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CPC33020 - Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying in Sydney | AHMI
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CRICOS Course Code: 104820K
Duration: 94 weeks (76 weeks delivery plus 18 weeks term break)

  • Mode of Study
  • Course Description
  • Course Structure
  • Entry Requirement
  • Career Opportunities
  • Education Pathways
  • Exit Point/Award

Students study full time mixed mode of delivery that integrates:

  • Face to Face, Online and Self Study* Total of 20 hours per week.
  • * self-study to revise and reinforce areas of knowledge, assessment research and assessment preparation and completion.

The Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocking provides a trade outcome for residential and commercial construction work.

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 CPCCWHS2001 covers this requirement.

Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying consists of twenty-eight (28) units of competency, comprising 20 core units and 8 elective units, in accordance with the packaging rules.

Core Units


Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials


Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment


Carry out masonry veneer construction


Carry out cavity brick construction


Carry out setting out


Lay masonry walls and corners


Lay multi-thickness walls and piers


Install flashings and damp-proof course


Construct masonry arches


Construct curved walls


Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry


Plan and organise work


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


 Work safely at heights


Conduct workplace communication


Carry out measurements and calculations


Read and interpret plans and specifications


Apply basic levelling procedures


Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding


Construct masonry structural systems

Elective Units


Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies


Carry out basic demolition


Lay paving


Construct decorative brickwork


Carry out tuck pointing and repointing to masonry


Install aerated autoclaved concrete products


Carry out concreting to simple forms


Manage small business finances

There are no stated entry requirements into this qualification

International Students

International students must be 18 years of age or above and provide evidence of the following published entry requirements as stated below:

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent of Australian HSC.

English Language Entry Requirements:

  • IELTS score 5.5 overall (with no band less than 5.0) or equivalent Pearson Test of English (PTE)

Graduates at this level will have skills for work. Job roles and titles may vary but can include:

  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer
  • Paver
  • Labourer>
  • Construction Site Tradeperson
  • Subcontractor

Further training pathways from this qualification may lead to any of the following qualifications:

  • CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Students that successfully complete all 28 units of competency as stated in the Course Structure will be issued with CPC330320 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying. This qualification is recognised nationally under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

Students that complete some but not all of the units of competency as stated in the Course Structure may be issued with a Statement of Attainment. It will identify only those units of competence that have been completed as part of the qualification and recognised nationally under the AQF.

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