This qualification provides a trade outcome in bricklaying and blocklaying.
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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.
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.
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.
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)|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|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|
|CPCCCA3002A||Carry out setting out|
|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|
|ELECTIVES (6 required)|
|CPCCBL3018A||Install aerated autoclaved concrete products|
|CPCCBL3012A||Construct fireplaces and chimneys|
|CPCCBL3015A||Construct decorative brickwork|
|CPCCCM2007B||Use explosive power tools|
|CPCCCM3001C||Operate elevated work platforms|
|CPCCCO2013A||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCSF2004A||Place and fix reinforcement materials|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCBL3013A||Construct masonry structural systems|
|BSBSMB401||Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business|