CPC30318 - Certificate III in Concreting



We are Austraila's Trade Skills Recognition Specialist. If you have experience working as a Concretor, Concrete Finisher or Concreting Labourer then you may be eligible for a qualification. 

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This qualification is designed to meet the needs of concreters working in concreting operations on residential, commercial and industrial projects. 


Packaging Rules

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

  • 20 units of competency:

  • 14 core units

  • 6 elective units.


The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:

  • a minimum of 3 elective units are to be specialist concreting units (coded ‘CO’) from the elective units listed below

  • the remaining elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below or any Certificate III or Certificate IV qualifications in CPC08 or another current Training Package or accredited course.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.


Core units


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

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

CPCCCM2006B - Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCCO2021A - Handle concreting materials

CPCCCO2022A - Use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment

CPCCCO3041A - Place concrete

CPCCCO3042A - Finish concrete

CPCCCO3043A - Cure concrete

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

CPCCSF2004A - Place and fix reinforcement materials


Elective units


CPCCCA3001A - Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

CPCCCM1016A - Identify requirements for safe tilt-up work

CPCCCM2007B - Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2008B - Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCO3035A - Assess and specify concrete supply requirements

CPCCCO3036A - Plan concrete work and brief team

CPCCCO3044A - Carry out decorative finishes to concrete

CPCCCO3046A - Repair and rectify concrete

CPCCCO3047A - Cut and core concrete

CPCCCO3048A - Construct tilt panels on site

CPCCCO3049A - Apply and finish sprayed concrete

CPCCCO3050A - Carry out high performance concreting

CPCCCO3051A - Conduct off-form vertical concrete operations

CPCCCO3052A - Conduct concrete boom delivery operations

CPCCCO3053A - Slump test concrete

CPCCCO3054A - Operate concrete agitator trucks

CPCCCO3055A - Install topping slabs

CPCCLBM3001A - Licence to operate a concrete placing boom

CPCCSF2003A - Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment

CPCCSF3001A - Apply reinforcement schedule


Licensing/Regulatory Information

This is a licensed occupation. Check with relevant state and territory licensing and regulatory authorities. State and territory jurisdictions may have different regulatory requirements.