VU22019 - Apply brick veneer construction techniques

Unit code: VU22019 | Study level: TAFE


This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply brick veneer construction techniques to basic brickwork construction.  This unit supports pre-apprentices who under close supervision and guidance, develop a defined and limited range of skills and knowledge in preparing them for entering the working environment within the bricklaying industry. They use little judgement and follow instructions specified by the supervisor. On entering the industry, it is intended that further training will be required for this specific skill to ensure trade level standard.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • reading skills to interpret documentation, drawings, specifications and instructions;
  • writing skills to complete basic documentation;
  • oral communication skills;
  • numeracy skills;
  • teamwork skills to ensure a safe working environment;
  • planning and organising skills;
  • self-management skills, and;
  • technology skills to safety use and maintain tools and equipment.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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