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Overview

International course:

Not available for international students.

Course code:

CPC32313

Start date(s):

Various dates throughout the year

Course length:

Part Time: 1 - 4 years

Campus:

Chadstone

This course provides comprehensive training for stonemasonry apprentices, covering both practical and theoretical aspects of the stonemasonry trade. Stonemasonry is the craft of shaping pieces of rock into mostly simple, but sometimes considerably complex, accurate geometrical shapes. The resulting stones are then constructed together to form structures.

Recent changes in the stonemasonry industry have included the huge growth in kitchen bench tops using engineered and natural stone. This has led to a skills shortage for businesses specialising in bench tops and other commercial work.

Our training includes the latest skills required of stonemasons such as laminating, edge polishing, drop downs, and sink cut outs. We also provide you with training of traditional skills such as those required for monumental, architectural and construction.

In consultation with your employer, we can provide the streaming of skills required by each aspect of the trade, reducing the time you will be required to spend on campus.


Course structure

To receive this qualification you must complete 21 core units and nine elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.

ASSESSMENT

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

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

CPCCCA3002A

Carry Out Setting Out

CPCCCA3023A

Carry Out Levelling Operations

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

CPCCCM2002A

Carry Out Excavation

CPCCCM2005B

Use Construction Tools And Equipment

CPCCCM2008B

Erect And Dismantle Restricted Height Scaffolding

CPCCCO2013A

Carry Out Concreting To Simple Forms

CPCCJN2001A

Assemble Components

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCST2003A

Finish Stone

CPCCST2004A

Lay Stone

CPCCST2005A

Carry Out Load Slinging Of Off-site Materials

CPCCST2006A

Identify and use stone products

CPCCST3001A

Dress And Mould Stone

CPCCST3002A

Shape Solid Stone

CPCCST3003A

Split Stone Manually

CPCCST3004A

Dress Stone Manually

CPCCST3006A

Machine Stone

CPCCST3022A

Carry out profile work

CPCCBL3016A

Construct Battered Masonry Walls And Piers

CPCCPA3002A

Lay Segmental Pavers

CPCCST3010A

Set Out And Cut Letters In Stone

CPCCST3012A

Build Stone Veneer Walls

CPCCST3013A

Carry Out Cemetery Monument Fixing

CPCCST3018A

Inlay lead to stone

CPCCST3021A

Renovate and restore stone work


Entry requirements

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.

Training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry.

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to receive the CPC32313 Certificate III in Stonemasonry, issued by the Apprentice Administration Branch.

PATHWAYS

After completion of the course, you may further your studies in the CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), the 22268VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural), the CPC60115 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying, or one of Holmesglen's building degrees.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Stonemason


How to apply

APPRENTICESHIP

A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.

A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.

Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

TTD

03 9564 2760

building@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

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.


Fees

Type

Cost

Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship

$2,749.00

Concession

$549.80

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Contact details

Bricklaying and Stonemasonry Open Days

Do you want a job with flexibility and freedom that provides both a physical and technical challenge? A bricklayer's work often requires skill and judgement, no matter how straightforward the job may seem. These trades can give you the satisfaction of saying 'I built this', while providing great opportunities to travel, be your own boss and work as part of a team. Visit us on Open Day at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting the unique elements and benefits of each trade. Following the presentation there will be a tour across each of the trades workshops with teachers available to answer any specific questions.

- , Thu, 24 Jan - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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