The Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying will give you all the practical and theoretical training needed to work in this sector.
Career opportunities, include:
Pathways to further study:
- CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
Studying the Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying at Holmesglen
While studying bricklaying and blocklaying at Holmesglen, you will receive hands-on training from industry experienced teachers.
You will train in excellent training facilities, acknowledged as the best in Victoria, and gain practical experience on full-scale projects.
||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
||Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
||Lay masonry walls and corners
||Plan and organise work
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Conduct workplace communication
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Lay multi-thickness walls and piers
||Carry out setting out
||Apply basic levelling procedures
||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
||Carry out masonry veneer construction
||Carry out cavity brick construction
||Install flashings and damp proof course
||Construct masonry steps and stairs
||Construct masonry structural systems
||Install fire-rated masonry construction
||Construct curved walls
||Work safely at heights
||Carry out basic demolition
||Construct decorative brickwork
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Construct masonry arches
||Estimate and cost job
||Construct fireplaces and chimneys
||Construct battered masonry walls and piers
| Code || Name |
|CPCCWHS2001||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCBL2001||Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials|
|CPCCBL2002||Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment|
|CPCCBL3005||Lay masonry walls and corners|
|CPCCOM1013||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCOM1012||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCOM1014||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCOM1015||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCBL3006||Lay multi-thickness walls and piers|
|CPCCCA3002||Carry out setting out|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCCM2008||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
|CPCCBL3002||Carry out masonry veneer construction|
|CPCCBL3003||Carry out cavity brick construction|
|CPCCBL3009||Install flashings and damp proof course|
|CPCCBL3004||Construct masonry steps and stairs|
|CPCCBL3013||Construct masonry structural systems|
|CPCCBL3014||Install fire-rated masonry construction|
|CPCCBL3011||Construct curved walls|
|CPCCCM2012||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCCM2009||Carry out basic demolition|
|CPCCBL3015||Construct decorative brickwork|
|CPCCOM2001||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCBL3010||Construct masonry arches|
|MSFGN3002||Estimate and cost job|
|CPCCBL3012||Construct fireplaces and chimneys|
|CPCCBL3016||Construct battered masonry walls and piers|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
You must be engaged in a bricklaying apprenticeship. You must be signed up as an apprentice with your chosen employer and have a Delta number stating that Holmesglen is your selected training provider.
You must be at least 16 when enrolling in the program.
It is recommended you have completed Year 11 or equivalent and have a minimum of Year 10 English and Mathematics.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
Please refer to our coronavirus update page to view current vaccine requirements.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion you will receive the nationally endorsed CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying.
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit Australian apprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$3,001|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
**Additional costs may also apply for course consumable and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses. To view the additional costs that apply for each course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession