Version Effective: 1st of October, 2021
Version Effective: 1st of October, 2021

CPC30220 - Certificate III in Carpentry

Course Details

Course Summary

Provides carpentry apprentices with the skills and knowledge to work in the carpentry trade. Competencies include planning and organising work, constructing wall frames, using carpentry tools and equipment, carry out leveling operations and roof framing. Topics covered include occupational health and safety, reading and interpreting plans, measurements and calculations, shaping materials and assembling components with hand and power tools, setting out buildings and footings on-site using a variety of leveling devices such as lasers, constructing timber pitching roof frames, installing sub-floor framing, timber/sheet flooring and door frames. Elective choices may lead to specific occupations within the industry sector.


Entry Requirements

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry.

Completion of the bksb (Basic Key Skills Builder) online literacy and numeracy assessment prior to enrolment, unless the student has completed an equal or higher level course.



Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $22,610.00 (2021)
Fee for service per unit $665.00 (2021)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
Skill Area
  • Building and Construction
AQF Level Level 3: Certificate III

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Occupational outcome of Carpenter.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 27 core units
  2. Complete 7 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Please select a course structure from the options below:
Rockhampton

Apprentices Only

Approximately 950 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives chosen for the apprenticeship.

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • On-campus
Core
CPCCCA3001 Carry out general demolition of minor building structures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3025 Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3024 Install lining, paneling and moulding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3017 Install exterior cladding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3016 Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3010 Install windows and doors More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3008 Construct eaves More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3007 Construct pitched roofs More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3006 Erect roof trusses More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3005 Construct ceiling frames More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3004 Construct and erect wall frames More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3003 Install flooring systems More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA2011 Handle carpentry materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

Please note electives can be amended to suit Employer/Apprentice requirements and are to be chosen according to the Training Package Packaging Rules.

CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
CPCCCA3001 Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3008 Construct eaves
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA2011 Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3003 Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004 Construct and erect wall frames
CPCCCA3005 Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3006 Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3007 Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3010 Install windows and doors
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCCA3016 Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA3025 Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
CPCCCA3024 Install lining, paneling and moulding
CPCCCA3017 Install exterior cladding
CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements

Mackay

Apprentices Only

Approximately 950 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives chosen for the apprenticeship.

  • On-campus
  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core
CPCCCA3001 Carry out general demolition of minor building structures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3025 Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3024 Install lining, paneling and moulding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3017 Install exterior cladding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3016 Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3010 Install windows and doors More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3008 Construct eaves More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3007 Construct pitched roofs More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3006 Erect roof trusses More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3005 Construct ceiling frames More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3004 Construct and erect wall frames More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3003 Install flooring systems More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA2011 Handle carpentry materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

Please note electives can be amended to suit Employer/Apprentice requirements and are to be chosen according to the Training Package Packaging Rules.

CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
CPCCCA3001 Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3008 Construct eaves
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA2011 Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3003 Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004 Construct and erect wall frames
CPCCCA3005 Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3006 Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3007 Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3010 Install windows and doors
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCCA3016 Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA3025 Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
CPCCCA3024 Install lining, paneling and moulding
CPCCCA3017 Install exterior cladding
CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements

Gladstone

Apprentices Only

Approximately 950 hours of study time will be involved however, the training duration will depend on the electives chosen for the apprenticeship.

  • On-campus
  • Employer Based (VET Providers Only)
  • RPL/RCC/Credit
Core
CPCCCA3001 Carry out general demolition of minor building structures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA2011 Handle carpentry materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3003 Install flooring systems More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3004 Construct and erect wall frames More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3005 Construct ceiling frames More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3006 Erect roof trusses More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3007 Construct pitched roofs More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3008 Construct eaves More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3010 Install windows and doors More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3016 Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3017 Install exterior cladding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3024 Install lining, paneling and moulding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3025 Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry More Information Training.gov Details
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies More Information Training.gov Details
Elective

Please note electives can be amended to suit Employer/Apprentice requirements and are to be chosen according to the Training Package Packaging Rules.

CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures More Information Training.gov Details
CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
CPCCCA3001 Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA3007 Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA2011 Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3003 Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004 Construct and erect wall frames
CPCCCA3005 Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3006 Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3008 Construct eaves
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCA3010 Install windows and doors
CPCCCA3016 Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
CPCCCA3017 Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3024 Install lining, paneling and moulding
CPCCCA3025 Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads

Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Third Party Verification
Written/Electronic Assessment
Practical Task
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
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