Domain - Brick and Block Laying

Domain - Brick and Block Laying

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Level 1

Demonstrate knowledge of masonry materials
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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24153 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of masonry materials.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Level 2

Build a straight natural stone wall with a return corner
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

12888 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area; mix mortar; lay stone to wall; and complete project.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Lay bricks on edge
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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12890 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area for laying bricks on edge; lay bricks on edge; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Mix masonry mortars
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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21796 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: mix masonry mortars; demonstrate knowledge of cement materials used in the manufacture of mortar; demonstrate knowledge of aggregates and water used in the manufacture of mortar; demonstrate knowledge of admixtures and pigments in mortar; and demonstrate knowledge of mix composition and production.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Demonstrate knowledge of environmental requirements for the masonry industry
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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24154 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of environmental requirements for the masonry industry.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand Standards that apply to the masonry industry
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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24157 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand Standards that apply to the masonry industry.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a straight brick wall with a return corner
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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6079 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up bricklaying work area; lay bricks to straight wall; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a straight block wall with a return corner

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6088 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up block laying work area; lay blocks to form a straight wall with a return corner; and complete work operations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Level 3

Lay brick sills
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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12889 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area for brick sills; lay brick sills; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Lay soldier courses
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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12891 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area for laying soldier courses; lay soldier courses; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a straight brick wall with a squint corner
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12892 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area for brickwork; mix mortar; build a straight brick wall with a squint corner; and complete project.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build decorative brick bonded panel with return
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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12893 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area for bonded panel; lay decorative panels with return; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Lay clay or concrete brick, clay or concrete paving units and natural stone
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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12895 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: lay clay or concrete bricks, paving units, and natural stone as a rigid surface; lay clay or concrete bricks, paving units, and natural stone as a flexible surface; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Construct a masonry cavity veneer wall with lintel
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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21797 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up bricklaying work area; lay masonry material as a cavity veneer with lintel; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Mitre masonry corners
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24155 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up masonry work area; mitre corners; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Mitre masonry sills
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24156 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up masonry work area; mitre sills; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Demonstrate knowledge of two storey veneer construction
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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24158 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: lintels; shelf-angles; slip joints; and a two storey veneer construction system.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Demonstrate knowledge of masonry work practices
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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24159 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of masonry work processes, and material and work flow requirements.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Construct single centred brick arches
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6082 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area; build a single centred arch; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a brick chimney
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6084 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area; build a brick chimney with, and without a liner; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Install a pre-cast fire surround
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6086 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area; install a pre-cast fire surround; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Erect a pre-cast chimney
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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6087 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area; erect a pre-cast chimney; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a block chimney
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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6091 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area; build a reinforced block chimney with, and without a liner; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Level 4

Build convex and concave curves on brick walls
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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12894 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up work area for curved brick walls; lay convex and concave curves on brick walls; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a block wall and lintel with reinforcing steel
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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21798 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up blocklaying work area; lay a block wall using reinforcing steel that incorporates a column; construct a lintel; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Demonstrate knowledge of the transitioning of alternative claddings and features with brick and block laying work

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31329 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the transitioning of alternative claddings and features with brick and block laying work to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Set out and lay structural block masonry

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31330 Unit Standard 45 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to set out and lay structural block masonry to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Set out and lay brick features

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31331 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to set out and lay brick features to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Demonstrate knowledge of licensing requirements, and undertake brick and block laying to meet consent compliance

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31332 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of licensing requirements, and undertake brick and block laying to meet consent compliance to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Demonstrate knowledge of materials, and store and protect materials used for brick and block work

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31333 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of materials, and store and protect materials used for brick and block work to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Mix mortars for brick and block laying

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31334 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to mix mortars for brick and block laying to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Prepare for brick and blocklaying
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 33072 and unit standard 33073.

31335 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard aligns with the New Zealand Certificate in Trowel Trades - Specifications, developed on behalf of the trowel trades to specify the skills and knowledge required to achieve the New Zealand Certificate in Trowel Trades (Level 4) with strands in Brick and Block Laying, Floor and Wall Tiling, Proprietary Plaster Cladding Systems, Ferro-cement Tank Manufacture, Refractory Installation, and Solid Plastering (with optional strands in Fixing Cavities and Substrates, and Decorative Mouldings) [Ref: 3137]. This unit standard is intended for those working in the brick and blocklaying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for brick and blocklaying to the level required of a commercially competent brick and blocklaying trade professional.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Set out and lay brick veneer walls

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31336 Unit Standard 45 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to set out and lay brick veneer walls to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Prepare for laying brick veneers

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 33073 replaced unit standard 31335.

33072 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standards are able to prepare for laying brick veneers to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Prepare for laying structural block masonry

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 33072 replaced unit standard 31335.

33073 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the brick and block laying industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for laying structural block masonry to the level required of a commercially competent brick and block laying trade professional.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 48 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a curved brick wall
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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6080 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up bricklaying work area; lay bricks to curved wall; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a structural brick wall
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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6081 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up bricklaying work area; lay bricks to structural wall; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Construct multi-centred and gauged brick arches
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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6083 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up bricklaying work area; build multi-centred and gauged brick arches; complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a fire back
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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6085 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up bricklaying work area; build a fire back; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Build a curved block wall
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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6089 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up blocklaying work area; lay blocks to curved wall; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Fill masonry using grout
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2024.

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6090 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set up bricklaying work area; place grout in cavities with solid or intermittent fill; and complete work operations.

Standard-setting body:

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga WBL Ltd. T/A BCITO

Data as at 30 November 2022