Certificate II in Building and Construction - Bricklaying
Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VIC
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No minimum education
This course offers participants prevocational training in the building and construction industry. The qualification aims to provide participants with the basic skills and knowledge to allow them to seek an apprenticeship in the bricklaying industry.
Subjects you can Study
Work safely in the construction industry; Workplace safety and site induction; Provide basic emergency life support; Building structures; Calculations for the construction industry; Prepare for work in the construction industry; Communication skills for the construction industry; Introduction to scaffolding and working platforms; Levelling; Quality principles for the construction industry; Safe handling and use of plant and selected portable power tools; Workplace documents and plans; Bricklaying hand tools; Bricklaying basic skills; Brick veneer construction processes; Masonry blockwork; Cavity brick construction processes; Basic environmental sustainability in bricklaying.
About Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VICMelbourne Polytechnic has six campuses around Melbourne - in Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Heidelberg and Prahran. There are also four training centres: Northern Lodge - Eden Park (vineyard and horse stud), Northern Lodge - Yan Yean (broad acre farm), Growling Frog Vineyard (Yan Yean), and the Northern AMEP Centre at Broadmeadows. Melbourne Polytechnic's metropolitan campuses are located within convenient reach by public transport.
Melbourne Polytechnic is accredited to deliver around 550 nationally recognised courses on a full-time and part-time basis and over 410 institute accredited courses. Vocational training study options include pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships, certificates (I - IV), diplomas, and advanced diplomas. Higher education study options include associate, bachelor and masters degrees.
Melbourne Polytechnic facilities include a 320-hectare farm and 300-hectare thoroughbred stud, Building and Construction Training Centre, Aquaculture Training and Applied Research Centre, Meat and Fish Processing Facility, four vineyards, two wineries, training restaurant and bistro, hairdressing salons, a TV studio, Technical Education Centre, Green Skills Centre of Excellence, state-of-the-art on-campus student accommodation, and a teaching and learning complex at the Preston campus.
Provider CRICOS: 00724G RTO code: 3075;HE
Certificate IICourse code: 22216VIC
- Full-time internal = 16 weeks
No minimum education
Life after Study
Bricklayers lay bricks, concrete blocks and building blocks in mortar to construct and repair internal and external walls, partitions, arches and other structures.