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Learn the trade of a Carpenter - Commercial Carpenter - Formwork Carpenter and Residential

CPC30220 - Certificate III in Carpentry

Duration
Typically, 2-4 years
Delivery Mode
Accredited
Government Funding
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Course Overview

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.

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.

Career Opportunities

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

Course Duration

Typically, 2-4 years and may vary on individual applicants’ circumstances

 

Delivery Locations

This course is delivered in the following locations

Avante Education Campus

Avante Education Campus

Pre-requisites

CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry is a pre-requisite for the following units

  • CPCCCA2002
  • CPCCCA2011
  • CPCCCA3001
  • CPCCCA3002
  • CPCCCA3003
  • CPCCCA3004
  • CPCCCA3005
  • CPCCCA3006
  • CPCCCA3007
  • CPCCCA3008
  • CPCCCA3010
  • CPCCCA3016
  • CPCCCA3017
  • CPCCCA3024
  • CPCCCA3025
  • CPCCCA3028
  • CPCCCM2008
  • CPCCCA3012
  • CPCCCA3014
  • CPCCCA3027
  • CPCCCM2002
  • CPCCSF2004

Entry Requirements

The pre-requisites of study requirements for entry into this qualification.

  • Must be employed in the construction industry
  • Confirmation from Employer of Attainment for CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (Whitecard)
  • Apprentices must have a Registered Training Contract with a registered employer
  • Apprentices will be required to go through a formal face to face and/ or CiRT Interview with one of our Learning Pathway Advisors to establish whether the desired course is the correct qualification for their career path/job prospects
  • Apprentices are required to undertake a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) assessment prior to enrolment at the time of the Pre-training interview

 

As part of the Pre-training interview process with a prospective learner, a digital literacy evaluation will be conducted (PC Skills) to ensure that they will be successfully able to complete a course with an online component.

This includes but not limited to:

  • The ability to logon to a computer
  • Access emails and click a link within an email.
  • Login into an online database (LLN Tool)
  • Use a mouse and keyboard
  • Read and respond to online text.
  • Candidates who meet the minimum requirements for LLN evaluation would be considered to meet PC Literacy requirements
  • Candidates who do not meet the minimum requirements for LLN evaluation will be evaluated individually.

Units of Competency

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

34 units of competency:

  • 27 core units
  • 7 elective units.

 

For the elective units:

  • a minimum of five units must be selected from Group A
  • the remaining can be selected from Group A or Group B
  • a maximum of two units can be selected from any group or current training package, as long as it contributes to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and maintains the AQF level of this qualification
Unit CodeUnit Name
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
CPCCCA3006 Erect roof trusses
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

Electives

The electives selected for the qualification are the following

Unit CodeUnit Name
CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation
CPCCCM3005 Calculate costs of construction work
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials

Assessment

The assessment process will include the gathering of evidence to demonstrate the learner’s competency as demonstrated in the workplace and underpinning knowledge in theory-based assessments.

Trainers will be provided with detailed instructions to assessment requirements for each unit. (The specific methods for each Unit of Competency are identified within this document under ‘Evidence Gathering Techniques’; further detail is available in the Assessor Assessment Guide).

This is a competency-based program, assessment occurs throughout the entire program until the learner either achieves competency in the assessment tasks or any further training needs are identified and addressed.

Assessment arrangements are learner’s, classroom, workplace based and CiRT

Refer to the section on Evidence Gathering techniques

Accreditation & Award

Upon successful assessment of all core units and chosen stream electives units in this course, students will be awarded the qualification CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry

The issuance of this qualification is subject to:

 

Credit Transfer

Avante Education has a policy to acknowledge formal Statements of Attainments issued by another RTO.

Where learners have made an application for Credit Transfer on any of the equivalent units in this qualification, credit will be granted, and the learner will not be required to repeat the training in those units where application has been made and credit has been granted.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The competencies in this qualification may be attained through the process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). RPL takes into consideration the candidates’ previous training, work and life experience.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) opportunities will be identified and addressed during the pre-training interview process.

Learners will also be provided with an RPL Candidate guide to assist the learner in identifying any Recognition of Prior Learning either through previous training, work, or life experience or to how to prepare a portfolio of evidence.

Fees & Funding

This is our standard fee based on a full program enrolment. Program fees vary based on each individual’s enrolment details. Final course fees are offered after an individual assessment.  For more information click here

TitleFeeFunded
Application Fee $400 $400
Tuition Fee TBA 02
Digital Resource Fee 1 TBA TBA
  • 1 - Accessing the learner resources can either be digital (online access via a personal computer or mobile device) or hardcopy (printed learner resources). Printed learner resources are an extra $420
  • 2 - Tuition Fee for students eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training

Payment Options

We have payment options to suit your needs.   Payment options are selected in the Pre-Training Review stage after your initial application

  • humm Buy Now, Pay Later
  • zip Buy Now, Pay Later
  • Credit Card

 

Once you officially accept your Letter of Offer in your Pre-Training Proposal payment can be made to then be official enrolled into the program

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If you have decided that you are ready to start the CPC30220 – Certificate III in Carpentry course then please apply for one of our upcoming intakes below.

When you apply for an intake, you will fill out the Enrolment form online and you will received confirmation details once payment has been made at the end of this form.

If you have any question about any of our upcoming intakes or you can’t find one that suits you, then please fill out the enquiry form here and we will be happy to assist you further.

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