TIV offers the opportunity to students and their employers to be their Bricklaying/Blocklaying trade school.
We offer flexible training and support, allowing an apprentice to work, earn and learn at their place of employment.
Apprentices will attend TIV’s trade school for two consecutive days each month for 10 months of each year. This will be conducted by our great trainers who have a wealth of knowledge and a high degree of industry experience. They will also support your ‘on the job’ training progress throughout the Apprenticeship by having regular contacts with you and your employer.
All of our trainers keep up to date by being engaged within the industry. So they know how things work in the real world.
What you’ll learn
Increase your job opportunities in the Building and Construction Industry with skills and knowledge in the following areas:
Applying relevant OHS policies and procedures
Using bricklaying tools and equipment
Handling and preparing bricklaying materials
Basic levelling techniques
Carrying out masonry veneer construction
Carrying out cavity brick construction
Laying multi-thickness walls and piers
Constructing masonry arches and curved walls
Electronic copies of various building codes and standards, manuals, learner guides, plans and specifications
Typically the Bricklaying/Blocklaying Apprenticeship will be conducted over 3 years, however the duration may be reduced if the Apprentice can demonstrate competency within a shorter time frame.
Constant enrolments throughout the year. Please contact us for more information.
Typical Course Fee
This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible individuals. Call us today to discuss your eligibility.
|CORE UNITS||UNIT TITLE|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the General Construction Industry|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM2006B||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCCM2008B||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
|CPCCCM2009A||Carry out basic demolition|
|CPCCCA3002A||Carry out setting out|
|CPCCBL2001A||Handle and prepare bricklaying and blocklaying materials|
|CPCCBL2002A||Use bricklaying and blocklaying tools and equipment|
|CPCCBL3002A||Carry out masonry veneer construction|
|CPCCBL3003A||Carry out cavity brick construction|
|CPCCBL3004A||Construct masonry steps and stairs|
|CPCCBL3005A||Lay masonry walls and corners|
|CPCCBL3006A||Lay multi-thickness walls and piers|
|CPCCBL3009A||Install flashings and damp proof course|
|CPCCBL3010A||Construct masonry arches|
|CPCCBL3011A||Construct curved walls|
|CPCCBL3014A||Install fire-rated masonry construction|
|CPCCBL3007A||Install glass block work|
|CPCCCO2013A||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCSF2004A||Place and fix reinforcement materials|
|CPCCCA2003A||Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
- You are sixteen (16) years and older
- Can read, write and speak English competently
- Have an employer
“The course has been great – really beneficial. Everyone at TIV has been really helpful and super professional.”
Completed CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry and CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Frequently Asked Questions
Australian apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age. There is no requirement to hold a secondary school certificate or other qualification. You can undertake an Australian apprenticeship if you’re a school level entrant, are re-entering the workforce or are an adult worker.
Yes, on completion you will be issued with the Nationally Recognised qualification:
- Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying
By finding prospective employers on Apprenticeship job boards, and on websites such as Seek or Indeed.
As an apprentice connected with TIV, you’ll be required to attend training once a month on 2 consecutive days for 10 months of each year.
The duration of an apprenticeship is up to four years. Progress can depend on the rate at which you can demonstrate competence to the satisfaction of your employer and your trainer.
Supervised training is commonly referred to as off-the-job training delivered by your training organisation. Under the requirements of the training contract, all employers must release their apprentice or trainee from work and pay the appropriate wage to attend any off-the-job training (including assessment) as provided for in the training plan.
As an apprentice you can earn money while you study, gain hands-on experience and get a nationally recognised qualification.