CPC30220

Certificate iii in carpentry

Study Method Classroom
Course Duration 104 weeks
Intake 2023: 09 Jan, 10 Apr, 10 Jul, 09 Oct
Recognition Nationally Recognised Training
Course Overview

This CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work. The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Entry Requirements

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 10, (High School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent) OR a Certificate II or equivalent OR be a mature age (20 years of age and above).

English Requirements:
It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.0.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 35 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 36 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 154 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.
Course Modules
Unit Code Unit Title
CPCCCA2002* Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA2011* Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3001* Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3002* Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3003* Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004* Construct and erect wall frames
CPCCCA3005* Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3007* Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3008* Construct eaves
CPCCCA3010* Install windows and doors
CPCCCA3016* Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
CPCCCA3017* Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3024* Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3025* Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
CPCCCA3028* Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013* Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOM1012* Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1014* Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
Group A – Specialist Electives
CPCCCA3012* Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3014* Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCM2002* Carry out hand excavation
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools
CPCCSF2004* Place and fix reinforcement materials
Group B – General Electives
CPCCCM3005 Calculate costs of construction work
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
Course Duration
  • 104 weeks Four (4) Semesters = 26 weeks each Consisting of:
  • Eight (8) Terms of Study = 10 weeks each, plus
  • A Three (3) week break at the end of each Term = 24 weeks
Career Opportunities
Further Studies
Question and Answers

This CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work. The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

International Students

  • Minimum 18 years of age.

Academic Requirements:

  • Successful completion of Year 10, (High School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent) OR a Certificate II or equivalent OR be a mature age (20 years of age and above).

English Requirements:
It is essential that international students must exhibit a strong command of the English language. Undertaken one of the following English Language Tests and met the minimum score.

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum score of 5.0.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-Based Test must have scored 35 or higher.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) must have scored 36 or higher.
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) ESOL test must have score 154 or higher.
  • Evidence that English is the medium of instruction at the student’s school and has been for the last two (2) years. The student has a satisfactory grade in the language.
Unit Code Unit Title
CPCCCA2002* Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA2011* Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3001* Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3002* Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3003* Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004* Construct and erect wall frames
CPCCCA3005* Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3007* Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3008* Construct eaves
CPCCCA3010* Install windows and doors
CPCCCA3016* Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
CPCCCA3017* Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3024* Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3025* Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
CPCCCA3028* Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013* Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOM1012* Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1014* Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
Group A – Specialist Electives
CPCCCA3012* Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3014* Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCM2002* Carry out hand excavation
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools
CPCCSF2004* Place and fix reinforcement materials
Group B – General Electives
CPCCCM3005 Calculate costs of construction work
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
  • 104 weeks Four (4) Semesters = 26 weeks each Consisting of:
  • Eight (8) Terms of Study = 10 weeks each, plus
  • A Three (3) week break at the end of each Term = 24 weeks
Course Provided by
Skills Australia Institute
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