Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying


Become Certified and Nationally Accredited

This qualification reflects the trade qualified role of a bricklayer, blocklayer or paver who may have responsibility for undertaking heritage bricklaying, refractory bricklaying, bricklaying, blocklaying and paving work in residential, industrial, and commercial contexts, in both existing and new constructions.

Jobs will include:

  • Bricklayer
  • Blocklayer
  • Paver

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

Packaging Rules – 28  Units consisting of 20 Core and 8 Electives 

Core Units – All Core units must be completed and cannot be changed.

  • Handle and prepare bricklaying and block laying materials.
  • Use bricklaying and block laying tools and equipment.
  • Carry out masonry veneer construction.
  • Carry out cavity brick construction
  • Lay masonry walls and corners
  • Lay multi-thickness walls and piers
  • Install flashings and damp-proof course.
  • Construct masonry arches
  • Construct curved walls.
  • Construct masonry structural systems
  • Carry out setting out.
  • Apply basic levelling procedures.
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • Work safely at heights.
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry.
  • Plan and organise work.
  • Conduct workplace communication.
  • Carry out measurements and calculations.
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry.

Elective Units on offer (any 8 from below)

Group A – Traditional and heritage bricklaying

  • Construct masonry steps and stairs
  • Construct battered masonry walls and piers.
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms.

Group B – Refractory Bricklaying

  • Carry out basic demolition.
  • Construct masonry steps and stairs
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms.

Group C – Paving

  • Carry out concreting to simple forms

General Electives

  • Lay paving
  • Construct masonry steps and stairs
  • Install glass blockwork.
  • Construct battered masonry walls and piers.
  • Carry out basic demolition.
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms.

How Can I Study 

  • Theory  – either at your workplace or via teams
  • Parctical – at your workplace


  • Full Course Fee – $9995.00
  • RPL & Gap train Fee –   $4495.00
  • Per unit – $395
  • For 3 units – $1065

Payment and Wage Subsidy Options may be available for this

Contact Torque Skills Group to find out more.

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    Variation Title Price Quantity
    Full Course Fee $ 9995.00
    RPL & Gap train Fee $ 4495.00
    Per unit $ 395
    For 3 units $ 1065

    Additional information


    Full Course Fee, RPL & Gap train Fee, Per unit, For 3 units


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