Course Code – CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry
This is the course that carpentry apprentices undertake as part of a carpentry apprenticeship.
This course was updated and released on 21 May 2021
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
State and territory jurisdictions may have different licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:
- 34 units of competency:
- 27 core units
- 7 electives
- a minimum of five units must be selected from Group A
- the remaining can be selected from Group A or Group B
- a maximum of two units can be selected from any group or current training package, as long as it contributes to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and maintains the AQF level of this qualification.
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