The purpose of this module is to provide the participant with the skills and knowledge to
select, use and maintain hand tools and equipment in the bricklaying industry.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


CPCCOHS1001A - Work safely in the construction industry


- Comply with OHS legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice applicable to workplace operations. - Comply with workplace/organisational policies and procedures. - Communicate and work safely and effectively with others. - Select and use appropriate hand tools and equipment. - Mark and cut three bricks using a bolster and hammer to specific requirements. - Use a minimum of six bricklaying hand tools from the range statement to lay brickwork between profiles to a line and gauge to a minimum of eight courses high and eight bricks long. - Select and use PPE appropriately when using bricklaying hand tools. Specific unit assessments are located in the learning and assessment plans within the School.

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