Certificate III in Carpentry

Do you love to build and create? Do you love the smell of fresh sawdust and the satisfaction of building for the future?
Ballarat - SMB
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - SMB
Semester 1
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Semester 2
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Other intakes
Ongoing enrolments after sign up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN)
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Length
4 Years
Qualification Code
CPC30211

Become a master tradesperson, who specialises in carpentry. You'll become a pro at building external staircases, constructing wall frames and installing windows and doors. And chances are your trade will be in high demand, with the Department of Employment estimating there to be more than 50,000 job openings for carpenters and joiners over the next five years. Let us guide you through your apprenticeship, with our teachers who know what it's like starting out in the industry, having been apprentices themselves.

  • Qualified tradesperson
  • Site supervisor
  • Subcontractor

In addition, you have the opportunity to continue further studies in specific fields such as building inspection, builder registration, architectural drafting and other building-related areas.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

USE CARPENTRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
CPCCCA2002B
HANDLE CARPENTRY MATERIALS
CPCCCA2011A
CARRY OUT GENERAL DEMOLITION OF MINOR BUILDING STRUCTURES
CPCCCA3001A
CARRY OUT SETTING OUT
CPCCCA3002A
INSTALL FLOORING SYSTEMS
CPCCCA3003A
CONSTRUCT WALL FRAMES
CPCCCA3004A
CONSTRUCT CEILING FRAMES
CPCCCA3005B
ERECT ROOF TRUSSES
CPCCCA3006B
CONSTRUCT PITCHED ROOFS
CPCCCA3007C
CONSTRUCT EAVES
CPCCCA3008B
CARRY OUT LEVELLING OPERATIONS
CPCCCA3023A
WORK EFFECTIVELY AND SUSTAINABLY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCCM1012A
PLAN AND ORGANISE WORK
CPCCCM1013A
CONDUCT WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION
CPCCCM1014A
CARRY OUT MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS
CPCCCM1015A
READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
CPCCCM2001A
CARRY OUT EXCAVATION
CPCCCM2002A
USE EXPLOSIVE POWER TOOLS
CPCCCM2007B
ERECT AND DISMANTLE RESTRICTED HEIGHT SCAFFOLDING
CPCCCM2008A
ERECT AND DISMANTLE RESTRICTED HEIGHT SCAFFOLDING
CPCCCM2008B
WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS
CPCCCM2010A
WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS
CPCCCM2010B
CARRY OUT LEVELLING OPERATIONS
CPCCCM3006
CARRY OUT CONCRETING TO SIMPLE FORMS
CPCCCO2013A
APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCOHS2001A
INVESTIGATE MICRO BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
BSBSMB301
MANAGE SMALL BUSINESS FINANCES
BSBSMB406
ERECT AND DISMANTLE FORMWORK FOR FOOTINGS AND SLABS ON GROUND
CPCCCA2003A
CONSTRUCT ADVANCED ROOFS
CPCCCA3009B
INSTALL AND REPLACE WINDOWS AND DOORS
CPCCCA3010A
REFURBISH TIMBER SASHES TO WINDOW FRAMES
CPCCCA3011A
FRAME AND FIT WET AREA FIXTURES
CPCCCA3012A
INSTALL LINING, PANELLING AND MOULDING
CPCCCA3013A
CONSTRUCT BULKHEADS
CPCCCA3014A
ASSEMBLE PARTITIONS
CPCCCA3015A
CONSTRUCT TIMBER EXTERNAL STAIRS
CPCCCA3016A
INSTALL EXTERIOR CLADDING
CPCCCA3017B
CONSTRUCT, ERECT AND DISMANTLE FORMWORK FOR STAIRS AND RAMPS
CPCCCA3018A
ERECT AND DISMANTLE FORMWORK TO SUSPENDED SLABS, COLUMNS, BEAMS AND WALLS
CPCCCA3019A
ERECT AND DISMANTLE JUMP FORM FORMWORK
CPCCCA3020A
ERECT AND DISMANTLE SLIP FORM FORMWORK
CPCCCA3021A
INSTALL CURTAIN WALLING
CPCCCA3022A
OPERATE ELEVATED WORK PLATFORMS
CPCCCM3001C
LICENCE TO ERECT, ALTER AND DISMANTLE SCAFFOLDING BASIC LEVEL
CPCCLSF2001A
WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCOHS1001A
PREPARE SURFACES FOR PAINTING
CPCCPD3021A
CUT AND BEND MATERIALS USING OXY-LPG EQUIPMENT
CPCCSF2003A
PLACE AND FIX REINFORCEMENT MATERIALS
CPCCSF2004A
INSTALL DRY WALL PASSIVE FIRE-RATED SYSTEMS
CPCCWC3003A
PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCWHS1001
INSTALL TRENCH SUPPORT
RIICCM210D
ENTER AND WORK IN CONFINED SPACES
RIIWHS202D
DRAIN AND DEWATER CIVIL CONSTRUCTION SITE
RIIWMG203D

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HXN

National course code: CPC30211

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Satisfactory completion of Year 10 or equivalent or mature ageentry. The applicant must be employed as an apprentice and have entered a training agreement.

 

3 days per week during on-campus blocks

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

Other study costs

Students must supply their own khaki overalls and steel cap workboots.

Apprentices are required to purchase trade specific hand tools when commencing their apprenticeship. You should budget up to $500.00 for these. These tools will be required during on-campus study.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Students can complete the Certificate II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship (22338VIC) to enhance their prospects in seeking employment as a carpentry apprentice.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

School department

Federation TAFE