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 CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying on-site 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 come to your workplace to conduct the skills assessment.

With On-site RPL you can complete the CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying in as little as 3 months.

 

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COURSE 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. For more information please scroll down to SKILLING FOR RECOVERY.

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 $1,730

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.

For more information on fees and payments please scroll down to HOW MUCH WILL THE COURSE FEES COST ME?

 

Price

$1,500.00 Members $1,500.00 Non Members

Location

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WHAT IS ON-SITE 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 On-Site 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 COURSE BENEFIT MY CAREER?

Expand your employment and business opportunities and be on the pathway to a carpentry licence. The CPC30111 Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying on-site 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 on-site RPL program is successfully completed you will earn a nationally recognised qualification CPC30111 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

HOW LONG IS THIS COURSE?

This program is designed to be completed within 3 months. 

The dedicated Master Builders customer service team will assist you throughout the process to help keep you on track. Feel supported with communications and email notifications from our staff, as well as constructive feedback from your assessor. If you have any questions feel free to ask us.

THE BUILDING LICENCE QUALIFICATION PROCESS

Qualification requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Master Builders host Building Licence information sessions to provide more details. Please ask us for when the next session is scheduled.

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 brief overview of the subjects you will be assessed on:

  • Organise the worksite with plans, calculations and specifications
  • Apply OHS procedures
  • Handle and use bricklaying and blocklaying materials, tools, and equipment
  • Construct and lay masonry processes                                                                                
  • Carry out general demolition 
  • Knowledge testing                                                                                                  
  • Preparation of your portfolio of evidence

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

    CODE

    UNITS OF COMPETENCY

    CORE/ELECTIVE

    CPCCBL2001A

    Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials

    Core

    CPCCBL2002A

    Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment

    Core

    CPCCBL3002A

    Carry out masonry veneer construction

    Core

    CPCCBL3003A

    Carry out cavity brick construction

    Core

    CPCCBL3004A

    Construct masonry steps and stairs

    Core

    CPCCBL3006A

    Lay multi-thickness walls and piers

    Core

    CPCCBL3005A

    Lay masonry walls and corners

    Core

    CPCCBL3009A

    Install flashings and damp proof course

    Core

    CPCCBL3010A

    Construct masonry arches

    Core

    CPCCBL3011A

    Construct curved walls

    Core

    CPCCBL3013A

    Construct masonry structural systems

    Core

    CPCCBL3014A

    Install fire-rated masonry construction

    Core

    CPCCCA3002A

    Carry out setting out

    Core

    CPCCCM1012A

    Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

    Core

    CPCCCM1013A

    Plan and organise work

    Core

    CPCCCM1014A

    Conduct workplace communication

    Core

    CPCCCM1015A

    Carry out measurements and calculations

    Core

    CPCCCM2001A

    Read and interpret plans and specifications

    Core

    CPCCCM2006B

    Apply basic levelling procedures

    Core

    CPCCCM2008B

    Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

    Core

    CPCCCM2009A

    Carry out basic demolition

    Core

    CPCCCM2010B

    Work safely at heights

    Core

    CPCCCO2013A

    Carry out concreting to simple forms

    Core

    CPCCOHS2001A

    Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

    Core

    CPCCSF2004A

    Place and fix reinforcement materials

    Core

    CPCCBL3001A

    Lay paving

    Elective

    CPCCBL3015A

    Construct decorative brickwork

    Elective

    CPCCBL3016A

    Construct battered masonry walls and piers

    Elective

    CPCCBL3018A

    Install aerated autoclaved concrete products

    Elective

    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 COURSE FEES COST ME?

    This course may be subsidised by the NSW Government Smart and Skilled initiative. If you are eligible for the government subsidy, your student fee will be determined by the NSW Government.

    Smart and Skilled prices are subject to funding availability. A quote of applicable fees and funding will be provided prior to enrolment.

    A general guide to fees for this qualification pathway is 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 $1,730

    Indicative Pricing without NSW Government Subsidy

    Master Builders Member Rate

    $2,200

    Non-Member Rate

    $2,400

    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 $3,850.

    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 in this course if you meet one of the following categories:

    • Aged 17 to 24 years old
    • At risk of Unemployment
    • Unemployed

    Smart and Skilled eligibility and course availability criteria apply. To find out if you are eligible visit the Skilling for Recovery website. The team at Master Builders can assist you with your enquiries.