TAFE Queensland

CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

TAFE Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095186K

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational


Progress your bricklaying/blocklaying career by completing this hands-on qualification with TAFE Queensland. Become a qualified tradesperson in bricklaying or blocklaying.

As the construction industry becomes more specialised, shortages of bricklayers/blocklayers are emerging. Workers in this area are likely to be in demand with up to 25,000 job openings expected in the next five years.

In this course you will apply the skills you have learned at work and continue to develop your ability to work with building materials to build veneer or full brick constructions. You will work with clay, concrete, masonry and other building materials to create walls, partitions, arches, steps, stairs and other brick or block constructions. You'll learn how to build curved structures and create ornamental brickwork.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work in building trades as a qualified bricklayer or blocklayer.

Unit Introduction

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units. You will also be required to undertake 240 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting.


CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Job Prospects

Bricklayer and Blocklayer

University Pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities. That means cutting down the amount of time you need to complete your degree, or even enrolling straight into the second year of your university course.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 11,400 Per Year Read more22,800 for the entire course
Start date: 13 July 2020
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time

Ashmore Campus

Corner Heeb Street and Benowa Road
Gold Coast Queensland 4214

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.

Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other; TOEFL: PBT score of 506; iBT score of 46 with 4 in Reading /Learning and 14 in writing /speaking; PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) overall score of 42 with Reading /Learning /writing /speaking score of 42; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score of 162.


TAFE Queensland
South Bank Campus
66 Ernest Street Brisbane Queensland 4101