CPC30220 – Certificate III in Carpentry


CPC30220 – Certificate III in Carpentry

Course Description

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

Occupational titles may include:

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and joiner.

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.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Carpenter – Commercial
  • Carpenter – Formwork
  • Carpenter – Residential
Delivery Mode

This program is delivered in the classroom and simulated workshop. Practical face-to-face training is provided in a simulated workshop.

Valley International College Entry Requirements
  • Valley International College has the following entry requirements: International students must:
    • Be at least 18 years of age before the commencement of the course.
    • Have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
    • Have an IELTS* score of 6.0 (test results must be no more than 2 years old). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
      • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; 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.

    *Note that other English language tests, such as PTE (score 50) or Cambridge Advanced (score 169), can be accepted.  Students are required to provide their results so that it can be confirmed they are equivalent to IELTS 6.0.

    *Other English proficiency documentation or test reports will be reviewed as per the Australian Government Department of Human Affairs https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/help-support/meeting-our-requirements/english-language/functional-english/

Course Duration

This qualification will be delivered over 104 weeks, including 80 weeks of training and assessment and 24 weeks of holidays.

Course Structure

Core Units 

  • 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


  • CPCCCA3012* Frame and fit wet area fixtures
  • CPCCCA3014* Construct and install bulkheads
  • CPCCCM2002* Carry out hand excavation
  • CPCCCA3018* Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
  • CPCCSF2004* Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
  • CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
Course Fee

Tuition Fee : $23,000
Resource Fee : $2,000
Enrolment Fee : $500 (Non-refundable)
Total Fee : $25,500

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Career Outcomes

Possible job outcomes:

  • Carpenter – Commercial
  • Carpenter – Formwork
  • Carpenter – Residential
Course available at following campuses
  • Brisbane
  • Gold Coast

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