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Melbourne Polytechnic Heidelberg

Certificate III in Bricklaying Blocklaying

Cement your career in the building and construction industry with a Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying. This course is ideal if you love working outdoors, have good hand-eye coordination and the ability to work neatly and accurately.

A hands-on course to lay the foundation for your career

The Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying is a practical course providing you with the training to ensure that you’ll be an asset to any employer. You will gain essential skills and knowledge in:

  • levelling,
  • laying bricks and blocks,
  • general demolition,
  • veneer construction,
  • structural masonry,
  • arch design and construction,
  • fireplace construction.

Apprentices will be signed to a negotiated training plan within four weeks of Delta being received, and training will start within the following eight weeks.

Industry connections and resources

At Melbourne Polytechnic, you will have the opportunity to work on full-sized projects at our Heidelberg campus, which features one of Victoria’s most technologically advanced building and construction facilities. All of our bricklaying teaching staff are industry-qualified and experienced practitioners and you will receive in-depth training, using our self-paced learning resources.

Employment outcomes

Completion of this course will enable you to find employment as a bricklayer or blocklayer on a range of building sites, domestic and commercial as a qualified tradesperson.

Work placement

Apprentices are employed by a bricklayer, which means you will are required to be training on-site with your employer, as per your contract, when not at Melbourne Polytechnic. Non-apprentices are encouraged to seek work placement when they are not at Melbourne Polytechnic.


Assessment is delivered throughout the course using a combination of theory and practical-based tasks.

Porduct SKU : 6440747

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First Instalment AUD4,250.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)

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First Instalment AUD4,250.00
Total duration 12 MONTH(S)
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Total number of students: 2190

Number of students - College: 5 - 25

Melbourne Polytechnic boasts some of the best training facilities in Australia. Many are designed to simulate real workplaces and provide services direct to the public or industry, from all of our campuses and training centres in Melbourne.

Formerly known as Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) we have a proud history that spans over 100 years delivering professional education programs in Melbourne, making us one of the most experienced providers of vocationally-oriented education courses in Australia. 

In 2014, we changed our name to Melbourne Polytechnic to encompass our two strengths in the educational sector:

  • providing higher education and vocational education, and
  • training to industry-focused students and professionals in Australia and from around the world.


  • Our international students come from over 70 different countries and study across six campuses and almost eighty courses.
  • We offer practical industry relevant training designed in consultation with leading practitioners.
  • We have outstanding student support, with free academic, financial, career and personal counselling, and free airport pick up.
  • Our onsite facilities offer leading edge technology and real life working conditions, like restaurants, salons and recording studios.
  • Every one of our qualifications is accredited nationally and recognised internationally.
  • We are goverment funded and owned.
  • Winner of the Australian Governments Premiers Award for Excellence in International Education (in 2014, runner up in 2015).
  • We employ motivated, passionate teachers who have extensive experience in their field and links to industry.
  • To study in Melbourne, the worlds most liveable city.


  • Locksmithing Training Centre
  • Mechanical Trade Fitting and Machining Workshop
  • Technical Education Centre
  • Library
  • Free Student Parking
  • Cafeteria
  • Free wifi

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Melbourne, Cnr Waterdale Rd & Bell St
Heidelberg VIC 3081

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