Certificate III in Bricklaying/ Blocklaying CPC33020

This qualification is offered to students who have secured an apprenticeship through a contract of training with an employer. Fees for apprentices are partly funded by support through WorkReady by the South Australian Government, and the Construction Training Industry Boards tuition support scheme. 

Bricklayers lay bricks, pre-cut stone, concrete blocks and other types of building blocks in mortar to construct and repair walls, foundations, partitions, arches and other structures. This is the entry point for Apprentice Bricklayers and provides people with a range of core and underpinning skills and knowledge relevant to work in this field.

The following training plan is a sample only. To view the full training package that details all units of competence please refer to the General Construction Training Package (CPC08) qualifications and general structuring rules. Please download a copy of the Cert III Bricklaying Training Plan

Qualification Code: CPC33020



Unit Code Unit Title Hours
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 20
CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out 24
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry 20
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work 20
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication 20
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations 20
CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications 36
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures 8
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding 40
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights 8
CPCCBL2001 Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials 16
CPCCBL2002 Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment 30
CPCCBL3002 Carry out masonry veneer construction 60
CPCCBL3003 Carry out cavity brick construction 60
CPCCBL3005 Lay masonry walls and corners 76
CPCCBL3006 Lay multi-thickness walls and piers 60
CPCCBL3009 Install flashings and damp proof course 8
CPCCBL3010 Construct masonry arches 100
CPCCBL3011 Construct curved wall 32
CPCCBL3013 Construct masonry structural systems 40


Unit Code Unit Title Hours
CPCCCM2009 Carry out basic demolition 32
CPCCBL3004 Construct masonry steps and stairs 32
CPCCBL3012 Construct fireplaces and chimneys 48
CPCCBL3014 Install fire-rated masonry construction 32
CPCCBL3015 Construct decorative brickwork 70
CPCCBL3016 Construct battered masonry walls and piers 32
CPCCCM2005 Use construction tools and equipment 96
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms 20

Total qualification: 1060 hours

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