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Certificate III in



Certificate III in Carpentry


Carpenter working at the carpentry manufacturing
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Course Level Certificate III
Free Course For eligible students

Delivery Method Face To Face, Virtual Online &
Onsite Training

Duration 36 Months

Employment Outcome Carpenter and Joiner,

Qualification Description

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

Entry & Admission Requirements

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

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Applicants must be employed under an Apprenticeship arrangement.
  • Applicants must undertake a Pre-Training Review that includes identifying the course the apprentice is enrolling in as suitable and appropriate for the individual.
  • Applicants are required to be competent in written and spoken English and will undertake a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy assessment prior to commencing the training.
This program has been designed to be delivered through a workplace-based delivery and assessment model; therefore, applicants must be currently employed in the construction industry and have access to domestic and/or commercial worksites for the purpose of training and assessment activities. The access to appropriate workplace environments, facilities, and tools, and equipment will be verified through the enrolment process.
Course Details
  • Units
  • Course Delivery
  • Fee & Funding
  • How to Enrol

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 34 units

  • 27 Core Units.
  • 7 Elective Units.


Unit Code
Unit Title
CPCCCA2002Use carpentry tools and equipment (Core)
CPCCCA2011Handle carpentry materials (Core)
CPCCCA3001Carry out general demolition of minor building structures (Core)
CPCCCA3002Carry out setting out (Core)
CPCCCA3003Install flooring systems (Core)
CPCCCA3004Construct and erect wall frames (Core)
CPCCCA3005Construct ceiling frames (Core)
CPCCCA3006Erect roof trusses (Core)
CPCCCA3007Construct pitched roofs (Core)
CPCCCA3008Construct eaves (Core)
CPCCCA3010Install windows and doors (Core)
CPCCCA3016Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs (Core)
CPCCCA3017Install exterior cladding (Core)
CPCCCA3024Install lining, panelling and moulding (Core)
CPCCCA3025Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work (Core)
CPCCCA3028Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground (Core)
CPCCCM2006Apply basic levelling procedures (Core)
CPCCCM2008Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding (Core)
CPCCCM2012Work safely at heights (Core)
CPCCCO2013Carry out concreting to simple forms (Core)
CPCCOM1012Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry (Core)
CPCCOM1014Conduct workplace communication (Core)
CPCCOM1015Carry out measurements and calculations (Core)
CPCCOM3001Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
CPCCOM3006Carry out levelling operations (Core)
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCWHS3001Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies (Core)
CPCCCA3012Frame and fit wet area fixtures (Elective)
CPCCSF2004Place and fix reinforcement materials (Elective)
CPCCCA3009Construct advanced roofs (Elective)
CPCCCA3014Construct and install bulkheads (Elective)
CPCCCM3001Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres (Elective)
CPCCWC3003Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems (Elective)
CPCCWC3004Install suspended ceilings (Elective)
Please Note:
  • The above units with an * have the prerequisite unit ‘CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry.
  • Assessment of pre-requisite Unit(s) of Competency must be completed before assessing the Unit of Competency for which they are a pre-requisite.

This program is delivered under the Australian Apprenticeship Scheme and runs for 36 months. All Apprentices will be employed in an appropriate workplace with supervision from an employer/supervisor. This program is delivered through workplace-based training and Classroom (1 session of 6 hours per fortnight).

Amount to be paid by the student = $0

This Training is delivered with Victorian Government Funding for eligible students. To be eligible, you must be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen, or have a permanent residency visa.

* Check if you are eligible for government funding.

$14,761 (Flexible payment plans available)

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Course Entry & Exit Points

Given the holistic nature of this program in both the delivery and assessment, it is important to note that
you can only enter the program at the scheduled commencement, or at the commencement of the new unit.

If you are not provided with a timetable upon confirmation of your enrolment or need more
information on please contact BCTA on 1300 11 2282,

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