Cert III in Carpentry- CPC30220

Cert III in Carpentry

Course code: CPC30220

This is a trade qualification for Carpenters in residential and commercial workplaces. It includes setting out, manufacturing of structures and installations of external cladding systems and carrying out installations and repairs to timber and non-timber materials

  • Occupational titles may include
  • Carpenter – Commercial
  • Carpenter – Residential
  • Carpenter – Formwork
  • Carpenter – Fitout

Successful completion of the qualification can apply from the state government to become a Licensed Contractor. Leading to greater opportunities in the building and construction industry.


  • Basic computer skills
  • English Proficiency level for the training course reading, writing and comprehension skills
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Minimum 18 years of age


For further information please contact the College and speak to our friendly Admissions Team:
Email: [email protected]
Online Enrolment


  • Online
  • Classroom
  • Simulated work environment
  • Distance
  • Duration 52 weeks


The qualification offers a maximum period of 104 weeks (including 8 weeks holiday) from the date of commencement in which to complete their studies and submit all work for assessment. Students will attend face-to-face 2 x days per week 9 am-5 pm. This includes training and assessment. In addition, students are required to complete up to a maximum of 5 hours per week independent, unsupervised activities.


Candidates must provide evidence of currency and experience by working in the carpentry field of construction for a minimum of 12 months within the past 18 months. A letter on company letterhead from current/past employer(s) verifying this is required.



RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) means an assessment process that assesses the competency(s) of an individual that they may have been acquired through formal, non-formal and informal learning to determine the extent to which that individual meets the requirements specified in the training package.


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