Course Code and Name:
CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry
This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.
Occupational titles could include:
- Carpenter and joiner.
The qualification core unit of competency has requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Requirements for completion of the qualification;
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
- 20 units of competency:
- 14 core units
- 6 elective units.
The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:
- a minimum of 3 elective units are to be specialist concreting units (coded ‘CO’) from the elective units listed below
- the remaining elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below or any Certificate III or Certificate IV qualifications in CPC08 or another current Training Package or accredited course.
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.
Units of Competency
Use carpentry tools and equipment
Handle carpentry materials
Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
Carry out setting out
Carry out levelling operations
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Plan and organise work
Conduct workplace communication
Carry out measurements and calculations
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Carry out excavation
Use explosive power tools
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Work safely at heights
Carry out concreting to simple forms
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Install flooring systems
Construct wall frames
Construct ceiling frames
Erect roof trusses
Construct pitched roofs
Installation Field of work
Install and replace windows and doors
Frame and fit wet area fixtures
Install lining, panelling and moulding
Construct timber external stairs
Formwork construction field of work
Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
Erect and dismantle jump – form formwork
Erect and dismantle slip form formwork
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
Construct advanced roofs
Refurbish timber sashes to window frames
Install exterior cladding
Install curtain walling
Operate elevated work platforms
Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
Place and fix reinforcement materials
Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
Investigate micro business opportunities
Manage small business finances
Install trench support
Enter and work in confined spaces
Drain and dewater civil construction site