Chisholm Institute

Certificate III in Carpentry

CPC30211

Berwick, Dandenong, Frankston, Mornington Peninsula

This entry level certificate prepares apprentices with basic carpentry skills and knowledge, from formwork through to erecting, installing or repairing wooden structures and fixtures.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Carpentry with Chisholm Institute

  • $3,627*

    + $355 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In workplace

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Part time (3 years)

  • Berwick

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

  • Dandenong

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

  • Frankston

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

  • $18,018*

    + $355 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In workplace

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Part time (3 years)

  • Berwick

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

  • Dandenong

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

  • Frankston

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

  • Mornington Peninsula

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, Relevant employment

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

Take your carpentry skills to the next level and set yourself up for employment in this field

If you’ve secured an apprenticeship in the building and construction industry and would like a formal qualification in carpentry, this course is for you. Once you’ve completed the Certificate III in Carpentry, you’ll have the skills and confidence to work on a broad range of building jobs.

During the course, you'll learn about the construction of wall frames, eaves, pitched roofs and ceiling frames; measurements and calculations; excavation; scaffolding and working safely at heights; setting out; safe handling of carpentry tools and materials; levelling; concreting formwork; excavation; demolition; installation of flooring systems; workplace safety; and interpretation of plans and specifications.

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Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Carpentry with Chisholm Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 30 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

16 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Use carpentry tools and equipment
    CPCCCA2002B

  • Handle carpentry materials
    CPCCCA2011A

  • Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
    CPCCCA3001A

  • Carry out setting out
    CPCCCA3002A

  • 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
    CPCCCM2008B

  • Work safely at heights
    CPCCCM2010B

  • Carry out concreting to simple forms
    CPCCCO2013A

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

Elective Units

14 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Elective Units for this course and provider may be changing. Check with provider before enrolling.

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
525
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions