Certificate III in


CRICOS: 110571E

ANZCO: 331212

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104 weeks

Delivery Mode:

+160hrs industry placement


Certificate III in Carpentry

CRICOS: 110571E

ANZCO: 331212

Available as a stand-alone or packaged option, this course provides the trade skills and knowledge required to become a carpenter in a residential or commercial workplace in the building and construction industry. 

With an industry placement component, it is practical in nature with a hands-on approach. 

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Course Fees:

Tuition:   $20,000  

Non-tuition Fees: $2000

Enrolment Fee: $400

Total Course Cost: $22,400

Carpenter With Female Apprentice Working On Building Site

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Course Structure:

CPCCCA2002 Use carpentry tools and equipment

CPCCCA2011 Handle carpentry materials

CPCCCA3001 Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

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

CPCCCA3008 Construct eaves

CPCCCA3010 Install windows and doors

CPCCCA3016 Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs

CPCCCA3017 Install exterior cladding

CPCCCA3024 Install lining, panelling and moulding

CPCCCA3025 Read, interpret plans, specifications & drawings for carpentry work

CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on the ground

CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights

CPCCCO2013 Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication

CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements

CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations

CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies, and procedures in the construction industry

CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies

CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCCA3009 Construct advanced roofs

CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCA3018 Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

CPCCCA3019 Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls

CPCCCA3020 Erect and dismantle jump-form formwork

CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work

ASG Entry Requirements

Minimum age: 18 years

Academic suitability:

• Completion of Year 12 schooling or higher

• English proficiency at a minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

You also need to supply your own PPE – steel cap boots, long pants & high-viz shirt.

Qualification Pathway

For a packaged option, successfully complete: CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry within 104 weeks to continue with the CPC50320 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)

Industry Placement 

There is an industry placement component at the end of each semester where you will have the opportunity to practice your skills in the workplace. 

Student Services

We offer a range of support services to assist you in achieving a successful course outcome. This includes tutorial support and Language, Literacy & Numeracy assistance where required. Please contact us to discuss any other individual needs. 


Assessment takes place at the end of each unit with a knowledge test and practical demonstration. There will also be approximately 3 hours per week self-study for assessment preparation in your own time. 


On successful completion you will be awarded the AQF CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry, or a Statement of Attainment in recognition of units achieved in partial completion. 

Career Path

  • Carpenter