CPC30211 - Certificate III in Carpentry


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This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.


Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

•    30 units of competency:

•    22 core units

•     8 elective units.


Core units


CPCCCA2002B - Use carpentry tools and equipment

CPCCCA2011A - Handle carpentry materials

CPCCCA3001A - Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

CPCCCA3002A - Carry out setting out

CPCCCA3023A - Carry out levelling operations

CPCCCM1012A - Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A - Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A - Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A - Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2001A - Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2002A - Carry out excavation

CPCCCM2007B - Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2008B - Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2010B - Work safely at heights

CPCCCO2013A - Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry


Construction and erection of frames, trusses, eaves and roofs field of work


CPCCCA3003A - Install flooring systems

CPCCCA3004A - Construct wall frames

CPCCCA3005B - Construct ceiling frames

CPCCCA3006B - Erect roof trusses

CPCCCA3007C - Construct pitched roofs

CPCCCA3008B - Construct eaves


Elective units


Installation field of work


CPCCCA3010A - Install and replace windows and doors

CPCCCA3012A - Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCA3013A - Install lining, panelling and moulding

CPCCCA3016A - Construct timber external stairs



Formwork construction field of work


CPCCCA3018A - Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

CPCCCA3019A - Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls

CPCCCA3020A - Erect and dismantle jump form formwork

CPCCCA3021A - Erect and dismantle slip form formwork


General electives


BSBSMB301A - Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB406A - Manage small business finances

CPCCCA2003A - Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCCA3009B - Construct advanced roofs

CPCCCA3011A - Refurbish timber sashes to window frames

CPCCCA3014A - Construct bulkheads

CPCCCA3015A - Assemble partitions

CPCCCA3017B - Install exterior cladding

CPCCCA3022A - Install curtain walling

CPCCCM3001C - Operate elevated work platforms

CPCCSF2003A - Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment

CPCCSF2004A - Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCWC3003A - Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems

RIICCM210A - Install trench support

RIIOHS202A - Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWMG203A - Drain and dewater civil construction site


Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable