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Certificate III in Carpentry

Course Code: CPC30220 

Certificate III in Carpentry - CPC30220

Course Description

This is a trade qualification for carpenters in residential and commercial workplaces. It includes setting out, manufacturing, constructing, assembling, installing and repairing products made using timber and non-timber materials.

Occupational titles may include:

Carpenter – Commercial
Carpenter – Formwork
Carpenter – Residential
State and territory jurisdictions may have different licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

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Course Duration/Fee

Duration: 104 weeks
Fee: $22,500
Material fee: $3000
Enrollment: $500

Entry Requirements

Must be 18 years of age or older at the time of course commencement.
Some prospective students may be asked to undertake an LLN assessment or enrolment interview prior to acceptance.
Must have completed Australian Year 11 or equivalent level of schooling or a Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution
Must demonstrate English level of IELTS 5.5 with no band less that 5.0 or equivalent, such as:
IBT 46
PTE Academic 42
CAE 162
OET B
Duolingo 90
General English Upper Intermediate
MOI Certificate
Certificate III or higher qualification with an Australian institution
Must have the ability to carry out workshop training involving physical activity, including lifting.
Prior to commencement of practical components of the course, the student must complete the general induction training program (white card).

Career Pathway

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:

  • Carpenter – Commercial
  • Carpenter – Formwork
  • Carpenter – Residential

Units of Competency

CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations
CPCCCM2002A Carry out the excavation
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems
CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames
CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads
CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves
CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs
CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors
CPCCCA3012A Frame and fit wet area fixtures
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