The purpose of this module is to provide the participant with the skills and knowledge to
apply brick veneer construction processes.

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 the appropriate materials, tools and equipment for brick veneer construction. - Set out and lay veneer brickwork with one internal and one external corner and one opening containing a window or door with flashing over the opening. This brick veneer structure is to be a minimum of 6 metres in total length and a minimum of 1.7 metres high, and include a brick sill that is a minimum of 600 mm wide. A control joint is to be included in this brick veneer structure. - Set out and construct base brickwork with bearer piers of a minimum height of six courses, incorporating vents, control joints and sub-floor access. Specific unit assessments are located in the learning and assessment plans within the School.

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