Your pathway to a trade licence could be quicker than you think!

Have you got all the skills, knowledge and experience of a Bricklayer?
Are you missing out on job opportunities because you are not qualified?

The Master Builders CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying RPL program can help you on your pathway to a Bricklaying licence. To find out about the trade licence process in NSW, please visit Fair Trading NSW.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the process by which you can achieve a nationally recognised qualification, without the need to attend classes. You are assessed by providing us with evidence of the knowledge, skills and experience you already have. Our industry expert assessors review your submission and provide feedback if we require more information or clarification.

With RPL you can complete the CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying within 6 months.

IT'S AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3

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PROGRAM FEES

Are you eligible for fee-free training?

The NSW Government and Master Builders are committed to supporting the economic recovery of NSW from the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Fees for this program are as follows:

NSW Government Smart and Skilled Subsidy Indicative Pricing

If you do not hold a previous qualification

from $1,440

If you do hold a previous qualification

from $1,720

Indicative Pricing without NSW Government Subsidy

Master Builders Member Rate

$2,200

Non-Member Rate

$2,400

Note: On enrolment, you will be invoiced for $1,500.00. This consists of a $1,000.00 non-refundable administration fee.

Student fees will increase if you are assessed as ‘not yet competent’ by Recognition of Prior Learning in any unit/s of competency and are required to undertake classroom or distance-based training and assessment. Fees may increase on a pro-rata basis per unit of competency to a maximum of $3,580. 

Price

$1,500.00 Members $1,500.00 Non Members

Location

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WHAT IS RPL?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the process by which you can achieve a nationally recognised qualification, without the need to attend classes. Simply follow our RPL kit and provide video and photographic evidence of the knowledge, skills and experience you have. Plus, our industry expert assessors come to your workplace to conduct the skills assessment, so there’s no time off-site.

HOW DOES THIS PROGRAM BENEFIT MY CAREER?

Expand your employment and business opportunities and be on the pathway to a bricklayer licence. The CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying RPL program is designed to enable Bricklayers to formally recognise their skills in Bricklaying work.

Before making any training decisions we recommend you find out everything you need to know about becoming a licenced Bricklayer from Fair Trading NSW.

Once the RPL program is successfully completed you will earn a nationally recognised qualification CPC33020 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying.

Career benefits:

  • Advance your employment opportunities and gain more work
  • Start your own Bricklaying business
  • Build your own clientele network
  • Be on the pathway to a Bricklaying licence
  • Pathway to become a builder

IS THIS TRAINING FOR ME?

To enrol in this course you must have the following entry requirements:                                                                                                          

  • Minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in bricklaying, within the last 10 years
  • Valid White Card (general construction induction card)
  • Currently working on-site in this field and access to tools of the trade
  • Provide details of 2 qualified/licensed referees within bricklaying to confirm your work history/experience who have worked with you for 12 months or more 
  • Answer at least 80% of the technical industry questions correctly during your application process
  • Apply for your USI prior to application

HOW LONG IS THIS PROGRAM?

This program must be completed within 6 months.

To achieve this, the knowledge based assessment is required to be completed and submitted within 2 months and all evidence is to be submitted within 5 months.

THE BUILDING LICENCE QUALIFICATION PROCESS

qual pathway

Our previously completed students who are on the pathway have success with licence applications by NSW Fair Trading. Before making any training decisions we recommend you find out everything you need to know about becoming a licenced builder from NSW Fair Trading.

WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE MASTER BUILDERS?

Take your place in one of Australia’s largest industries, study with the Master Builders. Backed by the original Building and Construction Association, why would you choose anyone else for your qualification pathway to a building licence? Within our building community, you will be supported by our industry expert educators and our customer service team throughout your learning journey.

WHAT WILL I BE ASSESSED ON?

Here is a list of the full units of competency in this course:

CODE 

UNITS OF COMPETENCY 

Participants must undertake the following mandatory core and elective units: 

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

CPCCBL3013

Construct masonry structural systems

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

 

Participants are also required to undertake the following eight (8) elective units: 

CPCCCM2009 

Carry out basic demolition

CPCCCO2013

Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCSF2004

Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCBL3001

Lay paving

CPCCBL3004

Construct masonry steps and stairs

CPCCBL3014

Install fire-rated masonry construction

CPCCBL3015

Construct decorative brickwork

CPCCBL3016

Construct battered masonry walls and piers

 

What types of evidence do I need to provide?

Examples of the types of evidence that you will need to gather will depend on the qualification you are completing, however, examples could include:

  • Video footage of your performing tasks on site
  • Time-lapse photos of you performing tasks on site
  • Certificates you have already gained 
  • Project management documentation

 

HOW MUCH WILL THE PROGRAM FEES COST ME?

Fees are invoiced under the following payment structure: 

Invoice Stage

Amount

Invoice Issued

Enrolment

Up to $1,500.00 (this includes a $1,000.00 non-refundable administration fee)

On enrolment

Commencement

Remaining value if applicable (not exceeding total course value)

4 weeks after enrolment

You will not be permitted to move from one assessment stage to the next until the accompanying fees are paid in full. All participant fees are GST exempt. 
Visit 
www.smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au to learn more about the Smart and Skilled program. 

According to the Standards for RTOs 2015, at no stage will Master Builders charge more than $1,500.00 in advance of services being provided.

SMART AND SKILLED

The Smart and Skilled program provides subsidies from the NSW Government to support your training. Master Builders has a contract with the NSW Government (Department of Education) to offer subsidised training and assessment programs under the government's Smart and Skilled program.
Eligibility and course availability criteria apply. To find out if you are eligible visit the Smart and Skilled NSW website. The Master Builders customer service team will also assist you with your enquiries.

SKILLING FOR RECOVERY

Are you eligible for fee-free training?

The NSW Government and Master Builders are committed to supporting the economic recovery of NSW from the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Under the Skilling for Recovery program, Training Services NSW is providing fee-free* training places with Master Builders if you meet ONE of the following criteria:

  • aged 16 to 24 years old OR
  • Unemployed OR
  • At risk of unemployment OR
  • Employed and don't hold a Certificate III or above qualification


Plus you must also meet all of the following Smart and Skilled criteria:

  • live or work in NSW
  • be an Australian Citizen, a permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen, or a humanitarian visa holder
  • have left school