CPCCBL3003 Carry out cavity brick construction||Core|
|CPCCBL3005 Lay masonry walls and corners||Core|
|CPCCBL3006 Lay multi-thickness walls and piers||Core|
|CPCCBL3009 Install flashings and damp proof course||Core|
|CPCCBL3010 Construct masonry arches||Core|
|CPCCBL3011 Construct curved walls||Core|
|CPCCBL3013 Construct masonry structural systems||Core|
|CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out||Core|
|CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry||Core|
|CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work||Core|
|CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication||Core|
|CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations||Core|
|CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications||Core|
|CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures||Core|
|CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding||Core|
|CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights||Core|
|CPCCBL3015 Construct decorative brickwork||Elective|
|CPCCBL3017 Carry out tuck pointing and repointing to masonry||Elective|
|CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms||Elective|
|CPCCBL3018 Install aerated autoclaved concrete products||Elective|
|AHCLSC319 Implement a retaining wall project||Elective|
|CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract||Elective|
|BSBESB301 Investigate micro business opportunities||Elective|
|BSBESB303 Organise finances for new business venture||Elective|
The 28 units of competency are delivered throughout the 72 weeks of tuition. The qualification is delivered over 8 terms of tuition.
All the above listed units of competency must be completed to receive the CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying qualification.
Assessments are conducted during training sessions and on completion of training for each unit to determine if the learner is competent. The assessments are conducted using knowledge and skills assessments. Assessment methods may include: Assignment, Questioning (Oral/Written), Case Study, Third Party Report, In Class Activities, Observations, Role Play and RPL.
Apex will recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other RTO’s, upon verification with the issuing organisation. RPL and Credit Transfer are available for students to access prior to enrolment. More information is available in our student handbook.
All trainers and assessors hold vocational and training and assessment competencies at the level they teach or assess or higher, and have current and relevant industry skills.
Please note: Apex does not guarantee successful completion of the course nor guarantees a particular employment or migration outcome on completion of the qualification.
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