Course Type:
Accredited Course; VET DSS
Code:
22338VIC
Campus:
Yallourn
Completion:
Full
Duration:
2 years
Scored
Assessment:

No
VET in VCE:
Yes
VCAL
Recognition:

Yes
Block Credit:
Yes
Structured
Workplace
Learning:


Strongly Recommended
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Course Overview

This course provides learners with the basic industry specific skills and knowledge to enable transition into an apprenticeship in the bricklaying industry, and includes learning the techniques required, using bricks and masonry blocks, to complete practical tasks. Learners will also partake in communication, teamwork, planning and organisational skills and self-management in preparation for employment. This qualification is designed to provide a head start in finding employment or an apprenticeship in bricklaying or related fields.

Proposed Units

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
VU22019 Apply brick veneer construction techniques
VU22020 Apply cavity brick construction techniques
VU22014 Prepare for work in the building and construction industry
VU22015 Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings
VU22016 Erect and safely use working platforms
VU22017 Identify and handle bricklaying tools and equipment
VU22018 Apply basic bricklaying techniques
VU22021 Apply masonry blockwork techniques

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Clothing and Equipment

  • Student must supply own safety boots and long pants
  • Branded uniform shirt, safety glasses, gloves and ear protection will be supplied
  • Safety gear must be worn to all classes
  • Students must have access to a computer and Internet and we encourage bringing their school laptop to VET DSS classes

Pathways

  • Certificate III in Building and Construction Bricklaying
  • Certificate III in Concreting (Apprenticeship)

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Bricklayer
  • Concreter
  • Plasterer

Entry Requirements

NA