Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Riverina Institute, TAFE NSW

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.

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.

Structure:

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:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Related Careers:

Bricklayer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Albury No info No Full time
Riverina Institute provides quality vocational training and services to the communities and industrial enterprises of the Riverina region.

Their unique campus-based organisation ensures that they respond directly to the needs of local communities, which range from the inland cities of Wagga Wagga and Albury to isolated western townships. The Institute works with local councils, Aboriginal groups, government agencies and community organisations.

Quality Outreach programs provide services to isolated communities, give Aboriginal youth the skills and confidence to succeed in tertiary education, and support entrepreneurial community projects. Increasing use of online technology, work-based learning and enterprise-specific training packages ensure the flexibility and effectiveness of programs.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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