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Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30211

Overview

This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.
This qualification meets the requirements of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Integrated Framework Training Package (CPC08)

Qualification: Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30211
Program No: C3-BE37
Campus: CIT Bruce 
Duration: 6 semesters part-time (10 blocks each year, with a block being 3 days every 3 weeks) - duration may vary depending on the individual's progress through competencies.
Likely Job Outcome: Carpenter.
Application Type: Australian Apprentice-Trainee
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Additional Information

You will need to provide clothing and appropriate safety footwear suitable for working on a construction site and personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, dust masks and hearing protection.

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.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must:
- be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10 (early in the program your skills will be checked - if you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed, you will be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program)

If you are entering this program as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Complete all 9 subjects - Stage 1

  • CPCCCM2001A  Read and interpret plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: CNST415
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: "This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA2002B  Use carpentry tools and equipment
    • CIT Code: CNST422
      Cost: $200.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely select and use carpentry tools and equipment. It includes hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, plant and equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2010B  Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCCCM1012A  Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST692
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1013A  Plan and organise work
    • CIT Code: CNST693
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. The unit includes identifying task requirements, planning steps and organising work.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1015A  Carry out measurements and calculations
    • CIT Code: CNST694
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA2011A  Handle carpentry materials
    • CIT Code: CNST712
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely manually handle, store and apply environmental management principles associated with carpentry materials and components. It includes preparing material for mechanical handling.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM1014A  Conduct workplace communication
    • CIT Code: COMM476
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively with other workers in a construction workplace environment. It includes gathering, conveying and receiving information through verbal and written forms of communication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCOHS2001A  Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Complete all 10 subjects - Stage 2

  • CPCCCA3012A  FRAME AND FIT WET AREA FIXTURES
    • CIT Code: CNST145
      Cost: $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install supporting framework for fixtures and flashings associated with the wet area construction for a bath, shower base and sink or basin unit, and preparation for wet area linings. It includes bathroom, laundry, shower, toilet and en suite wet areas.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3003A  Install floor systems
    • CIT Code: CNST182
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan, prepare, set out and install timber flooring systems to support imposed loads. It includes application in brick veneer, full masonry and timber frame construction.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3002A  Carry out setting out
    • CIT Code: CNST424
      Cost: $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify site boundaries and survey indicators, and establishing, measuring and setting up profiled set outs for buildings and structural components of building work.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3004A  Construct wall frames
    • CIT Code: CNST425
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan, prepare, set out, construct and erect load bearing and non-load bearing wall frames for the different types of loadings determined by the roof top and bracing configuration. It includes set out, cutting and fabrication of both timber and metal wall frames, and the erection, connection and bracing of wall frames to specifications.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3010A  INSTALL AND REPLACE WINDOWS AND DOORS
    • CIT Code: CNST431
      Cost: $140.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan, prepare, set out and install window and door units, and to replace window and door units to different types and styles of buildings for access, security, weather proofing and replacement of defective windows and doors. It includes timber and metal window and door units.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3013A  INSTALL LINING, PANELLING AND MOULDING
    • CIT Code: CNST432
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare, set out and install lining and panelling to either masonry or timber/metal framed walls. It includes the installation of mouldings to provide decorative finishes.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3017B  Install exterior cladding
    • CIT Code: CNST434
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install material finishes applied to an external framed wall surface for the purpose of weatherproofing and securing the building. It includes sheet material, weatherboarding of timber, plastic, metal and fibre cement sheet.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3023A  CARRY OUT LEVELLING OPERATIONS
    • CIT Code: CNST436
      Cost: $50.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct levelling procedures using the rise and fall method and the height of instrument method for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set out of buildings, their components and preparation. It includes the set up, testing and use of levelling devices and undertaking closed traverses using a range of levelling equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2002A  CARRY OUT EXCAVATION
    • CIT Code: CNST438
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake hand excavation tasks and excavations requiring the assistance of plant machinery to form excavations for footings, and the provision of services. It includes excavation to new and existing sites, and new services or the diversion of existing services.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCO2013A  Carry out concreting to simple forms
    • CIT Code: CNST713
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely install formwork, reinforcement and place and finish concrete for the construction of minor slabs, pathways and other minor works to a specified design finish. The unit includes positioning the truck, placing concrete from truck to work area, spreading concrete and cleaning up site.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Complete all 11 subjects - Stage 3

  • CPCCCA3016A  CONSTRUCT TIMBER EXTERNAL STAIRS
    • CIT Code: CNST143
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to construct and install timber external stairs, that may involve one or more flights, to provide access into a structure. It includes timber treads and stringers.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM3001C  Operate elevated work platforms
    • CIT Code: CNST189
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down EWPs. In addition to achievement of this competency, an EWP operator may need to obtain additional certification of training and experience before being allowed to operate the equipment.
      Prerequisites: CNST565 CPCCCM2010A WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS
      OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCCCM2007B  Use explosive power tools
    • CIT Code: CNST223
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply safe and effective operation of explosive power tools (EPT), used to fasten materials or fix fasteners to bases. It includes both direct action and indirect action explosive powered fastening tools.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCCCM2008B  Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CIT Code: CNST406
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. It includes placement of safety barriers and only involves modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCCCA3001A  CARRY OUT GENERAL DEMOLITION OF MINOR BUILDING STRUCTURES
    • CIT Code: CNST423
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out general demolition work of minor building structures to facilitate alterations, extensions and additions to a building. It includes work being completed to a work schedule, plans and specifications.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3005B  Construct ceiling frames
    • CIT Code: CNST426
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan, prepare, set out, construct and erect ceiling frames to accommodate ceiling joists, hanging beams, strutting beams and composite beams. It includes selection of members and setting out of the ceiling frame in conjunction with the roof members.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3006B  Erect roof trusses
    • CIT Code: CNST427
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select, set out, erect and brace roof trusses to accommodate roof coverings for waterproofing purposes. It includes gable, hip and valley, and hip roofing types.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3007C  Construct pitched roofs
    • CIT Code: CNST428
      Cost: $120.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select, set out, construct and erect pitched roofs to accommodate roof coverings for waterproofing purposes. It includes scotch valley gable, hip and valley, broken hip and valley and combinations thereof.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3008B  Construct eaves
    • CIT Code: CNST429
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare, set out and construct eaves, including the cutting and fixing of fascias and barges to provide a finish between the wall and the roof. It includes boxed eaves and the finish to gable ends.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCA3009B  Construct advanced roofs
    • CIT Code: CNST430
      Cost: $160.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan, prepare, set out and construct pitched roofs on irregular plan building shapes which may have skewed, splayed or hexagonal ends. It includes such roofs that include dormer windows and may be of gable, hip, hip and valley, or combinations of these that are applied to different types and styles of buildings.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBSMB406  Manage small business finances
    • CIT Code: MGNT329
      Cost: $120.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and review financial management strategies on a regular basis.
      It applies to individuals who operate a small business that stands alone, or is part of a department within a larger organisation. Individuals in this role are skillful communicators and interpret financial reports and other numerical data with ease.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate III Carpentry and Joinery CPC32011

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au