Certificate III in Carpentry

Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30220

CRICOS Course Code: 108753F

Duration 92 weeks

Entry requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or over
  • Completed year 12(HSC or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5.5 IELTS Score Internationally recognized exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations


The qualification has the competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.


On successfully completing this course, graduates will receive the nationally recognised

CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry


Face to face classroom, Practical training and assessment in DIC’s Building Barn


On successful completion of the course candidates can seek employment as

Carpenter or

Carpenter and Joiner

For overseas students on an Australian student visa, DIC has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.


Students exiting this qualification may choose to progress with further studies by undertaking one


CPC50220 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)



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


ELECTIVE  A              

CPCCCA3012 – Frame and fit wet area fixtures   

CPCCCA3014 – Construct and install bulkheads   

CPCCCA3027 – Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools           

CPCCCM2002 – Carry out hand excavation           

CPCCCM3001 – Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres



CPCCCM3005 – Calculate costs of construction work        

CPCCCM1013 – Plan and organise work 


This program will be delivered over a period of 92 weeks 20 hours per week by 72 teaching weeks and 20 weeks of holidays.


Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by the Administration within two (2) weeks of the commencement.

Study Mode

Face to face classroom, Practical training and assessment is completed in Workshop.

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include the following:

  • Observations
  • Case study
  • Projects
  • Assignments
  • Presentations
  • Role play
  • Quiz
  • Supervised assessment
  • Practical observation


On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry students who successfully completes only one or more units of competency within this Qualification will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Pathways from the qualification

Study Pathways

After achieving the CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry

candidates may choose to undertake CPC50220 Diploma of building and Construction (Building)

or other relevant qualifications.

Employment Pathways

The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:

Carpenter or

Carpenter and Joiner

Course Fee

Tuition fee: – $20,000

Application fee: – $500 (Non-Refundable)

Resources: – $200 (Text books)

Student Kit: – $500 (Uniform Kit)

  • Eye protection – for example, spectacles/goggles, shields, visors
  • Hearing protection – for example, ear muffs and plugs
  • Hand protection – for example, gloves and barrier creams
  • Foot protection – for example, shoes/boots
  • Head protection – for example, helmets, caps, hoods, hats

Total course cost: – $ 21,200

Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately

Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately

2023 Application Form

Student Information Booklet

Total number of Students in this course : 4

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