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CPC30220 - Certificate III in Carpentry


Get Certificate III in Carpentry

Mapping Notes
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC30211 – Certificate III in Carpentry
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry.
Supersedes CPC31511 – Certificate III in Formwork/Falsework
Supersedes and is not equivalent to CPC31511 Certificate III in Formwork/Falsework.
Supersedes CPC32011 – Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery
Supersedes and is not equivalent to CPC32011 Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery.

Qualification Description

This is a trade qualification for carpenters in residential and commercial workplaces. It includes setting out, manufacturing, constructing, assembling, installing and repairing products made using timber and non-timber materials.

Occupational titles may include:

Carpenter – Commercial
Carpenter – Formwork
Carpenter – Residential
State and territory jurisdictions may have different licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units 34

27 core units
7 elective units, consisting of:

  • a minimum of five units must be selected from Group A
  • the remaining can be selected from Group A or Group B
  • a maximum of two units can be selected from any group or current training package, as long as it contributes to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and maintains the AQF level of this qualification.

Core units

Prerequisite units of competency

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.

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

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

Elective units

Group A – Specialist Electives

CPCCCA3009* – Construct advanced roofs

CPCCCA3012* – Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCA3014* – Construct and install bulkheads

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

CPCCCA3022* – Install curtain walling

CPCCCA3027* – Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools

CPCCCM2002* – Carry out hand excavation

CPCCCM3001 – Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres

CPCCJN3003* – Manufacture components for doors, windows and frames

CPCCJN3004* – Manufacture and assemble joinery components

CPCCJN3100* – Process materials to produce components using static machines

CPCCON3048* – Construct tilt panels on site

CPCCSF2004* – Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCWC3003* – Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems

CPCCWC3004* – Install suspended ceilings

Group B – General Electives

CPCCCA3011* –  Refurbish timber sashes to window frames

CPCCCA3026* – Assemble partitions

CPCCCM3005 – Calculate costs of construction work

CPCCLSF2001 – License to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level

CPCCOM1013 – Plan and organise work

CPCCPB3001* – Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets

CPCCPB3002* – Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets

CPCCSF2005* – Arc weld reinforcement steel

CPCCSF3002* – Carry out monostrand post-tensioning

CPCCSF3003* – Carry out multistrand post-tensioning

CPCCSF3004* – Carry out stressbar post-tensioning

CPCCST4001 – Prepare to undertake the heritage restoration process

CPCCST4002 – Undertake the heritage restoration process

CPCPCM2043 – Carry out WHS requirements

CPCPCM2052* – Weld mild steel using oxy-acetylene equipment

CPCPCM2053* – Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

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