CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry

CRICOS CODE: 104869D

Step Into Training Services (SITS) offers the CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry to students from all around the world. This nationally recognised course empowers students to take advantage of opportunities in today’s job market. Featuring updated courses and learning environments with modern and extensive training facilities, SITS offers this qualification with a strong emphasis on the practical skills required within the construction industry. This enables you to get hands-on experience and master industry-based woodwork skills. Quality training imparted by our experienced and professional trainers at SITS will enable you to learn the fundamentals of Carpentry, remodelling, restoration, construction, equipment, and a lot more. Our curriculum is a blend of both theoretical classes and practical sessions that will help you become an adept carpenter in many aspects of the carpentry industry. This is a trade qualification for carpenters and covers work in residential and commercial workplaces.


Occupational titles may include:

  • Carpenter - Commercial
  • Carpenter - Formwork
  • Carpenter - Residential

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

After achieving CP30220 – Certificate III in Carpentry

  • CPC31920 Certificate III in Joinery or CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry.
  • CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
    CPC41120 Certificate IV in Building Project Support
  • CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
    CPC50320 Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • CPC60220 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management).

Please note that SITS does not delivery all the mentioned qualifications.

Employment Opportunities

Career opportunities may include:

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and Joiner

Qualification Package Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

SITS has its own following admission requirement

Pre-training Review:

SITS’s policies seek to remove barriers within the learning and assessment processes, and to place individuals with specific needs into an appropriate course.
SITS is responsible for obtaining enrolment details in full (as outlined on the Enrolment Application Form) and to ensure that information pertaining to individual learning requirements is provided to participants prior to enrolment. A Pre-Training Review will be done during the application process in accordance with the applicant’s provided information. This review relates to each learner’s previous education, training and work experience. This review is conducted to determine if there is a need to recognise existing competencies through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and / or Credit for prior studies.

Recognition of Prior Learning or Credit Transfer approval will shorten the length of the course. Please refer to Pre-Training Review Policy and Procedure.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Test (LLN Test):

Applicants will need to undertake LLN test and demonstrate the required ACSF level for this qualification to gain entry into this qualification. It will be conducted at the same time as the pre-training review.

If the applicant cannot complete the LLN test satisfactorily, they will be provided with support, (within the scope of SITS). If the support required for the applicant does not fall within the scope of SITS, the applicant will be asked to take further Language, literacy and numeracy training e.g. English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Learners (ELICOS) programs with some other institute at additional cost. SITS will not charge any referral fees.

SITS Admission requirements

  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.
  • IELTS band 5.5 or equivalent. Applicant does not need to provide evidence of an English test score with application if one of the following applies:
    • o Applicant is a citizen and holds a passport from UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland
    • Applicant is enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course
    • Applicant has completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland
    • in the 2 years before applying for the student visa, Applicant completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while they held a student visa.
  • Entry into this course requires the successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent.
  • All learners will be required to demonstrate the required LLN (Language, Literacy, Numeracy) level to gain entry into the course. The following ACSF level is required to gain entry into the course. If addition support is required, then we can help you. For additional information, go to the Student Handbook on our website.
Material Fees: Tuition Fees: Enrolment Fees: Total Fees:
$700 $25000 $300 $26000

Total number of units: 34

27 Core Units 7 Elective Units
Unit Code Unit Name
CPCCCA2002* Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA2011* Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3001* Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3002* Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3003* Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004* Construct and erect wall frames
CPCCCA3005* Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3006* Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3007* Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3008* Construct eaves
CPCCCA3010* Install windows and doors
CPCCCA3016* Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
CPCCCA3017* Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3024* Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3025* Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
CPCCCA3028* Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012* Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013* Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM3001 Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
CPCCOM3006 Carry out levelling operations
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCWHS3001 Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
CPCCCA3009* Construct advanced roofs
CPCCCA3014* Construct and install bulkheads
CPCCCM2002* Carry out hand excavation
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCSF2004* Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCCA3011* Refurbish timber sashes to window frames
CPCCCA3027* Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools
  • Duration : 104 weeks
  • Total Fees : $26000
  • Mode of Delivery :
    Face to Face
  • Campus :Salisbury

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