Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Western Sydney 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
Nirimba No info No Full time
Nirimba No info No Part time
Western Sydney Institute is one of the largest Institutes of TAFE NSW. It provides job training to more than 90,000 students in around 1000 vocational areas. Western Sydney Institute has campuses in ten locations in western Sydney, and a facility for distance education located in Strathfield in Sydney's inner west.

The Institute has entry level courses for people looking to start their education, Certificate to Advanced Diploma level courses for people looking for career-related skills, and short courses for people looking to advance their careers. Additionally, it has credit transfer arrangements with universities for people looking to go on to or return from university.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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