CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry


This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and joiner


The qualification has core unit of 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.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Packaging Rules

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

  • 30 units of competency:
  • 22 core units
  • 8 elective units.


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.
Enrolment options

We currently offer this qualification as RPL assessment only with a maximum duration of 3 months. Once you have decided to go ahead with the course return your completed enrolment form and ensure the commencement payment for your course has been made. (Please see the payment form for details).  When this is received at our office (email/fax/post), Building Industry Training will provide you with the necessary documents/learning resources/assessments and the details of your trainer so you can begin your studies.


Fees charges and refunds

Course costs and payment options are attached on the payment form.  Refunds will not be issued to students due to change of mind once the training/assessment process has commenced


Commencement requirements

Individuals undertaking RPL assessments for this qualification will have 4 years’ experience as a minimum in the construction industry.         


Pathways Information

This qualification is just one of the requirements for an individual to obtain a licence with their states regulatory body.  Please consult with your local authority to ensure you are eligible and meet other criteria prior to commencing studies with Building Industry Training. After the completion of this qualification it is recommended that the student undertake an Approved Managerial Course for Trade Contractors or Certificate IV in Building and Construction.


This qualification contains the following units:


CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS   requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCM1012A Work   effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013A Plan and   organise work
CPCCCM1014A Conduct   workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out   measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2010B Work safely   at heights
CPCCCM2001A Read and   interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2002A Carry out   excavation
CPCCCM2007B Use   explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008B Erect and   dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCA2011A Handle   carpentry materials
CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry   tools and equipment
CPCCCO2013A Carry out   concreting to simple forms
CPCCCA3001A Carry out   general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3002A Carry out   setting out
CPCCCA3003A Install   flooring systems
CPCCCA3004A Construct   wall frames
CPCCCA3005B Construct   ceiling frames
CPCCCA3006B Erect roof   trusses
CPCCCA3007C Construct   pitched roofs
CPCCCA3008B Construct   eaves
CPCCCA3023A Carry out   levelling operations
Electives (8   required)
CPCCCM3001C Operate   elevated work platforms
CPCCCA2003A Erect and   dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA3010A Install and   replace windows and doors
CPCCCA3012A Frame and   fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3013A Install   lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads
CPCCCA3015A Assemble   partitions
CPCCCA3016A Construct   timber external stairs
CPCCCA3017B Install   exterior cladding
CPCCCA3018A Construct,   erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
CPCCCA3019A Erect and   dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
CPCCPB3014A Install batt   insulation products
CPCCSF2004A Place and   fix reinforcement materials


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  • Anonymous

    I am interested in performing CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry.

    What are the fees?

    Where is it taught? (face-2-face or online).

    What is the general time frame involved?

    Thank you