The Gordon

Certificate III in Carpentry

CPC30211

East Geelong

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 The Gordon

  • $2,164*

    + $1,125 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In workplace

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Part time (3 years)

  • East Geelong

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

  • $5,850*

    + $1,125 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In workplace

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Part time (3 years)

  • East Geelong

    • Anytime

    • Part time (3 years)

    • In class

    In class Part time (3 years)

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
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
Hands-on projects, Workplace tasks, Written assignments, Industry placement, Team projects
Work Placement
Check with Provider

Course Overview

Are you looking to start a carpentry apprenticeship? This is the course for you.

This is a trade-level qualification designed for apprentices. It provides you with the skills, knowledge and experience to work as a qualified carpenter in domestic and commercial construction.

A carpentry apprenticeship provides you with the relevant skills and experience required to work on a building site in the areas of carpentry, formwork, framework and fixing out.

The course has been designed by industry bodies and reflects the skills required by carpenters in today's building industry. Your training is made up of approximately 40% theory and 60% practical work, with assessments linked to each unit.

  • Carpenter
  • Roof tiler (ANZSCO 333311)

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Carpentry with The Gordon, 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.

  • Investigate micro business opportunities
    BSBSMB301A

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

  • Install flooring systems
    CPCCCA3003A

  • Construct wall frames
    CPCCCA3004A

  • Construct ceiling frames
    CPCCCA3005B

  • Erect roof trusses
    CPCCCA3006B

  • Construct pitched roofs
    CPCCCA3007C

  • Construct eaves
    CPCCCA3008B

  • Install and replace windows and doors
    CPCCCA3010A

  • Frame and fit wet area fixtures
    CPCCCA3012A

  • Install lining, panelling and moulding
    CPCCCA3013A

  • Construct timber external stairs
    CPCCCA3016A

  • Install exterior cladding
    CPCCCA3017B

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

Course Provider

The Gordon is an icon in Geelong and has solid strategies, priorities and directions to continue its proud tradition and history of great success. In 2010 The Gordon was awarded the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.

Registered
1996
Courses
278
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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