Do you enjoy working with your hands? Do you get a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction by being able to build things? Then our carpentry course is right for you!
Salford College delivers a hands-on, high-quality, practical course of CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry that provides participants with all the skills required to become qualified tradesperson in Australia and overseas. Students will learn and practice the skills necessary to work as a carpenter in the real world. Students will also learn about the safety and business dimensions of working in this exciting industry.
In this course, students will work with trade tools and learn the skills to build, install, finish and repair structures and fixtures for domestic and commercial developments. Students will learn to interpret plans, calculate pitches and slopes and understand the safety requirements of building sites.
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
This course is conducted with a blended learning model that includes face-to-face learning in classrooms and in simulated workshops. Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practical based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
The Work Experience or Industry Placement component of the qualification is delivered from term 3 till term 8 for over 6 hours each week for up to 60 hours per term to meet the 360 hours of the work experience requirement. Work experience assists students in gaining the technical skills needed to work in commercial carpentry, residential carpentry, or formwork.
Age – 18+
English – IELTS 5.5 or equivalent in TOEFL, PTE, OET. Or /And Meet the Literacy, Language, Numeracy (LLN) test organised by Salford college
Academic – At least Year 12 Equivalent to Australian standards or/and Certificate level qualification from Australia or/and Life experiences and background of relevant work (to be supported by resume and interview and referrals)
1. Certificate level qualification from Australia or/and Life experiences and background of relevant work (to be supported by resume and interview and referrals)
2. All students need to fulfil the GTE (genuine temporary entrant) requirements listed on DHA website and Salford College website
3. All LLN testing is done via skype or face to face interview with College Authorities or an authorised Agent of the College
Students may enter CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification.
Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range of building and construction qualifications like Certificate IV in Building and Construction or higher.
Career opportunities, include:
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Do you already have existing skills and knowledge and don’t need additional training? Have you done previous training?
Please contact our office if you would like to undertake Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or apply for credit transfer. RPL/Credit transfer may reduce your course duration and fees
There are 34 units in this qualification out of which 27 are core units and 7 are elective units. The Salford College Industry Advisory Panel has recommended the elective units which are most suitable for the workplace.
An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met.
|Unit Code||Unit Name||Hours||Core/Elective|
|CPCCWHS2001||Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry||40||Core|
|CPCWHS3001||Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies||40||Core|
|CPCCOM1012||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry||40||Core|
|CPCCOM1014||Conduct workplace communication||40||Core|
|CPCCOM1015||Carry out measurements and calculations||40||Core|
|CPCCCA3025||Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work||60||Core|
|CPCCCA2011||Handle carpentry materials||60||Core|
|CPCCCA2002||Use carpentry tools and equipment||40||Core|
|CPCCOM3001||Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements||40||Core|
|CPCCCA3001*||Carry our general demolation of minor building structures||60||Core|
|CPCCCM2006||Apply basic levelling procedures||40||Core|
|CPCCCO2013||Carry out concreting to simple forms||60||Core|
|CPCCOM3006||Carry out levelling operations||40||Core|
|CPCCCA3002||Carry out setting out||40||Core|
|CPCCCA3003||Install flooring systems||60||Core|
|CPCCCA3004||Construct and erect wall frames||40||Core|
|CPCCCA3005||Construct ceiling frames||40||Core|
|CPCCCA3006||Erect roof trusses||60||Core|
|CPCCCA3007||Construct pitched roofs||60||Core|
|CPCCCA3010||Install windows and doors||40||Core|
|CPCCCM2008||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding||60||Core|
|CPCCCA3017||Install exterior cladding||40||Core|
|CPCCCA3016||Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs||40||Core|
|CPCCCA3024||Install lining, panelling and moulding||60||Core|
|CPCCCA3028||Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground||80||Core|
|CPCCCM2012||Work safely at heights||40||Core|
|CPCCCM1013||Plan and organise work||40||Elective|
|CPCCCM3005||Calculate costs of construction work||20||Elective|
|CPCCCM2002||Carry out hand excavation||40||Elective|
|CPCCSF2004||Place and fix reinforcement materials||60||Elective|
|CPCCJN3003||Manufacture components for doors, windows and frames||60||Elective|
|CPCCCA3014||Construct and install bulkheads||40||Elective|
|CPCCCA3012||Frame and fit wet area fixtures||40||Elective|
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