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CPC30220

Certificate III in Carpentry

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Course overview

This course will see you develop the techniques and ability to carry out carpentry tasks and processes. You will learn practical skills and knowledge to undertake projects in new residential housing construction, maintenance, repair and renovations.

Please note: this course is currently only available to learners in the Northern Territory. It is delivered through blocks of Face-to-Face classes onsite at HIA’s purpose built Trade Centre.

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

  • CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry

Essential information

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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. HIA will also ensure each participant has the following:

  • a competent level of English; reading, writing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • the ability to research, access and interpret complex documents
  • numeracy skills

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

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The qualification can take up to 48 months to complete. Contact your local HIA office to find out more information.

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On enrolment HIA will provide students with access to these 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.

Units

The elective units 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.

To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in:

34 nationally recognised units of competency - 27 core units and 7 elective units

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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
*Prerequisites apply to these units of competency, for details see training.gov.au.
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CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation*
CPCCCM3005 Calculate costs of construction work
CPCCCA3012 Frame and fit wet area fixtures*
CPCCCA3014 Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCA3018 Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps*
CPCCCA3027 Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools*
*Prerequisites apply to these units of competency, for details see training.gov.au.
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* Subsidised fees may be available to eligible learners.

Who would do this training?

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

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