CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Courses Info

This qualification provides a trade outcome in bricklaying and blocklaying.

Occupational titles may include

  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers this requirement.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
27 units of competency:

  • 21 core units
  • 6 elective units

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Enrolment options

We currently offer this qualification as:

  • an Apprenticeship over 48 months (expected completion 42 months) or
  • RPL assessment only with a maximum duration of 3 months

Fees charges and refunds

Course costs and payment options are attached on the payment form. Refunds will not be issued to students due to change of mind once the training/assessment process has commenced.

Commencement requirements (RPL)

Individuals undertaking RPL assessments for this qualification will have 4 years’ experience as a minimum in the construction industry.

Pathways Information

This qualification is just one of the requirements for an individual to obtain a licence with their states regulatory body. Please consult with your local authority to ensure you are eligible and meet other criteria prior to commencing studies with Building Industry Training. After the completion of this qualification it is recommended that the student undertake an Approved Managerial Course for Trade Contractors or Certificate IV in Building and Construction.

CORE (21 units)
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006BApply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008BErect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2009ACarry out basic demolition
CPCCCA3002ACarry out setting out
CPCCBL2001AHandle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
CPCCBL2002AUse bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
CPCCBL3002ACarry out masonry veneer construction
CPCCBL3003ACarry out cavity brick construction
CPCCBL3004AConstruct masonry steps and stairs
CPCCBL3005ALay masonry walls and corners
CPCCBL3006ALay multi-thickness walls and piers
CPCCBL3009AInstall flashings and damp proof course
CPCCBL3010AConstruct masonry arches
CPCCBL3011AConstruct curved walls
CPCCBL3014AInstall fire-rated masonry construction
ELECTIVES (6 required)
CPCCBL3001ALay paving
CPCCBL3018AInstall aerated autoclaved concrete products
CPCCBL3012AConstruct fireplaces and chimneys
CPCCBL3015AConstruct decorative brickwork
CPCCCM2007BUse explosive power tools
CPCCCM3001COperate elevated work platforms
CPCCCO2013ACarry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCSF2004APlace and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCCM2010BWork safely at heights
CPCCBL3013AConstruct masonry structural systems
BSBSMB401Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business