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Certificate III in Carpentry - CPC30211

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This certificate course is designed for building and construction professionals who wish to gain valuable skills with a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.
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Duration

520 hours

Job outcome

Carpenter

Delivery model

Study in-person

Estimated salary

$40,000 - $90,000

CPD Points

NSW 36, VIC 18, TAS 18

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Essential information

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What's it all about?
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This qualification provides the essential skills required to gain a trade in carpentry, covering work in both residential and commercial applications.

The units of competency 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.

This training program has been grouped into a series of short courses, which provide a progressive and practical learning experience. The short courses are:

  • Basic Workplace Skill
  • Using Carpentry Tools
  • Setting Out
  • Floor Systems
  • Concreting, Heights and Excavation
  • Wall Framing
  • Roof Systems
  • Trusses Roof Systems
  • Windows and Doors
  • Fix-out and Wet Areas
  • Timber External Stairs
  • Stair and Ramp Formwork
  • Cladding and Bulkheads

On successful completion of this course, you will graduate with a Certificate for the nationally recognised qualification:

  • Certificate III in Carpentry - CPC30211
 
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What do I need before I start?
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HIA will conduct a pre-enrolment review with you to make sure that this program is suitable for your career goals, current skills and experience.

  • a competent level of English; reading, writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • numeracy skills

Note: It is a requirement that participants have successfully completed the unit of competency: Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry - CPCCOHS2001A, before undertaking any of the following units:

  • Use carpentry tools and equipment - CPCCCA2002B
  • Use explosive power tools - CPCCCM2007B
  • Handle carpentry materials - CPCCCA2011A
  • Carry out excavation - CPCCCM2002A
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms - CPCCCO2013A
  • Work safely at heights - CPCCCM2010B
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding - CPCCCM2008B
  • Carry out setting out - CPCCCA3002A
  • Carry out levelling operations - CPCCCA3023A
  • Install flooring systems - CPCCCA3003A
  • Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on the ground - CPCCCA2003A
  • Construct wall frames - CPCCCA3004A
  • Carry out general demolition of minor building structures - CPCCCA3001A
  • Construct pitched roofs - CPCCCA3007C
  • Construct ceiling frames - CPCCCA3005B
  • Erect roof trusses - CPCCCA3006B
  • Construct eaves - CPCCCA3008B
  • Install and replace windows and doors - CPCCCA3010A
  • Frame and fit wet area fixtures - CPCCCA3012A
  • Install lining, panelling and moulding - CPCCCA3013A
  • Construct external timber stairs - CPCCCA3016A
  • Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps - CPCCCA3018A
  • Install exterior cladding - CPCCCA3017B
  • Construct bulkheads - CPCCCA3014A

All participants will be required to undertake a language, literacy and numeracy assessment before enrolment.

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How long will it take?
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You will need to commit 520 hours of face-to-face learning time for this training. Contact your local HIA office to find out more information about delivery schedules.

Outside of this allocation of time, you will need to undertake self-directed learning through research, project work and assessment tasks.

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What resources will I require?
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Participants are required to have a copy of the following resources:

  • Pearson’s “Basic Building and Construction Skills”
  • Pearson’s “Construction Skills”
  • Pearson’s “Site Establishment, Formwork and Framing”
  • Pearson’s “Advanced Building and Joinery skills”  
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What are the core and elective units?
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HIA Training Services has grouped the units of competency into a series of short courses which provide you with a practical and progressive learning experience.  The short courses are listed below, along with the units of competency that are contained within them.

The elective units [E] listed below represent the only approved elective unit options offered by HIA. This is a reduced list which has been taken from the specified electives list contained within the packaging rules for this qualification.

Certificate III in Carpentry - CPC30211

To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in:

30 nationally recognised units of competency - 22 core units [C] and 8 elective units [E]

HIA Short courses Unit of competency Minimum face-to-face duration*
Basic Workplace Skills Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry [C] - CPCCOHS2001A 8 hours
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry [C] - CPCCCM1012A 8 hours
Plan and organise work [C] - CPCCCM1013A 8 hours
Conduct workplace communication [C] - CPCCCM1014A 8 hours
Carry out measurements and calculations [C] - CPCCCM1015A 8 hours
Using Carpentry Tools Use carpentry tools and equipment [C] - CPCCCA2002B 16 hours
Use explosive power tools [C] - CPCCCM2007B 16 hours
Handle carpentry materials [C] - CPCCCA2011A 8 hours
Site Set Out Read and interpret plans and specifications [C] - CPCCCM2001A 8 hours
Carry out setting out [C] - CPCCCA3002A 16 hours
Carry out levelling operations [C] - CPCCCA3023A 16 hours
Wall and Floor Tiling Systems Install flooring systems [C] - CPCCCA3003A 32 hours
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground [E] - CPCCCA2003A 8 hours
Concreting, Heights and Excavation Carry out excavation [C] - CPCCCM2002A 8 hours
Carry out concreting to simple forms [C] - CPCCCO2013A 8 hours
Work safely at heights [C] - CPCCCM2010B 8 hours
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding [C] - CPCCCM2008B 16 hours
Timber Wall Framing Construct wall frames [C] - CPCCCA3004A 28 hours
Carry out general demolition of minor building structures [C] - CPCCCA3001A 12 hours
Roof Systems Construct pitched roofs [C] - CPCCCA3007C 32 hours
Construct ceiling frames [C] - CPCCCA3005B 8 hours
Trusses Roof Systems Erect roof trusses [C] - CPCCCA3006B 24 hours
Construct eaves [C] - CPCCCA3008B 16 hours
Windows and Doors Install and replace windows and doors [E] - CPCCCA3010A 40 hours
Fix-out and Wet Areas Frame and fit wet area fixtures [E] - CPCCCA3012A 20 hours
Install lining, panelling and moulding [E] - CPCCCA3013A 20 hours
Timber External Stairs Construct timber external stairs [E] - CPCCCA3016A 40 hours
Stair and Ramp Formwork Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps [E] - CPCCCA3018A 40 hours
Cladding and Bulkheads Install exterior cladding [E] - CPCCCA3017B 20 hours
Construct bulkheads [E] - CPCCCA3014A 20 hours

* In addition to the face-to-face attendance duration listed above, all short courses require self-directed learning through research, project work and successful completion of assessment tasks.

Who would do this training?

This course is suitable for:

  • school leavers wishing to undertake a trade apprenticeship in carpentry
  • existing construction or other industry personnel wishing to undertake a mature age apprenticeship in carpentry
  • participants that have completed pre-vocational training wishing to undertake a trade apprenticeship in carpentry

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