CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying ~

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Course description

Are you looking to start a bricklaying apprenticeship? This is the course for you. This is a trade-level qualification designed for apprentices. It provides you with the skills, knowledge and experience to work on a building site in the areas of bricklaying and blocklaying. Major areas of study include interpretation of plans, measurements and calculations, use of power tools and equipment, laying walls and corner, different types of construction and setting out and levelling.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

Attendance is negotiated with employers prior to student commencement

Possible career outcomes

  • Self employed contractor
  • Residential bricklayer
  • Commercial bricklayer
  • Site supervisor/leading hand
  • Sales rep for brick manufacturer

~ This course is in transition. The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19
While The Gordon is permitted to deliver face-to-face teaching in compliance with current Government guidelines and COVIDSafe restrictions, many courses will utilise a blend of remote and on-campus learning. Find out more about delivery changes here.

Applications & attendance

Intake
Please contact Customer Service on 5225 0800 to discuss late applications and upcoming intakes.

 

Offers are made to successful applicants as soon as possible, once all application requirements are satisfied. See more information on attendance definitions and offer dates.

  • Applicants must be aged 16 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 10 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking this course.
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer.
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Click here for more information.

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

  • Applicants must be aged 16 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 10 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 2
  • Any student under the age of 17 must provide a Transition from School form prior to undertaking this course.
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer.

Selection mode

Core Code Hours
Apply basic levelling procedures CPCCCM2006B 8
Apply OHS requirements policies and procedures in the construction industry CPCCOHS2001A 20
Carry Out Basic Demolition CPCCCM2009A 32
Carry Out Cavity Brick Construction CPCCBL3003A 60
Carry Out Masonry Veneer Construction CPCCBL3002A 60
Carry Out Measurements And Calculations CPCCCM1015A 20
Carry Out Setting Out CPCCCA3002A 24
Conduct Workplace Communication CPCCCM1014A 20
Construct Curved Walls CPCCBL3011A 32
Construct Masonry Arches CPCCBL3010A 100
Construct Masonry Steps And Stairs CPCCBL3004A 32
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding CPCCCM2008B 40
Handle And Prepare Bricklaying And Blocklaying Materials CPCCBL2001A 16
Install fire-rated masonry construction CPCCBL3014A 32
Install Flashings And Damp Proof Course CPCCBL3009A 8
Lay Masonry Walls And Corners CPCCBL3005A 76
Lay Multi-thickness Walls And Piers CPCCBL3006A 60
Plan And Organise Work CPCCCM1013A 20
Read And Interpret Plans And Specifications CPCCCM2001A 36
Use Bricklaying And Blocklaying Tools And Equipment CPCCBL2002A 30
Work Effectively And Sustainably In The Construction Industry CPCCCM1012A 20
Electives Code Hours
Carry Out Concreting To Simple Forms CPCCCO2013A 20
Carry Out Tuck Pointing To Brickwork CPCCBL3017A 12
Construct Battered Masonry Walls And Piers CPCCBL3016A 32
Construct Decorative Brickwork CPCCBL3015A 70
Construct Fireplaces And Chimneys CPCCBL3012A 48
Construct Masonry Structural Systems CPCCBL3013A 40
Install Glass Blockwork CPCCBL3007A 8
Lay Paving CPCCBL3001A 24
Place And Fix Reinforcement Materials CPCCSF2004A 80

 

Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by The Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga. If you have completed any units previously, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning. Find out more about RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on projects
  • Workplace tasks
  • Industry placement
FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Concession Tuition AUD $0.60 per hour 1084 AUD $650.00 AUD $15,176.00
Standard Tuition AUD $3.05 per hour 1084 AUD $3,306.00 AUD $15,176.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $18.42 per hour 1084 AUD $19,967.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Materials AUD $810.00
Education Levy AUD $162.60

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Charges pages.

Fee help and student loans

Payment plans may be available for students who need assistance to manage their fee payments.

VET Student Loans are available for this course. The maximum loan cap is $

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Many Gordon courses offer pathways to higher qualifications within The Gordon and in some cases, to university degrees. Your Gordon course may provide credit points which could reduce further study time. Find out more information about pathways here, or contact Customer Service.

Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this, and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

Date published: 14/05/2021 10:01:44 PM
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