International Course Info
This course delivers the basic foundations and content for students to develop the skills and knowledge used in the building and construction industry, specialising in brick and blocklaying techniques.
You will learn about brick/block types, brick/block accessories, glues, brick/block patterns and cement mortars.
You will also learn how to lay bricks and blocks using different bonds, including laying of brickwork/blockwork for domestic, commercial, industrial and public buildings, as well as how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns.
Sufficient evidence for the awarding of this qualification will require the student to undertake work placement outside of TAFE NSW.
Students are required to also complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (SAC 2006) before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry covers this requirement, and will be delivered on campus.
This course qualifies you to work in the bricklaying/blocklaying industry and satisfies the educational requirement of the Office of Fair Trading for the issue of a bricklaying/blocklaying trade contractor's licence.
For more information visit Fair Trading NSW website
Work Placement Requirements:
Students will be required to complete 400 hours of work placement during the course within the industry. Students will be required to complete a logbook for record of the work placement so they can practice their skills and embed the knowledge they have learned during the course.
It is recommended that students seek out industry related work to assist them to complete this work placement requirement to successful complete this course.
Subject area: Building and Construction
Certificate III Entry RequirementS19735
- Prerequisite:Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) 19734
- Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (ibT) 46 or TAFE NSW General English Program
- Ultimo College requires Academic IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL (iBT) 60 or TAFE NSW English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
- Nirimba College does not require completion of the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) 19734
|Granville||Total course fee: A$16,340||Enrol: Feb , Jul|
|Nirimba||Total course fee: A$16,340||Enrol: Feb , Jul|
COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS
To receive the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.
Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.CORE UNITS ADDITIONAL UNITS
This course qualifies you to work in the bricklaying/blocklaying industry and satisfies the educational requirement of the Office of Fair Trading for the issue of a bricklaying/blocklaying trade contractor's licence.For more information visit Fair Trading NSW website
Course fees and duration can vary based on the Institute you want to study at, the entry requirements for the course, and the year you will begin study.
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.
Bricklayer and Blocklayer
TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.