Code:
CPC30211
Course Type:
Accredited Course; Apprenticeship
Study Mode:
On Campus, Workplace, Combination
Duration:
4 Years
Starting Date:
Ongoing enrolments
Location:
Bairnsdale Trade Centre, Sale (Fulham), Yallourn
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Course Overview

Do you already know you want to work in the carpentry industry, have employment lined up, but still need the formal qualification? Then get the skills you need with Certificate III in Carpentry (Apprenticeship) to start working in the industry you love.

This course will prepare you for a lifelong career in one of the most sought-after trades in Australia, giving you the exciting opportunity of becoming a registered tradesperson. You’ll learn to work confidently on your own as you master your ability to construct, install, repair and finish residential, commercial and industrial spaces.

This four-year, hands-on course is designed so you work and study at the same time, gaining real-world experience and mentoring to give yourself the best chance of future employment.

You’ll learn to work with a huge range of tools, equipment and materials. You’ll construct frames for walls and ceilings, construct roofs and create the formwork for the world around us. You’ll also have access to some of the brightest minds in the industry who will help you master your craft.

And because we know you’ll want to put your skills into practice as you learn them, that’s why all apprentices attend 10 x three day blocks per year (Year 1, Year 2, Year 3) for the duration of their apprenticeship. These learning days are designed to make sure your skills are where they should be and our teachers will be here to support you through that every step of the way.

What’s even better is that once you finish this course, you’ll be qualified to work in the industry right away. If you do want to take your study further though, you’ll be eligible to study a Certificate IV in Building and Construction. This course will add to your existing skillset, giving you more expertise and increasing your employment opportunities.

Now is the time to get started on an exciting future in the carpentry industry and TAFE is the place to help you succeed.

Please note, students will enter this course via employment and undertake four years of training and work with an employer to gain this qualification.

Times

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8.00am-4.30pm
10 x 3 blocks per year practical tasks and workbooks provided to the student as part of the course materials costs. Students will also access and use Moodle for assessments required and some training can be conducted on site. A minimum of 4 workplace assessment and visits are also conducted throughout each calendar year for each trade apprentice.

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Carpentry (Apprenticeship).

Career Opportunities

Prepare yourself for a lifelong career in one of the most sought-after trades in Australia. Studying a Certificate III in Carpentry will give you the exciting opportunity of becoming a registered tradesperson. You’ll learn to work confidently on your own as you master your ability to construct, install, repair and finish residential, commercial and industrial spaces.

Check off each new ability as you learn to work with a huge range of tools, equipment and varied materials. You’ll construct frames for walls and ceilings, construct roofs and create the formwork for the world around us. You’ll also have access to some of the brightest minds in the industry who will help you master your craft.

This certificate is designed for students who have secured an apprenticeship and plan on working in the industry throughout their studies. After 4 years of training, you will be a highly qualified and skilled professional!

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • To be enrolled into Certificate III in Carpentry each student must have a current employer at the time of enrolment due to this course being for apprentices only.
  • Each apprentice will also be signed by an Apprenticeship Centre of choosing by the employer and have a training contract that states the relationship between the employer, apprentice and RTO. Once the training contract has been released a Apprentice Sign up and Induction is completed within 5 working days and the apprentice commences in class once enrolment has been confirmed.

Recommended entry requirements

  • Students are required to have a  passion for the building industry and are required to be looking for a career as a builder/carpenter.

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information

N/A

Placement

Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course units
CPCCSH3008 Install internal shop walls and fixtures
CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3009B Construct advanced roofs
CPCCCA3019A Erect And Dismantle Formwork To Suspended Slabs, Columns, Beams And Walls
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCJN3004A Manufacture Joinery Components
CPCCJN3003A Manufacture Components For Door And Window Frames And Doors
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
CPCCJN3001A Use Static Machines
CPCCCO2013A Carry Out Concreting To Simple Forms
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCCM2010B Work Safely At Heights
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM1015A Carry Out Measurements And Calculations
CPCCCM1014A Conduct Workplace Communication
CPCCCM1013A Plan And Organise Work
CPCCCM1012A Work Effectively And Sustainably In The Construction Industry
CPCCCA3023A Carry Out Levelling Operations
CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3016A Construct Timber External Stairs
CPCCCA3014A Construct Bulkheads
CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3012A Frame And Fit Wet Area Fixtures
CPCCCA3010A Install And Replace Windows And Doors
CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves
CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3004A Construct Wall Frames
CPCCCA3003A Install Flooring Systems
CPCCCA3002A Carry Out Setting Out
CPCCCA3001A Carry Out General Demolition Of Minor Building Structures
CPCCCA2011A Handle Carpentry Materials
CPCCCA2003A Erect And Dismantle Formwork For Footings And Slabs On Ground
CPCCCA2002B Use Carpentry Tools And Equipment
CPCCCM2002A Carry Out Excavation
CPCCCA3018A Construct, Erect And Dismantle Formwork For Stairs And Ramps

Assessment

  • Practical experiences
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions
  • Problem solving
  • Documents/folio
  • Photographic evidence of workplace participation