Carpentry Apprenticeship

CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

The carpentry apprenticeship course is based on the current industry environment and taught by highly qualified industry trainers.

Structure your carpentry apprenticeship training around your current work commitments and gain the skills you need to secure your future in the world of trade.

Our training is focused on face-to-face, onsite delivery. We pride our training services on innovative educational pathways to fast-track the learning and qualification process for each individual, assisting them to reach their career goals sooner.

This qualification is current and the latest release. Please visit training.gov.au for more details.

Course Suitability

The qualification has core unit competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and joiner

Course & Vocational Outcomes

This Qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry operations for residential and commercial construction work.

The candidate must complete 30 units – 22 core units and 8 electives.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices must be working in the building and construction industry.
Attainment of a White Card is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Qualification & Career Pathways

Employment & Career Path opportunities include developing more specialised technical skills and knowledge for working in a range of carpentry environments.
This is a nationally accredited, formal qualification recognised as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.
After completion of this qualification you have a range of opportunities to continue your studies at Certificate IV level in:

  • Building & Construction

Enrolment Options

  • Apprenticeship
  • Trade Assessment

Course Duration

This course is scheduled over 48 months (Apprenticeship) and 3 months (Trade Assessment).

Delivery Mode

Visit Apprenticeship page for more information about how our apprenticeship training is delivered.

Visit our Carpentry Skills Assessment page for information about how we assess those with experience in Carpentry.

Course Units

CORE UNITS (ALL REQUIRED)

  • CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
  • CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
  • CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
  • CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
  • CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
  • CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
  • CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems
  • CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames
  • CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
  • CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
  • CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
  • CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves
  • CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations

ELECTIVES (8 required)

  • CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
  • CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
  • CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors
  • CPCCCA3012A Frame and fit wet area fixtures
  • CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding
  • CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads
  • CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions
  • CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs
  • CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding
  • CPCCCA3018A Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
  • CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
  • CPCCPB3014A Install batt insulation products
  • CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials

Additional Information

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