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CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry

National ID: CPC30220 State ID: BGB8
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This is a trade qualification for carpenters in residential and commercial workplaces. It includes setting out, manufacturing, constructing, assembling, installing and repairing products made using timber and steel products.


This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative. From 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession, plus resource fees and other fees that may apply to your course.

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    Students wishing to undertake a Traineeship, or an Apprenticeship must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. To find out more regarding Traineeships and apprenticeships click here.

    Full Time

    This qualification is either delivered as block release mode where you will be required to attend class over five consecutive days multiple times throughout your apprenticeship or day release mode where you will be required to attend class one day per week across each semester.


    Day release


    Block release


    Block release

    Notification of required attendance will be issued via callup email to the apprentice and employer.

    This timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

    Stationery Requirements
    • A4 size two ring file, A4 size file dividers 3 x 5 tab
    • A4 size loose paper with reinforced holes 1 x 100
    •  Basic calculator with square root function
    • Writing pens red/blue
    • Mechanical pencils 1 x 5mm, 1 x 7mm with spare leads
    • Soft eraser x 1 Staedtler or similar
    • Scale rule, scales 1:1, 1:5, 1:10, 1:100, 1:20, 1:200, 1:50, 1:500
    • USB - 8GB
    Dress requirements / PPE
    • Enclosed steel capped safety boots - Heavy leather uppers and heavy-duty soles
    • Long heavy cotton drill trousers and cotton drill shirt (long sleeves)
    • Safety glasses must meet Australian Safety Standards
    • Disposable earplugs, gloves and dust masks will be supplied, where required.
    • Long hair must be tied-up or contained.
    Textbook Requirements
    • Basic Building and Construction Skills 6th Edition
    • Construction Skills 3rd Edition 
    • Site Establishment, Formwork and Framing 4th Edition

    Books are available for purchase at the campus book shop found in the library.

    Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations

    To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.(opens in a new tab)

    Study options and next steps

    Click on your preferred study mode below to get started with your application or enrolment.

    All year round

    When All year round
    Where Albany
    How Apprenticeship - Classroom
    When All year round
    Where Bunbury
    How Apprentice - Classroom
    When All year round
    Where Esperance
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