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CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying


The CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying will apply the skills you have learned at work and continue to develop your ability to work with building materials to build veneer or full brick constructions. You will work with clay, concrete, masonry and other building materials to create walls, partitions, arches, steps, stairs and other brick or block constructions. You will learn how to build curved structures and create ornamental brickwork.

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.

Individuals who are currently working as unqualified bricklayers and are looking to formalise their existing skills and knowledge.

Training Location and Course Delivery

We structure the course to fit in with our students’ busy work schedule. The course is offered as a Skills Gap Assessment program with training only for those units for which the individual needs additional skills and knowledge. You will be provided with a trainer who still works in the industry to assist you work your way through the course.

The RPL assessments are designed for those people currently working within the building and construction industry as bricklayers and want to be assessed for the qualification based on their current experience and skill levels.

Course Fees

The full fee for service charge of this course: $4,000

Units of Competency

The CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying comprises a total of 27 units of competency, 21 of which are classified as core units and 6 are electives. You must be deemed competent in all 27 units to attain the qualification.

Core Units
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
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
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
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Elective Units
CPCCBL3018A Install aerated autoclaved concrete products
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry