CPC30111

Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying [Assessment Only]

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Certificate III in Bricklaying

Course Overview

With construction rates set to soar across Australia, those with excellent skills in bricklaying and blocklaying will be in demand. There is no doubt that this is a complex subject area with the smallest details often making a huge difference. As such, the Certificate III in Bricklaying (CPC30111) can be the start of a long and successful career in the bricklaying/blocklaying trade.

Is the lack of a formal qualification holding you back?

You will use your extensive experience to provide evidence to your assessor through our Recognition of Prior Learning (“RPL”) process. RPL and Skills Recognition is an assessment process allowing you to achieve all, or part, of a Nationally Recognised Qualification by demonstrating your knowledge, skills and experience as a brick and block-layer.

Career Outcomes

On completing the Certificate III in Bricklaying (CPC30111), you will gain the skills needed to become a strong brick/blocklayer. You'll develop your professional knowledge and skills required to work in diverse range of roles in the bricklaying trade as well as the building and construction industry. Work in a diverse range of roles, including bricklayer and as a blocklayer.

Career support

Work in a diverse range of roles, including bricklayer and as a blocklayer.

Networking Opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Certificate III in Bricklaying (CPC30111), you could progress to further study at another institution with advanced standing or gain direct university articulation to one of our partner Universities.

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Join the Capital Training Institute Community, a network that spans across Australia. Gain access to employment and business opportunities, career support and events.

Course Info

The Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying is designed to meet the needs of builders and other professionals who wish to expand their skill set and move into the brick/blocklaying trade.

Course
Duration

Self-paced
 
RPL allows your prior knowledge, skills and experience to be assessed to allow you to achieve all, or part of, a nationally recognised qualification. 

Award

On successful completion of this course a student will be awarded a CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Terms &
Conditions

Please refer to the CTI Student Manual 

Additional
Information

Our RPL Process
 
Meet with an assessor to determine your eligibility for RPL
The assessor will then work with you to gather your supporting evidence, ensuring alignment to the units in the qualification

Units of Competency

CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.

CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. The unit includes identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work.

CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. It includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication.

CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.

CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

CPCCBL2001A Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely handle bricklaying and blocklaying materials manually and mechanically, including their storage requirements. It also includes preparatory mixing requirements and environmental requirements for the disposal of waste.

CPCCBL2002A Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct cavity brick/block buildings and structures. It includes planning, preparation, set out and installation of the masonry.

CPCCBL3002A Carry out masonry veneer construction

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct masonry veneer buildings and structures. It includes planning, preparation, set out and installation of the masonry.

CPCCBL3003A Carry out cavity brick construction

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct masonry steps, stairs and wing walls for different types and styles of buildings. It includes planning, preparation, set out and installation of the masonry.

CPCCBL3004A Construct masonry steps and stairs

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct masonry walls and corners to different types and styles of buildings. It includes planning, preparation, set out and installation of the masonry.

CPCCBL3005A Lay masonry walls and corners

(N/A)

CPCCBL3006A Lay multi-thickness walls and piers

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct multi-thickness walls and piers for different types and styles of buildings. It includes planning, preparation, set out and construction of walls and piers.

CPCCBL3009A Install flashings and damp proof course

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install flashings and damp proofing products to different types and styles of buildings. It includes planning, preparation, set out, installation and application requirements of the work.

CPCCBL3010A Construct masonry arches

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct masonry arches within walls and above columns or attached piers. It includes the preparation, set out and construction of masonry walls and arches.

CPCCBL3011A Construct curved walls

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct a specified masonry curved wall. It includes the preparation, set out and construction of curved walls.

CPCCBL3014A Install fire-rated masonry construction

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct fire-rated masonry construction systems for fire-resistant construction. It includes planning, set out and installation requirements of the work.

CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify site boundaries and survey indicators, and establishing, measuring and setting up profiled set outs for buildings and structural components of building work.

CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out levelling in a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set-out of building components. It includes the set-up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment.

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. It includes placement of safety barriers and only involves modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres.

CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to remove components from single storey buildings and structures using basic demolition techniques. It includes the preparation of the site for the demolition process and the removal of components.

CPCCBL3001A Lay paving

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to lay pavers on level and inclined surfaces. It includes preparing, setting out and laying of the paving.

CPCCBL3007A Install glass blockwork

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install glass blockwork to buildings. It includes preparation, set out and installation of the blocks.

CPCCBL3013A Construct masonry structural systems

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct masonry load bearing walls and engaged and isolated piers. It includes planning, preparation set out and construction requirements of the work.

CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply safe and effective operation of explosive power tools (EPT), used to fasten materials or fix fasteners to bases. It includes both direct action and indirect action explosive powered fastening tools.

CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.

CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely install formwork, reinforcement and place and finish concrete for the construction of minor slabs, pathways and other minor works to a specified design finish. The unit includes positioning the truck, placing concrete from truck to work area, spreading concrete and cleaning up site.

Assessment Methods

This course will typically be assessed through a range of assessments, including:

  1. Activities and observations in the workplace
  2. Project work and portfolios
  3. 3rd Party reports

Entry Requirements

This qualification is issued on assessment only. You will meet with an assessor to determine your eligibility for RPL. The assessor will then work with you to gather your supporting evidence, ensuring alignment to the units in the qualification

  1. Assessment only

Dates & Fees

For information on course commencement dates and course fees, contact your relevant state office. For information on VET FEE-HELP qualifications, click here.

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* Must be an Australian citizen

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What is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)?

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Are workshops, lectures and tutorials compulsory?

For all qualifications attendance is mandatory, which includes workshops, lectures and tutorials. If a student has an unexpected, unplanned or unavoidable absence, they must contact CTI as soon as possible to arrange an alternative to any training that may be missed. For more information please refer to our Student Manual at https://issuu.com/ctiaustralia/docs/student_manual_2015_lq/1?e=10413670/15279501

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