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CPC30211 - Certificate III in Carpentry

Overview

At a glance

Provides carpentry apprentices with the skills and knowledge to work in the carpentry trade. Competencies include planning and organising work, constructing wall frames, using carpentry tools and equipment, carry out leveling operations and roof framing. Topics covered include occupational health and safety, reading and interpreting plans, measurements and calculations, shaping materials and assembling components with hand and power tools, setting out buildings and footings on-site using a variety of leveling devices such as lasers, constructing timber pitching roof frames, installing sub-floor framing, timber/sheet flooring and door frames. Elective choices may lead to specific occupations within the industry sector.

Study Mode On-campus
Units/Credits 30 units
Availability Gladstone, City; Mackay, Ooralea; Rockhampton, City On-campus
Duration
Intake Dates
Full course cost$15750.00

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date. 2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed. 3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

Occupational outcome of Carpenter.

Entry Requirements

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Units

Rockhampton

Core units

  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry(CPCCOHS2001A)
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms(CPCCCO2013A)
  • Work safely at heights(CPCCCM2010B)
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding(CPCCCM2008B)
  • Use explosive power tools(CPCCCM2007B)
  • Carry out excavation(CPCCCM2002A)
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications(CPCCCM2001A)
  • Carry out measurements and calculations(CPCCCM1015A)
  • Conduct workplace communication(CPCCCM1014A)
  • Plan and organise work(CPCCCM1013A)
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry(CPCCCM1012A)
  • Carry out levelling operations(CPCCCA3023A)
  • Construct eaves(CPCCCA3008B)
  • Construct pitched roofs(CPCCCA3007C)
  • Erect roof trusses(CPCCCA3006B)
  • Construct ceiling frames(CPCCCA3005B)
  • Construct wall frames(CPCCCA3004A)
  • Install flooring systems(CPCCCA3003A)
  • Carry out setting out(CPCCCA3002A)
  • Carry out general demolition of minor building structures(CPCCCA3001A)
  • Use carpentry tools and equipment(CPCCCA2002B)
  • Handle carpentry materials(CPCCCA2011A)

Elective units

  • Install exterior cladding(CPCCCA3017B)
  • Perform routine gas metal arc welding(MEM05050B)
  • Construct timber external stairs(CPCCCA3016A)
  • Construct bulkheads(CPCCCA3014A)
  • Install lining, panelling and moulding(CPCCCA3013A)
  • Frame and fit wet area fixtures(CPCCCA3012A)
  • Install and replace windows and doors(CPCCCA3010A)
  • Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground(CPCCCA2003A)
Mackay

Core units

  • Construct eaves(CPCCCA3008B)
  • Construct pitched roofs(CPCCCA3007A)
  • Erect roof trusses(CPCCCA3006B)
  • Construct ceiling frames(CPCCCA3005B)
  • Construct wall frames(CPCCCA3004A)
  • Install flooring systems(CPCCCA3003A)
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry(CPCCOHS2001A)
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms(CPCCCO2013A)
  • Work safely at heights(CPCCCM2010B)
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding(CPCCCM2008B)
  • Use explosive power tools(CPCCCM2007B)
  • Carry out excavation(CPCCCM2002A)
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications(CPCCCM2001A)
  • Conduct workplace communication(CPCCCM1014A)
  • Plan and organise work(CPCCCM1013A)
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry(CPCCCM1012A)
  • Carry out levelling operations(CPCCCA3023A)
  • Carry out setting out(CPCCCA3002A)
  • Handle carpentry materials(CPCCCA2011A)
  • Carry out general demolition of minor building structures(CPCCCA3001A)
  • Use carpentry tools and equipment(CPCCCA2002B)

Elective units

  • Operate elevate work platforms up to 11m(CPCCCM3001)
  • Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls(CPCCCA3019A)
  • Install exterior cladding(CPCCCA3017A)
  • Construct timber external stairs(CPCCCA3016A)
  • Install lining, panelling and moulding(CPCCCA3013A)
  • Frame and fit wet area fixtures(CPCCCA3012A)
  • Install and replace windows and doors(CPCCCA3010A)
  • Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground(CPCCCA2003A)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

Apprenticeship Training

This course is for apprentices only.

Timing

Duration and Dates

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $15750.00

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

How do I secure an apprenticeship or traineeship?

Traineeships and apprenticeships need to be secured with an employer before you can start your study. Your employer will then work with CQUniversity to pull together the training program that is right for you. If you would like to become an apprentice or trainee, visit the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships website and follow the steps to become an apprentice.

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with course developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

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Key dates

20 SEP
Online Chat Session
28 SEP
On Time Applications to QTAC, UAC, VTAC, SATAC,
11 OCT
Online Chat
11 OCT
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