CPC30220 – Certificate III in Carpentry

105 weeks


RTO Code : 40298

Cricos Course Code : 107163C

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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 qualification will be delivered over 105 weeks, including break. Study mode Industry Placement 360 Hours.

Study Mode and Assessment Methods

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.

360 Hours of Work Placement

Entry Requirements

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Tuition Fee – $33500

Non – Tuition Fee comes to $2500 and the details are given below:

Application Fee – $350

Material Fee – $2150

Estimated Total Fee – $36000

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Note :

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:

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and joiner

Click here for more information about pathways with Universities

Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer

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

Course Structure

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 CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industryCore
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategiesCore
CPCCOM1012Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industryCore
CPCCOM1014Conduct workplace communicationCore
CPCCOM1015Carry out measurements and calculationsCore
CPCCCA3025Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry workCore
CPCCCA2011Handle carpentry materialsCore
CPCCCA2002Use carpentry tools and equipmentCore
CPCCOM3001Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirementsCore
CPCCCA3001*Carry our general demolation of minor building structuresCore
CPCCCM2006Apply basic levelling proceduresCore
CPCCCO2013Carry out concreting to simple formsCore
CPCCOM3006Carry out levelling operationsCore
CPCCCA3002Carry out setting outCore
CPCCCA3003Install flooring systemsCore
CPCCCA3004Construct and erect wall framesCore
CPCCCA3005Construct ceiling framesCore
CPCCCA3006Erect roof trussesCore
CPCCCA3007Construct pitched roofsCore
CPCCCA3008Construct eavesCore
CPCCCA3010Install windows and doorsCore
CPCCCM2008Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffoldingCore
CPCCCA3017Install exterior claddingCore
CPCCCA3016Construct, assemble and install timber external stairsCore
CPCCCA3024Install lining, panelling and mouldingCore
CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on groundCore
CPCCCM2012Work safely at heightsCore
CPCCCM1013Plan and organise workElective
CPCCCM3005Calculate costs of construction workElective
CPCCCM2002Carry out hand excavationElective
CPCCSF2004Place and fix reinforcement materialsElective
CPCCCA3014Construct and install bulkheadsElective
CPCCCA3012Frame and fit wet area fixturesElective
CPCCCA3019Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and wallsElective

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