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CPC33020- Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying

Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a CPC33020- Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying via our RTO partners.

Qualification Overview

Qualification Name:

Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying

Qualification Code and Units of Competency:

Duration:

Within four weeks of receiving sufficient and complying evidence of competency in all applied for units of competency.

This certificate recognises prior learning and experience in the bricklaying field. The program is available to local students who have completed partial studies in Australia and experienced bricklayers who have gained valuable skills and knowledge over years of working in the industry. You must provide evidence of qualifications and relevant experience with Australian requirements and standards. The program will enable you to attain the units required for your nationally recognised qualification and contractor’s licence.

To qualify for this certificate, you must provide evidence demonstrating that your skills and knowledge align with the courser’s learning outcomes. This evidence can take various forms. Demonstrating your current proficiency at a comparable level can be done through a CV (your student support representative can assist with this), an employment letter, or an employment contract.

Additionally, documents from prior work or educational experiences, such as references from licensed tradespeople you’ve collaborated with, apprenticeship records, academic transcripts, or assessments from relevant past qualifications, all contribute to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. You can also submit proof of overseas qualifications or visual evidence of your work, especially for practical roles.

Required documents
ID
Resume
Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
Photos/videos (for practical roles)
Risk Assessment and Management Documents
Incident Report Forms
Plans and Specifications
Job Cards
Quotes/Invoices

Anywhere in Australia, you can obtain a certification with a nationally acknowledged credential.
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Portfolio of Experience

Your dedicated consultant will guide you through the process of putting together a portfolio of evidence. This can contain overseas qualifications, transcripts, certificates, photos and videos, samples or work examples, letters of reference, your current resume, etc.

Evidence Review

Once one of our partner registered training organisations (RTOs) has assessed your portfolio, the assessor assigned to your case may be in touch if any additional evidence is required. If you have any weak areas, the RTO may assign a trainer to upskill you at no cost to you.

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ITEC Australia is partnered with Registered Training Organisations whose qualifications are nationally recognised in Australia, and are the same as the qualification you would receive from full time study. Qualifications can also be useful for licensing or immigration purposes.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the trade qualified role of a bricklayer, blocklayer or paver who may have responsibility for undertaking heritage bricklaying, refractory bricklaying, bricklaying, blocklaying and paving work in residential, industrial and commercial contexts, in both existing and new constructions.

Occupational titles could include:

  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer
  • Paver.

The bricklaying, blocklaying and paving industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered and assessed in this context.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements vary between states. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

This qualification has core units and elective units of competency that cover the skills and knowledge of three specialist groups, and general electives:

  • Group A – Traditional and heritage bricklaying
  • Group B – Refractory Bricklaying
  • Group C – Paving

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 28 units of competency:
  • 20 core units
  • 8 elective units.
  • the elective units can be selected, once only, from any of the groups listed below.
  • up to two elective units can be selected from any Training Package and or accredited course, as long as they contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and support the AQF level of this qualification.

Prerequisite units 

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.

Core units 

CPCCBL2001*

Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials

CPCCBL2002*

Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment

CPCCBL3002*

Carry out masonry veneer construction

CPCCBL3003*

Carry out cavity brick construction

CPCCBL3005*

Lay masonry walls and corners

CPCCBL3006*

Lay multi-thickness walls and piers

CPCCBL3009*

Install flashings and damp proof course

CPCCBL3010*

Construct masonry arches

CPCCBL3011*

Construct curved walls

CPCCBL3013*

Construct masonry structural systems

CPCCCA3002*

Carry out setting out

CPCCCM2006

Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCM2008*

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2012*

Work safely at heights

CPCCOM1012

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCOM1013

Plan and organise work

CPCCOM1014

Conduct workplace communication

CPCCOM1015

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCOM2001*

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCWHS2001

Apply WHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry

 

 

Elective units 

Group A – Traditional and heritage bricklaying 

CPCCST4001

Prepare to undertake the heritage restoration process

CPCCST4002

Undertake the heritage restoration process

CPCCBL3004*

Construct masonry steps and stairs

CPCCBL3012*

Construct fireplaces and chimneys

CPCCBL3015*

Construct decorative brickwork

CPCCBL3016*

Construct battered masonry walls and piers

CPCCBL3017*

Carry out tuck pointing and repointing to masonry

CPCCCO2013*

Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCSF2004*

Place and fix reinforcement materials

 

 

Group B – Refractory Bricklaying 

CPCCST4003

Undertake preparations for refractory work

CPCCST4007

Construct a fire brick wall and arch using refractory materials

CPCCBL3004*

Construct masonry steps and stairs

CPCCBL3012*

Construct fireplaces and chimneys

CPCCBL3016*

Construct battered masonry walls and piers

CPCCCM2009*

Carry out basic demolition

CPCCCO2013*

Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCSF2004*

Place and fix reinforcement materials

 

 

Group C – Paving 

CPCCCO2013*

Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCPA3001*

Prepare subgrade, base and bedding course for segmental paving

CPCCPA3002*

Lay segmental paving

CPCCPA3003*

Cut segmental paving

CPCCPA3004*

Finish segmental paving

CPCCPA3005*

Maintain and repair segmental paving

CPCCSF2004*

Place and fix reinforcement materials

 

 

General Electives 

AHCLSC319

Implement a retaining wall project

CPCCBC4003

Select, prepare and administer a construction contract

CPCCST4003

Undertake preparations for refractory work

CPCCBL3001*

Lay paving

CPCCBL3004*

Construct masonry steps and stairs

CPCCBL3007*

Install glass blockwork

CPCCBL3012*

Construct fireplaces and chimneys

CPCCBL3014*

Install fire-rated masonry construction

CPCCBL3015*

Construct decorative brickwork

CPCCBL3016*

Construct battered masonry walls and piers

CPCCBL3017*

Carry out tuck pointing and repointing to masonry

CPCCBL3018*

Install aerated autoclaved concrete products

CPCCCM2009*

Carry out basic demolition

CPCCCO2013*

Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCPA3001*

Prepare subgrade, base and bedding course for segmental paving

CPCCPA3002*

Lay segmental paving

CPCCPA3003*

Cut segmental paving

CPCCPA3004*

Finish segmental paving

CPCCPA3005*

Maintain and repair segmental paving

CPCCSF2004*

Place and fix reinforcement materials 

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