Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying (Apprenticeship)

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Course Type
Apprenticeship / Traineeship; Accredited Course
Course Level
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
Course Location
Course Duration
Part Time: 3 years
Course Cost
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Study Modes
Part Time (Day); On Campus (day)
8.00 am - 4.00 pm

Colin MacLean
Phone: (03) 5127 0233 or 0434 733 548
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: colinm@gippstafe.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

This course provides apprentice level training in brick and blocklaying including developing skills in the use of bricklaying hand tools, automatic and laser levels and masonry brick saws.

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying (Apprenticeship).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Employment Prospects

  • Bricklayer/Blocklayer

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must be currently employed as an apprentice in the bricklaying/blocklaying industry and have a valid contract of training in place

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment is competency based and includes observation, written assignments, on-line quizzes, tests and practical application in simulated workplace conditions.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
Compulsory Units
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2009A Carry out basic demolition
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCBL2001A Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
CPCCBL2002A Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
CPCCBL3002A Carry out masonry veneer construction
CPCCBL3003A Carry out cavity brick construction
CPCCBL3004A Construct masonry steps and stairs
CPCCBL3005A Lay masonry walls and corners
CPCCBL3006A Lay multi-thickness walls and piers
CPCCBL3009A Install flashings and damp proof course
CPCCBL3010A Construct masonry arches
CPCCBL3011A Construct curved walls
CPCCBL3014A Install fire-rated masonry construction
CPCCBL3012A Construct fireplaces and chimneys
CPCCBL3013A Construct masonry structural systems
CPCCBL3015A Construct decorative brickwork
CPCCBL3016A Construct battered masonry walls and piers
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms