Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

CPC32011 Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Course Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry and joinery, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

The qualification has compulsory requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as two specialist fields of work.

 

Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this program; however appropriate experience in the building and construction industry as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards is required.

Assessment via interview and portfolio of evidence is available to participants with relevant workplace experience within building and construction environments.

Duration

There is no set duration.  Duration is dependent on applicant knowledge, skills and experience levels.

Assessment

Participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:

  • Self-assessment
  • Third-party assessment
  • Competency conversation
  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence.

Pathway

  • The pathway is:
    • Certificate IV of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
    • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction Management

Student Information

Refer to the student handbook for details, inclusive of course information, student obligations, and services provided.

Career Opportunities

Carpenter and Joiner

Learning Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake a range of Certificate IV or Diploma level qualifications within the CPC08 Training Package.

Mode of Delivery

Recognition of Prior Learning

Click here to learn more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Units of Competency

Core units
 

CPCCCA2002B

Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors
CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Construction and erection of frames, trusses, eaves and roofs field of work
CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames
CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves
Joinery – machining and component manufacture and assembly field of work
CPCCJN3001A Use static machines
CPCCJN3003A Manufacture components for door and window frames and doors
CPCCJN3004A Manufacture joinery components
Elective units
Carpentry installation field of work
CPCCCA3012A Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs
Joinery – stairs field of work
CPCCJN3002A Use computer-controlled machinery
CPCCJS3002A Manufacture stair components for straight flighted stairs
CPCCJS3003A Assemble and install stairs
CPCCJS3004A Manufacture and install continuous handrailing and special stair components
CPCCJS3006A Construct fabricated stairs
CPCCJS3011A Design and set out stairs
General electives
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
CPCCCA3009B Construct advanced roofs
CPCCCA3011A Refurbish timber sashes to window frames
CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads
CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions
CPCCCA3022A Install curtain walling
CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCSF2003A Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCSH2003A Apply and install sealant and sealant devices
CPCCSH3001A Set out and assemble cabinets, showcases, wall units, counters and workstations
CPCCWC3003A Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
RIICCM210D Install trench support
RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site

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