CPC30220 – Certificate III in Carpentry


CPC30220 – Certificate III in Carpentry

Course Description

This is a trade qualification for carpenters in residential and commercial workplaces. It includes setting out, manufacturing, constructing, assembling, installing and repairing products made using timber and non-timber materials.

Mode of Delivery

The course is delivered face-to-face in a classroom, online structured training and incorporates a simulated workplace environment and access to fully equipped training facilities at our campus. Flexible delivery is utilised at Valley International College. The various manners in which training and assessments are delivered cater to wider group of students. All units are delivered as stand-alone units’ delivery.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
However, Valley international College’s selection criteria is as follows:

  • Must be over the age of 18 or turning 18 years of age prior to commencement of their study
  • Must have their own laptop and appropriate software.
  • Must have completed at least the equivalent of Year 12 or higher.
  • Either a minimum IELTS* (Academic) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course.
  • Valley International College will also accept equivalent test results from the following specified English Language tests – TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic and Cambridge English Advanced (CAE).
  • English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
    • Evidence that they have studied in English for at least five years in Australia. Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or the United States.
    • OR
    • Evidence that, within two years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia a foundation course or a senior secondary certificate of education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher-level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework.
    • OR
    • Pre-entry Oxford Placement Test of result no less than B2 with no category lower than B1.

Please Note: All the students commencing this course are required to complete Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN) on the orientation day to assist Valley International College to identify student’s needs for additional support during their study with Valley International College.

Career Outcome

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include

  • Carpenter – Commercial
  • Carpenter – Formwork
  • Carpenter – Residential
Course Structure


  • 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


  • CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • CPCCCA3012* Frame and fit wet area fixtures
  • CPCCCM2002* Carry out hand excavation
  • CPCCCM3001 Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
  • CPCCSF2004* Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • CPCCWC3004* Install suspended ceilings
  • CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work

Tuition Fee : $24,000
Resource Fee : $2000
Enrolment Fee : $500 (Non-refundable)
Total Fee : $26500

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Course Duration

94 Weeks (Including Holidays)

  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast

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