Cert III in Carpentry

Course Code: CPC30211

This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and joiner.

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

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

The following Units of Competency are a typical example however may vary based on the Registered Training Organisation.

 Units of CompetenceNominal Hours
CPCCCA2002BUse carpentry tools and equipment96
CPCCCA2011AHandle carpentry materials16
CPCCCA3001ACarry out general demolition of minor building structures32
CPCCCA3002ACarry out setting out24
CPCCCA3023ACarry out levelling operations24
CPCCCM1012AWork effectively and sustainably in the construction industry20
CPCCCM1013APlan and organise work20
CPCCCM1014AConduct workplace communication20
CPCCCM1015ACarry out measurements and calculations20
CPCCCM2001ARead and interpret plans and specifications36
CPCCCM2002ACarry out excavation16
CPCCCM2007BUse explosive power tools16
CPCCCM2008BErect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding40
CPCCCM2010BWork safely at heights8
CPCCCO2013ACarry out concreting to simple forms20
CPCCOHS2001AApply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry20
CPCCCA3003AInstall flooring systems40
CPCCCA3004AConstruct wall frames60
CPCCCA3005BConstruct ceiling frames32
CPCCCA3006BErect roof trusses40
CPCCCA3007CConstruct pitched roofs60
CPCCCA3008BConstruct eaves20
CPCCCA2003AErect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground24
CPCCCA3009BConstruct advanced roofs80
CPCCCA3017BInstall exteriorcladding20
CPCCCM3001COperate elevated work platforms32
CPCCCA3010AInstall and replace windows and doors70
CPCCCA3012AFrame and fit wet area fixtures24
CPCCCA3013AInstall lining, panelling and moulding40
CPCCCA3016AConstruct timber external stairs40