Certificate III in Carpentry

Looking for a career in construction?

Site Institute delivers hands-on, high quality practical courses that provide participants with all the skills required to become a successful professional in Australia and overseas. Students have an engaging learning environment including workshops, practical activities and the most up-to-date tools and equipment. Learn core carpentry skills such as the construction of floors, walls, ceilings and roofing as well as internal joinery, installation of windows, doors, and cladding. During this course, you will also gain industry required competencies such as working safely at heights, and planning and organising work.

QualificationCertificate III in Carpentry
National CodeCPC30211
CRICOS Code095759M
Duration104 weeks
Delivery modeOn-campus, face-to face
Tempus LMSOnline assessment submission
Intake Dates 2017Every Term

Students must be at least 18 years old.

Completion of Year 12 or equivalent.

Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.

English language requirements: IELTS 5.5 (with no individual band less than 5.0) or equivalent, or Site Institute pre-admission test level 4.

Students successfully completing the Certificate III in Engineering – Technical may articulate into this Diploma.

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
CPCCOHS2001A 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
CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions
CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
RIICCM210D Install trench support
RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces
CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available for each Unit of Competency based on relevant workplace experience, formal training or other expertise. Recognition will involve mapping and submission of evidence in a portfolio form to be assessed by Site Institute assessors.

Job Prospects

Carpenter and Joiner