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Course Details - CPC30111 Certificate III in Brick & Blocklaying (Salisbury High School)

NASSSA TitleCertificate III in Brick & Blocklaying D2C+
QualificationCPC30111 Certificate III in Brick & Blocklaying
Qualification NotesWorking towards completion. The full Certificate III in Bricklaying is only able to be completed under and apprenticeship contract.
RTOFlexible Construction Training & Assessment (National Code 40057)
Host OrganisationSalisbury High School
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionThe emphasis is placed on practical activities to develop the bricklaying skills of the students. The training starts with structured theory lessons, followed by hands-on skills activities and the completion of assignments at the end of each module of work. Students will use and experience a variety of common bricklaying tools, plant and equipment. Throughout the year, they will complete a number of practical projects including the building of brick walls, laying of pavers, working safely at heights, scaffolding and the use of explosive power tools. Students will find out about the long history of the craft and how demand for brick structures remains strong in South Australia.
PathwaysStudents may be able to gain apprenticeships in bricklaying, stonemasonry, solid plastering or tiling. Students could also work as skilled labourers, or go on to further study in the building and construction industry via the Certificate IV in Building and Construction.
Entry RequirementsStudents must have previously completed Certificate I or Certificate II in Construction.
Other RequirementsStudents are required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including steel cap shoes or boots.
Delivery Location(s)Salisbury High School, 14 Farley Grove, Salisbury North, SA, 5108
Trade Training Centre
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Salisbury High School on Thursdays from 08:30 until 15:15.
Commencement date 04/02/21.
Orientation session on Thursday February 6th is COMPULSORY and counts as one of the 35 sessions.
Work Placement15 days
Work placement is an opportunity for students to find out what working on a live building site is like, and to get first-hand knowledge of the industry. Work experience helps students make informed decisions about apprenticeships and other possible career paths. Doorways 2 Construction programmes require students to undertake work experience in the building and construction industry.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 40 SACE credits
282 Nominal Hours.
Units Of Competency
CoreCPCCCM2010Work safely at heights8 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2008AErect and dismantle restricted height scaffold40 nominal hours
 CPCCBL2001AHandle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials16 nominal hours
 CPCCBL2002AUse bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment30 nominal hours
 CPCCBL3001ALay paving24 nominal hours
 CPCCBL3005ALay masonry walls and corners76 nominal hours
 CPCCBL3011AConstruct curved walls32 nominal hours
 CPCCCBL3013AConstruct masonry structural systems40 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2007BUse explosive power tools16 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
The training package is currently being reviewed and may change sometime in 2021. There will be a teach out period of a minimum of 12 months for changes to be made.
Training Cost$2,000.00 including GST
$2000 Approx (Incl GST) If student is eligible for CITB D2C+ subsidy. Cost of $2000 is based on expected funding & support from Department for Education & the CITB. If negotiations fail the cost will increase very considerably and this is out of the control of SHS. Students are eligible for D2C+ funding of they have completed a Certificate I in Construction (D2C) or Certificate II in Construction qualification, and completed the required 10 days of Structured Workplace Learning (SWL).
Other Costs$100.00 including GST
PPE including safety boots approx. $50 - $100

Students will be required to provide their own steel capped boots & wear these in the workshop and at any work placement.
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $50.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $250.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   15
Selection ProcessInterview conducted by Trainer or VET Coordinator.
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation occurs during the first training session.
Public TransportShort walk from Salisbury Interchange.
Contact PersonMr Adrian Mann, Phone 8182 0200, Mobile 0450 262 630, Email
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