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CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

A future you can build upon!

Join the workforce while building foundations for your career in Carpentry with this apprenticeship.

Whether you’re still in high school or in the workforce, Gold Coast Trades College is flexible and will work with you, your employer and school to create a training program that suits your busy schedule.

Our school-based apprenticeship program allows you to jump start your carpentry career, earn money and complete Year 12 all at once.

The Certificate III in Carpentry will provide you with skills and knowledge in a range of carpentry competencies that will be customised to meet your training needs.

Subjects in this qualification include:

  • WHS requirements, policies and procedures
  • plan and organise work
  • use of carpentry hand, power and explosive tools, equipment and materials
  • read and interpret plans
  • work effectively with others
  • conduct workplace communication
  • carry out excavations
  • work safely at heights
  • basic demolition
  • construction of:
    • flooring systems
    • wall frames
    • ceiling frames
    • roof trusses
    • pitched roofs
    • eaves

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is available for experienced workers to gain a formal Certificate III in Carpentry qualification.

Delivery Options
Workplace: Y
Our campus: Y
School based:
Online: Y
RPL: Y
Blended: Y
Career Outcomes
Graduates will be trade qualified in Carpentry and can progress onto Certificate IV qualifications such as Building and Construction, Project Management or Small Business Management.
Structure
Total number of units = 30

22 core units

8 elective units.

A maximum of two of the eight required elective units may be substituted by selecting relevant units of competency from any Certificate III or IV construction qualification or qualification in another endorsed Training Package.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Core units

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

 

Construction and erection of frames, trusses, eaves and roofs field of work   

CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems

CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames

CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames

CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses

CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs

CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves

 
Elective Units
 

Installation field of work

CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors

CPCCCA3012A Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding

CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs

 

Formwork construction field of work 

CPCCCA3018A Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls

CPCCCA3020A Erect and dismantle jump formwork

CPCCCA3021A Erect and dismantle slip formwork

 

General electives  

BSBSMB301A Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances

CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCCA3009B Construct advanced roofs

CPCCCA3011A Refurbish timber sashes to window frames

CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads

CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions

CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding

CPCCCA3022A Install curtain walling

CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms

CPCCSF2003A Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment

CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCWC3003A Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems

RIICCM210A Install trench support

RIIOHS202A Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWMG203A Drain and dewater civil construction site

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Participants do however need intermediate language, literacy, numeracy and computer skills.
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