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, this Apprenticeship will take three years to completion; less if you show you are acquiring all the necessary skills and knowledge in a shorter time frame.
The majority of your training will occur in the workplace, overseen by your employer and assessed by TIV’s qualified Assessors. In addition, you will also attend TIV’s Trade School two days per month over ten months of the year to ensure you have a well-rounded experience of bricklaying, particularly in providing opportunities to practice skills that may not be available in your workplace.
Constant enrolments throughout the year. Please contact us for more information.
Typical Course Fee
Don’t let financial hurdles get in your way of study. TIV has flexible payment plans available to help you get the education you want.
Please refer to the individual course page for a clear breakdown of fees, or see our Schedule of Fees here.
The student fees are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and amenity fees
|New Unit Code||New Unit Name|
|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|
|CPCCBL3004||Construct masonry steps and stairs|
|CPCCBL3007||Install glass blockwork|
|CPCCBL3014||Install fire-rated masonry construction|
|CPCCCM2007||Use explosive power tools|
|CPCCCM2009||Carry out basic demolition|
|CPCCCO2013||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCSF2004||Place and fix reinforcement materials|
- You are sixteen years and older
- Can read, write and speak English competently
- You are employed and are eligible for an apprenticeship
“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:
- (CPC33020) 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.
As an apprentice you can earn money while you study, gain hands-on experience and get a nationally recognised qualification.
Government funding is available for eligible applicants. Please discuss eligibility with a TIV representative.