CPC30220 CERTIFICATE III IN CARPENTRY
Total duration: 104 weeks
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
Delivering unit of competency:
This qualification has 34 units of competency, comprising of 27 core & 7 elective units.
|Use carpentry tools and equipment
|Handle carpentry materials
|Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
|Carry out setting out
|Install flooring systems
|Construct and erect wall frames
|Construct ceiling frames
|Erect roof trusses
|Construct pitched roofs
|Install windows and doors
|Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
|Install exterior cladding
|Install lining, panelling and moulding
|Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
|Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
|Apply basic levelling procedures
|Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
|Work safely at heights
|Carry out concreting to simple forms
|Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
|Conduct workplace communication
|Carry out measurements and calculations
|Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
|Carry out levelling operations
|Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
|Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
|Install curtain walling
|Manufacture components for doors, windows and frames
|Construct and install bulkheads
|Construct advanced roofs
|Calculate costs of construction work
|Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
Participants will also be eligible to seek employment working in a small, medium or large enterprise, in building and construction industry, in both the public and private sector. Graduates should expect to enter the industry in positions such as
- Carpenter and joiner.*
* Licensing requirements may apply
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
Students will be provided with necessary advice & guidelines on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the course. After achieving the CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry learners will have the options to continue their education into a range of qualifications in the building and construction industry.
Course Delivery & Assessment Methods
- Delivery and assessment strategies are selected to reﬂect the nature of the elements and performance criteria of the competency together with the needs and learning style of the participants. Delivery and assessment method includes a blended learning practice including learning management system (Moodle) and in simulated building worksites.
- Assessment methodology may include but is not limited to: observation, project/ report, case study, role play, exercises, activities; and written/oral tasks including multiple choice, questions and answer, essays, true/false and presentations.
- Students must be over 18 years of age,
- Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12
- Students must have either an IELTS score of 5.5 total or above with no band lower than 5.0 or
- Paper based (PBT) TOEFL score of 550 or above or
- Internet based (iBT) TOEFL score of 78 or above and must provide documentation to that effect.
- Mature age students will also be considered without the minimum education requirements but with relevant work experience within chosen area of study and a demonstrated capacity to meet course requirements.
- Entry requirements will be checked at enrolment in line with the RTO’s Student entry requirements, selection, enrolment and orientation policy.
Credit Transfer & Recognition of Prior Learning
Have you worked or studied in this ﬁeld before? RPL allows you the opportunity to be recognised for skills, experience and study that you may have already attained. To gain RPL you will need to contact the college for our RPL kit, which will guide you through the process of presenting your
|Session # 1 (Weekdays)
|Monday, Tuesday: 8 am – 4 pm
|Session # 2 (Weekend)
|Thursday, Friday: 4 pm – 10:30pm
Saturday: 2pm – 10:30pm
|Session # 3 (Evening)
|Monday-Thursday: 5:00pm – 10:00pm