Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying
Course Code: CPC33020 | CRICOS Code: 103838H


Building & ConStruction

Delivery Mode

Face to Face and Workshop practical training


94 Weeks

Course Description


This course provides a trade outcome in residential and commercial construction work. The core units cover the common skills of a bricklayer, block layer or paver who may have responsibility for undertaking heritage bricklaying, refractory bricklaying, bricklaying, block laying and paving work in residential, industrial, and commercial contexts, in both existing and new constructions.


Face to Face and Workshop practical training


Melbourne Campus
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Sydney Campus
Level 1, 54 Parramatta Road, Forest Lodge NSW 2037

Adelaide Campus
Level 3, 45 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Course Fee/Duration

Course Duration: 94 weeks
Course Fee: 

  • Tuition fee: $28500
  • Material fee: $2000
  • Enrolment fee: $250
  • Total fee: $30750

Note: Prices are subject to change at the discretion of SIGNET INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA

Intake Dates

January, April, July, October

January, April, July, October

Entry Requirements


18 years or older upon commencement of the course.

Required to have successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence for all indicators to enroll for this qualification.

Required to have successfully met one of the English requirements:

    – IELTS: 5.5 (no band below 5.0)

    – TOEFL iBT: 69-79 (no band below 14)

    – TOEFL Paper: 523 (with a min. TWE 3.5)

    – PTE Academic: Overall 46 (no band below 40)

Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and the internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Units Of Competency
UNIT OF COMPETENCY 28 units of competency are required for this qualification, including 20 Core Units and 8 Electives
Core Units – 20
CPCCBL2001 Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials
CPCCBL2002 Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment
CPCCBL3002 Carry out masonry veneer construction
CPCCBL3003 Carry out cavity brick construction
CPCCBL3005 Lay masonry walls and corners
CPCCBL3006 Lay multi-thickness walls and piers
CPCCBL3009 Install flashings and damp-proof course
CPCCBL3010 Construct masonry arches
CPCCBL3011 Construct curved walls
CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCBL3013 Construct masonry structural systems
Electives – 8
BSBESB407 Manage finances for new business ventures
CPCCBL3001 Lay paving
CPCCBL3015 Construct decorative brickwork
CPCSUS5001 Develop workplace polices and procedures for sustainability
CPCCBC4052 Lead and manage teams in the building and construction industry
CPCCCM2009 Carry out basic demolition
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials
Qualification Pathways


Successful completion of this course means you can progress in your career by enrolling in:

  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Diploma of Building and Construction
Career Pathways

Employment opportunities resulting from the completion of this course may include the following job roles:

  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer
  • Paver

* Completion of a Signet qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome