The Certificate III in Carpentry provides comprehensive training, covering all practical and theoretical aspects of the trade.
Career opportunities, include:
Pathways to further study:
- CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction
- CPC50308 Diploma of Building and Construction Management
- CPC60108 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
- 22477VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)
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Studying the Certificate III in Carpentry at Holmesglen
This course is delivered in Holmesglen's specially designed facilities, where an emphasis is placed on providing hands-on, practical training wherever possible.
All workshop training is delivered by professional teachers, who have worked as carpenters in the building and construction sector for a minimum of 10 years, prior to undertaking their teaching qualifications.
Carpenters are the key players in domestic house construction, often the first onsite and the last to leave.
While carpenters have their specific skills and tasks to perform in the building process, they must also have knowledge of all other trades as a carpenter's work often accommodates the other trades who follow them.
The program is delivered over 38 weeks, 4 days a week, morning or afternoon classes.
||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Use carpentry tools and equipment
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Carry out setting out
||Install Flooring Systems
||Erect And Dismantle Formwork For Footings And Slabs On Ground
||Carry out excavation
||Construct Wall Frames
||Install Exterior Cladding
||Plan and organise work
||Work safely at heights
||Carry Out General Demolition Of Minor Building Structures
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Construct Pitched Roofs
||Handle carpentry materials
||Conduct workplace communication
||Carry out levelling operations
||Frame And Fit Wet Area Fixtures
||Construct Ceiling Frames
||Construct advanced roofs
||Erect Roof Trusses
||Install and replace windows and doors
||Use explosive power tools
||Install lining, panelling and moulding
||Construct, Erect And Dismantle Formwork For Stairs And Ramps
||Construct timber external stairs
||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
||Carry out concreting to simple forms
| Code || Name |
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCA2002B||Use carpentry tools and equipment|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCCA3002A||Carry out setting out|
|CPCCCA3003A||Install Flooring Systems|
|CPCCCA2003A||Erect And Dismantle Formwork For Footings And Slabs On Ground|
|CPCCCM2002A||Carry out excavation|
|CPCCCA3004A||Construct Wall Frames|
|CPCCCA3017B||Install Exterior Cladding|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCCA3001A||Carry Out General Demolition Of Minor Building Structures|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCA3007C||Construct Pitched Roofs|
|CPCCCA2011A||Handle carpentry materials|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCA3023A||Carry out levelling operations|
|CPCCCA3012A||Frame And Fit Wet Area Fixtures|
|CPCCCA3005B||Construct Ceiling Frames|
|CPCCCA3009B||Construct advanced roofs|
|CPCCCA3006B||Erect Roof Trusses|
|CPCCCA3010A||Install and replace windows and doors|
|CPCCCM2007B||Use explosive power tools|
|CPCCCA3013A||Install lining, panelling and moulding|
|CPCCCA3018A||Construct, Erect And Dismantle Formwork For Stairs And Ramps|
|CPCCCA3016A||Construct timber external stairs|
|CPCCCM2008B||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
|CPCCCO2013A||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent and preferably some relevant employment experience.
English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual band score less than 5.5.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will receive the CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry.
Connections with industry
Holmesglen's Carpentry Department has strong connections with the Master Builders Association (MBA), Housing Industry Association (HIA) and many commercial and domestic builders. The CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry is a nationally recognised qualification supported by the MBA and HIA.
How to apply
Apply via agent
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Course Fee||$14,900.00||Per annum|
|Non Tuition Costs*
*Includes but is not limited to living costs, overseas student health cover insurance premium and visa fees. Additional living costs apply for spouse/de facto and dependent children.
Other costs relating to obtaining a Working with Children Check, National Police Check or immunisation costs may apply, as relevant to the course requirements.
All fees are indicative only. Holmesglen reviews its tuition fees and charges annually. You will be required to pay the current fee that applies from the beginning of the next study period.
An additional administration fee may apply where the application is submitted directly to Holmesglen and not through a Holmesglen-approved education agent.
View detailed information on fees, payments and refunds here
Tuition Fee Protection Service
The Tuition Protection Service (TPS) is an initiative of the Australian Government to assist international students whose education providers are unable to fully deliver their course of study for which tuition fees are paid. Read more about the TPS here