CPC32011 – Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery
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There are no formal pre-requisites for this program; however appropriate experience in the building and construction industry as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards is required.

Assessment via interview and portfolio of evidence is available to participants with relevant workplace experience within building and construction environments.

Course Duration:

Candidate must ensure required worksite, Construction Waterproofing tools, equipment, materials available for your RPL assessment

Career Opportunities:

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  • Certificate IV of Building & Construction (Building)
  • Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)
  • Diploma of Building & Construction (Management)
  • Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction Management

Course Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in bricklaying / blocklaying for residential and commercial construction work. The qualification has compulsory requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.


Participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:

  • Self-assessment
  • Third-party assessment
  • Competency conversation
  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence

Core Units of Competency

To obtain this Nationally recognised qualification you must complete the following core units:

CPCCCA2002B – Use carpentry tools and equipment

CPCCCA2011A – Handle carpentry materials

CPCCCA3001A – Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

CPCCCA3002A – Carry out setting out

CPCCCA3023A – Carry out levelling operations

CPCCCM1012A – Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A – Plan and organise work

CPCCCM1014A – Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A – Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCM2001A – Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM2002A – Carry out excavation

CPCCCM2007B – Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2008B – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2010B – Work safely at heights

CPCCCO2013A – Carry out concreting to simple forms

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

Formwork construction field of work

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

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

CPCCCA3019A – Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls

Elective Units of Competency

Elective units for this course are as follows:

BSBSMB301 – Investigate micro business opportunities

BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances

CPCCCA3014A – Construct bulkheads

CPCCCA3015A – Assemble partitions

CPCCCA3016A – Construct timber external stairs

CPCCCA3020A – Erect and dismantle jump form formwork

CPCCCA3021A – Erect and dismantle slip form formwork

CPCCCA3022A – Install curtain walling

CPCCCM3001C – Operate elevated work platforms

CPCCSF2003A – Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment

CPCCSF2004A – Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCWC3003A – Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems

RIICCM210D – Install trench support

RIIWHS202D – Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWMG203D – Drain and dewater civil construction site


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