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About this course
If you’re looking for a career where no two days are the same and your skills are in high demand, then a Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying Apprenticeship is for you!
This entry-level course delivered over a three-year period has been designed so you can work, learn and earn at the same time.
Now is the perfect time to begin your career as a bricklayer and TAFE Gippsland is the perfect place to help you get to where you want to be.
Designed for students who have an apprenticeship and want to learn as much as possible about the bricklaying industry, this course will teach you how to plan and set out bricklaying/block laying projects, understand and use specific materials and equipment, interpret plans and accurately measure jobs of any size. You’ll also get to choose from a huge range of electives that will tailor your studies perfectly to your career goals.
Taking your career further might mean studying a Certificate III in Carpentry to further add to your skillset and give you more employment opportunities in the future – even self-employment!
Again, this course is for apprentices only so you must have a current employer at the time of enrolment.
Certificate III in Brick laying/ Block laying will provide you with a qualification as a Brick layer or Block layer.
Opportunities for Further Study
CPC40120 Certificate IV In Building And Construction (Building)
Skills or Knowledge gained
CPC33020 Certificate III in Brick laying/Block laying offers the following skills and knowledge:
Communication with clients, colleagues and others using clear and direct forms of communication whilst actively listening and identifying and confirming requirements for the task or the job to be carried out. Obtaining and understanding all relevant trade and technical terms, symbols and abbreviations and language used for this particular field of work, working as part of a team, providing assistance and encouragement to other team members, utilising specialist skills that are part of the team and using these strengths to the best of their abilities. Ensures at all times that equipment is checked regularly and up to date meeting site and job requirements and where applicable hazards are reported and documented. The qualification provides a trade outcome in bricklaying and block laying.
Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: No
Mandatory entry requirements:
Students must be employed as an Apprentice in CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying to undertake this qualification.
Must be 15 years of age or older for a School Based Apprenticeship.
If students are no longer at secondary school and are under 17 years of age they must have a "school leaving certificate" from the Department of Education before they can enrol in this qualification.
Recommended entry Requirements:
Students should have access to a computer or laptop to and a reliable internet connection for the 3 years of their studies
Limitations to course Entry:
For each Learner enrolling in a vocational qualification, regardless of eligible or ineligible status under the Victorian Training Guarantee, TAFE Gippsland will conduct a Pre-Training Review of current competencies (including literacy and numeracy skills) prior to commencement in training.
Minimum Industry Requirement
- Working with children check
- Police check
Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No
Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome?
If yes, list details and process to achieve this outcome:
Qualifications and Recognition - 2024
Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying.
Work Placement - 2024
Does this course require placement?: No
Further Information - 2024
|Fees and charges
|Government subsidised concession
|Full-fee paying student
|Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt)
|Materials fee* (GST exempt)
The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.
You can expect that:
- assessment methods are clear
- assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
- assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
- educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.