Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Holmesglen Institute

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It is for apprentices in the bricklaying/blocklaying trade. Students will learn: how to lay bricks and blocks using different bonds; how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns; and laying brickwork/blockwork for domestic, commercial, industrial and public buildings. Students will also learn about brick/block types, brick/block accessories, glues, brick/block patterns and cement mortars.

Course Fee:

Australian: $2,830
International: $15,500

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. WorkCover regulations require that Learners must have completed an approved program in OHS General Construction Induction before carrying out construction work.


27 units: 21 core; 6 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Handle and prepare bricklaying/blocklaying materials; Use bricklaying and block laying tools and equipment; Carry out masonry veneer construction; Carry out cavity brick construction; Construct masonry steps and stairs; Lay masonry walls and corners; Install flashings and damp proof course (DPC); Construct masonry arches; Construct curved wall; Install fire rated masonry construction; Carry out setting out; Follow OH&S policies and procedures; Work effectively in the General Construction industry; Plan and organise work; Conduct workplace communication; Carry out measurements and calculations; Read and interpret plans and specifications; Apply basic levelling procedures; Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding; Carry out basic demolition. Plus electives

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00012G

Related Careers:

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City - St. Kilda Road No info Full time 12 months
Waverley No info Full time 12 months
City - St. Kilda Road No info Part time 3 years
North Melbourne No info Full time 12 months
North Melbourne No info Part time 3 years
Moorabbin No info Full time 12 months
Bulli Street No info Full time 12 months
Moorabbin No info Part time 3 years
Waverley No info Part time 3 years
Bulli Street No info Part time 3 years
Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of Vocational and Higher Education in Victoria. Holmesglen delivers over 600 courses to more than 50,000 students, with around 4,000 international student enrolments. Holmesglen courses include: Degree and Graduate Certificate courses; Apprenticeships and Pre-apprenticeships in Engineering, Hospitality, Horticulture, Furnishing and Building and Construction trades such as Bricklaying, Carpentry, Flooring, Glass and Glazing, Plastering and Plumbing and over 200 nationally accredited Certificates, Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, with many courses offering a flexible approach to study (part time, full time, weekend, evening and off campus options available) and a pathway to higher education streams and adult short courses, bridging and preparatory courses, English language programs, trade accreditation and testing, and corporate and industry programs. Holmesglen also offers online training in business and management in partnership with the Registered Training Organisation, Ducere. Courses are delivered online by Ducere but are accredited through Holmesglen.

Provider CRICOS: 00012G

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