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CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

Building & Construction

Course Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. This training program is appropriate for a tradesperson working in the carpentry sector as a general carpenter.

This course will include all aspects of the building industry including, but not restricted to, site work, concreting, framing and finishing works.

Also, this qualification may be suitable for Apprenticeships.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

30 units of competency:

22 Core Units of Competency 08 Elective Units of Competency
CPCCCA2002B – Use carpentry tools and equipment

CPCCCA2011A – Handle carpentry materials

CPCCCA3001A – Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

CPCCCA3002A – Carry out setting out

CPCCCA3023A – Carry out levelling operations

CPCCCM1012A – Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A – Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A – Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A – Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2001A – Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2002A – Carry out excavation

CPCCCM2007B – Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2008B – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2010B – Work safely at heights

CPCCCO2013A – Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCOHS2001 – Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCCA3003A – Install flooring systems

CPCCCA3004A – Construct wall frames

CPCCCA3005B – Construct ceiling frames

CPCCCA3006B – Erect roof trusses

CPCCCA3007C – Construct pitched roofs

CPCCCA3008B – Construct eaves

CPCCCA3010A – Install and replace windows and doors

CPCCCA3012A – Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCA3013A – Install lining, panelling and moulding

CPCCCA3017B – Install exterior cladding

CPCCCA3014A – Construct bulkheads

CPCCCA3015A – Assemble partitions

BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances

BSBSMB301 – Investigate micro business opportunities


Course Duration & Mode of Delivery

CTC offers this qualification by either RPL or by Training and assessment.

Enrolment is valid for two years.

Typically, RPL’s take 3 months but can be longer.  Those undertaking a training and assessment program typically take 24 months to complete the course.


Both pathways make use of our Online Learning Management system as a source of documentation.

Both RPL and Training and Assessment require face to face interaction, with training and assessment requiring two days of face to face classroom attendance per week.

Participants must be working in the industry and have the support of their employers.

Commencement Date

Please contact our office to obtain our course commencement dates.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Recognition is available to all learners of the RTO. An application for Recognition can be made on the Application for Recognition Form.

Refund Policy and Deferments

Please refer to our Student Handbook for full details

Study Pathways

Learners who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:

CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) Or any other relevant qualification

Employment Opportunities

This qualification has employability skills. Participants may find employment in construction roles in businesses and other industries requiring building and construction qualifications.

Entry Requirements

  • be aged 18 years or over
  • be an existing worker in a building supervision role
  • have the support of their supervisor and employer
  • hold a minimum of a Higher School Certificate (or equivalent)
  • able to commit to the course duration and time commitment
  • Have already attained a “Whitecard”
  • Satisfactorily completed our Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment
  • Have a completed workplace support agreement, which confirms the resources required for training and assessment will be made available to the student.

Additional Requirements

Students will need to have an internet-capable laptop.

RPL Students will need this to access and potentially submit their RPL evidence

Training and Assessment Students will need this to access the learning and assessment material both in class and at home.

Course Fee

Contact our office for the current course fees for RPL and Training and Assessment

Contact Details

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