CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry

CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry

RTO code: 41492

CRICOS Code: 03911C

CRICOS Course Code: 105733A

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.


  • Genuine Student (GS) requirements as set by the Department of Home Affairs to establish genuine intent to enter Australia temporarily to study.
  • Must be over 18. Camden College does not accept students under 18 years of age.
  • Entry into this course students must be able demonstrate a IELTS 6 or equivalent English proficiency, OR
  • Proof that the student has successfully completed an English Language course with an Australian educational institution exiting at an Upper Intermediate level


For further information please contact the College and speak to our friendly Admissions Team:
or Online Enrolment


This course is delivered face to face at Camden College’s Campus in Underwood. All students have up to 104 weeks to complete the required theory and practical components of this program. The 104-week period consisting of:

  • Classroom theory training
  • Classroom theory assessment
  • Simulated workshop practical training
  • Simulated workshop assessment
  • Holidays

Please see the CPC30220 Timetable for the sequence of delivery, including a full breakdown of the units delivered.

Additional resources that the student will be able to access during tutorial and/or privately will include:

  • Support via telephone and email as required.
  • References such as web sites and books for additional reading.

This qualification will be delivered at the following location:

Classroom/Campus/Simulated workshop

  • 11 Darnick Street, Underwood QLD 4119

Learners and trainers have access to high-quality, relevant facilities and training rooms where the theoretical training is conducted.


RPL is a process that provides a student with recognition for formal and non-formal training as well as life/work experience. Learners who believe they already have some of the competencies in the course may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Candidate must be working in the building and construction industry to apply for RPL for this qualification. The rational for this is that the RPL candidate will require a current qualified supervisor/employer to verify their skills and knowledge as a Third Party.

Application may only be made prior to enrolment or start of study of the course and must be made using the RPL Application Form. If the application is successful and results in a shorter course duration, Camden College may amend and reissue a CoE.


Occupational titles depending on packaging options selected may include:

  • Builder
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Leading Hand

Potential study pathways can include:

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)


Total number of units = 34 (27 core units plus 7 elective units)
CPCCCA2002Use carpentry tools and equipmentCPCCCM2008Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCA2011Handle carpentry materialsCPCCCM2012Work safely at heights
CPCCCA3001Carry out general demolition of minor building structuresCPCCCO2013Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCCA3002Carry out setting outCPCCOM1012Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCA3003Install flooring systemsCPCCOM1014Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCA3004Construct and erect wall framesCPCCOM1015Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCA3005Construct ceiling framesCPCCOM3001Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
CPCCCA3006Erect roof trussesCPCCOM3006Carry out levelling operations
CPCCCA3007Construct pitched roofsCPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCA3008Construct eavesCPCWHS3001Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
CPCCCA3010Install windows and doorsCPCCCA3014Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCA3016Construct, assemble and install timber external stairsCPCCWC3003Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
CPCCCA3017Install exterior claddingCPCCWC3004Install suspended ceilings
CPCCCA3024Install lining, paneling and mouldingCPCCCA3022Install curtain walling
CPCCCA3025Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry workCPCCCA3019Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
CPCCCA3028Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on groundCPCCOM1013Plan and organise work
CPCCCM2006Apply basic levelling proceduresCPCCCM3005Calculate costs of construction work