Why choose this course?
Build your bricklaying/blocklaying career by completing this hands on qualification. Gain the skills and knowledge to use tools and equipment to lay bricks for domestic, commercial and public building projects. This course covers techniques such as basic levelling procedures, basic demolition, measurements and calculations, erecting and dismantling restricted scaffolding and setting out a project. You will also learn how to create arches and columns, build feature and curved walls and construct steps and ornamental panels. You will also develop the knowledge to interpret plans and an understanding of occupational health and safety requirements for the construction industry.
This course is ideal if you love working outdoors, have good hand-eye coordination and the ability to complete work to a high standard.
- Bricklayer & Blocklayer
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10.
Please refer to the Non-Tuition Fees section of your Letter of Offer for any additional requirements where a cost may be incurred.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
View our TAFE application process for detailed advice
Cutoff dates to apply for TAFE Semester 2, 2023:
- Students not in Australia: applications close Friday 19 May 2023.
- Students already in Australia: applications will be assessed depending on availability.
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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.