Certificate III in Carpentry (CPC30220)

International Students

This course is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small-medium building businesses.

Course Code

CPC30220

CRICOS Course Code

104866G

Study Mode

Full Time

Delivery

Face to Face

Duration

52 Weeks

In our Carpentry course, an emphasis is placed on providing hands on, practical training wherever possible and will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career as a carpenter in the domestic housing industry or commercial construction area. You will learn how to use basic carpentry tools, power tools and equipment, read and interpret plans, handle carpentry materials and construct pitched roof, ceiling frames and flooring systems.

While carpenters have their specific skills and tasks to perform in the building process, carpenters must have knowledge of all other trades as a carpenter’s work often accommodates the other trades who follow them.

The training is provided to our students by trainers and assessors that have been firstly apprentices themselves then moved on to become qualified tradesman themselves and still maintain industry currency by working with other contractors or running their own subcontracting businesses.

All students must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to Platinum Institute Australia.

Education Level
A satisfactory completion of studies equivalent to an Australian Year 11 qualification.
Where a student cannot demonstrate an equivalent to an Australian Year 11 qualification, PIA will consider the application on a case-by-case basis. Consideration will be given to areas such as but not limited to; age, previous employment and life skills.

English Language Level
IELTS band score of overall 5.5 (Academic or General) or equivalent in line with the Department of Education and Department of Home Affairs regulations.

Language, Literacy and Numerously Level
All students must undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) regardless of English Language scores, PIA wants to ensure that students get the most out of their training. Where students are unsuccessful on their LLN, PIA will not be able to progress with the enrolment into this course.

After completion of the General English or English for the Construction Industry the student can be re-assessed to then determine their eligibility for entry into the course.

Industry Considerations
Students must be prepared to and capable to undertake physical demands such as; Physical manual labour such being on their feet for long periods, bending, lifting heavy objects. Students must be able to cope with working at heights and in noisy environments and with hand and power tools.

Digital Capability
Basic digital literacy (ability to communicate and access information through digital technologies like internet platforms, social media, search engines, emails and basic use of MS office products).

Digital Hardware
Students will be required to provide their own device to undertake this course, Platinum Institute Australia recommends a Laptop Computer with Internet Access and up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Students will also be required to have a mobile device capable of capturing Photo and video.

The qualification requires the successful completion of 34 units of competency which includes 27 core and 7 electives. The units of competency currently shown in the table below indicate a possible direction. The units may change during the pre-training interview to better suit the type of work you undertake.

Code – Unit Name

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

CPCCCM2006
Apply basic levelling procedures

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 and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work

CPCCCA3028
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCCM2008
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2012
Work safely at heights

CPCCCO2013
Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCCA3018
Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

CPCCCA3012
Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCM2007
Use explosive power tools

CPCCSF2004
Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCCA3014
Construct and install bulkheads

CPCCLSF2001
License to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

CPCCCA3026
Assemble partitions

On successful completion of this course students will receive the qualification CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry which is a nationally recognised qualification within Australia.

Students who do not fully complete the qualification but who are successful in completing a number of the units of competency will receive a statement of attainment for those units.

Employment Option

A person having successfully completed CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry may seek employment undertaking the following tasks:
• Carpenter
• Domestic Building Supervisor

Education Pathway

After achieving the English for the Construction Industry (Advanced Level), candidates may be eligible to undertake the

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Enrolment Online:
Online enrolment can be made by clicking Apply or

By Phone: Enrolments can be taken over the phone by calling 1300 326 888

Certificate III in Carpentry (CPC30220)

International Students

This course is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small-medium building businesses.

Course Code

CPC30220

CRICOS Course Code

104866G

Study Mode

Full Time

Delivery

Face to Face

Duration

52 Weeks

In our Carpentry course, an emphasis is placed on providing hands on, practical training wherever possible and will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career as a carpenter in the domestic housing industry or commercial construction area. You will learn how to use basic carpentry tools, power tools and equipment, read and interpret plans, handle carpentry materials and construct pitched roof, ceiling frames and flooring systems.

While carpenters have their specific skills and tasks to perform in the building process, carpenters must have knowledge of all other trades as a carpenter’s work often accommodates the other trades who follow them.

The training is provided to our students by trainers and assessors that have been firstly apprentices themselves then moved on to become qualified tradesman themselves and still maintain industry currency by working with other contractors or running their own subcontracting businesses.

All students must be aged 18 years or over at the time of applying for admission to Platinum Institute Australia.

Education Level
A satisfactory completion of studies equivalent to an Australian Year 11 qualification.
Where a student cannot demonstrate an equivalent to an Australian Year 11 qualification, PIA will consider the application on a case-by-case basis. Consideration will be given to areas such as but not limited to; age, previous employment and life skills.

English Language Level
IELTS band score of overall 5.5 (Academic or General) or equivalent in line with the Department of Education and Department of Home Affairs regulations.

Language, Literacy and Numerously Level
All students must undertake a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) regardless of English Language scores, PIA wants to ensure that students get the most out of their training. Where students are unsuccessful on their LLN, PIA will not be able to progress with the enrolment into this course.

After completion of the General English or English for the Construction Industry the student can be re-assessed to then determine their eligibility for entry into the course.

Industry Considerations
Students must be prepared to and capable to undertake physical demands such as; Physical manual labour such being on their feet for long periods, bending, lifting heavy objects. Students must be able to cope with working at heights and in noisy environments and with hand and power tools.

Digital Capability
Basic digital literacy (ability to communicate and access information through digital technologies like internet platforms, social media, search engines, emails and basic use of MS office products).

Digital Hardware
Students will be required to provide their own device to undertake this course, Platinum Institute Australia recommends a Laptop Computer with Internet Access and up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Students will also be required to have a mobile device capable of capturing Photo and video.

The qualification requires the successful completion of 34 units of competency which includes 27 core and 7 electives. The units of competency currently shown in the table below indicate a possible direction. The units may change during the pre-training interview to better suit the type of work you undertake.

Code – Unit Name

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

CPCCCM2006
Apply basic levelling procedures

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 and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work

CPCCCA3028
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCCM2008
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2012
Work safely at heights

CPCCCO2013
Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCCA3018
Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

CPCCCA3012
Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCM2007
Use explosive power tools

CPCCSF2004
Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCCA3014
Construct and install bulkheads

CPCCLSF2001
License to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

CPCCCA3026
Assemble partitions

On successful completion of this course students will receive the qualification CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry which is a nationally recognised qualification within Australia.

Students who do not fully complete the qualification but who are successful in completing a number of the units of competency will receive a statement of attainment for those units.

Employment Option

A person having successfully completed CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry may seek employment undertaking the following tasks:
• Carpenter
• Domestic Building Supervisor

Education Pathway

After achieving the English for the Construction Industry (Advanced Level), candidates may be eligible to undertake the

CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction

CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Course Enrolment Online:
Online enrolment can be made by clicking Apply or
By Phone: Enrolments can be taken over the phone by calling 1300 326 888