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Bricklaying/Blocklaying - Certificate III (CPC30111-01V03)
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Career area: Building Construction 
Study area: Building 
National code: CPC30111  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Part Time Evening  2 Years 24-Jul-2018  Tue, Wed 
Features: Apprenticeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: This qualification provides a trade outcome in bricklaying and blocklaying.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

However, before enrolling in this course you must successfully complete the WHS Induction Training (White Card) which will allow you entry into a construction worksite. 
Career opportunities: Bricklayer, blocklayer 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong
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Offering name: Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying 
Offering code: 18WLG-026 
Attendance mode: Part Time Evening 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 2 Years
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings Time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm Location: Wollongong Campus Block J Ground Floor Workshop 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 24 July 2018 
Times: 5:00pm to 9:00pm
About: This offering if for non-Apprentice bricklayers. This group mainly consists of labourers that would like to complete the trade course or those wanting to pursue a career change. 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, arches and columns.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 504 hours. This includes approximately 344 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This course is for students working in the Building Industry and wanting to become Bricklayers/Blocklayers. Attendance is Tuesday and Wednesday evenings for 2 years. All bricklaying/blocklaying units need to be completed in this time. Resources required: You will require acess to a computor or tablet for your Theory component.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling

Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,990
Second qualification $3,580
NSW Apprenticeship $2,000
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $14,550
Fee explanatory text: Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may decrease from the maximum shown. Payment by instalment may also be available.
Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
The fee displayed for this qualification is the standard first qualification or traineeship fee (where applicable) for training subsidised by the NSW Government.
Comments: This self paced course commences on Tuesday the 24th July 2018.

Attendance: Tuesday and Wednesday nights 5:00pm to 9:00pm.
Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong, Foleys Lane, North Wollongong 2500. Block J, Bricklaying Workshop.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123