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Overview

International course:

Not available for international students.

Course code:

CPC31912

Start date(s):

Various dates throughout the year

Course length:

Part Time: 3 years

Campus:

Chadstone

The Certificate III in Joinery provides comprehensive training in all practical and theoretical aspects of joinery.

You will learn to use a range of specialist machinery, as well as preparing and working from computer-aided drawings and associated cutting lists. In regards to each machine, you will learn about the material you are processing and how to use the machine itself - from basic to high-end production machinery such as computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines.

You will learn to use Oxy-LPG equipment, as well as to cut and install glass, install windows and doors and undertake sustainable practices in the construction industry.

You'll be trained on full-sized projects in Holmesglen's specially designed and industry-standard facilities.


Course structure

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 30 units of competency:16 core units, 14 elective units.

Current structure is the required units for the Joinery-machinery and component manufacture and assembly field of work stream.

ASSESSMENT

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

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

CPCCCA2002B

Use carpentry tools and equipment

CPCCCA2011A

Handle carpentry materials

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

CPCCJN3001A

Use Static Machines

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCCA3013A

Install lining, panelling and moulding

CPCCCM2006B

Apply basic levelling procedures

CPCCJN3002A

Use Computer-controlled Machinery

CPCCJN3003A

Manufacture Components For Door And Window Frames And Doors

CPCCJN3004A

Manufacture Joinery Components

CPCCCA3010A

Install And Replace Windows And Doors

CPCCCA3015A

Assemble Partitions

CPCCJN2001A

Assemble Components

CPCCJN2003A

Package Manufactured Products For Transport

CPCCJN3005A

Cut and install glass

CPCCSH2003A

Apply And Install Sealant And Sealant Devices

CPCCCA3014A

Construct Bulkheads

CPCCCM2007B

Use explosive power tools

CPCCCM2010B

Work Safely At Heights

CPCCSH3001A

Set Out And Asemble Cabinets, Showcases, Wall Units, Counters And Workstations

CPCCSH3005A

Apply and trim decorative finishes

CPCCJN2002B

Prepare for off-site manufacturing process

CPCCSF2003A

Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment

CPCCSH3006A

Apply finishes

MSFFM3012

Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines

MSFFM3021

Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines


Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements but you must have a training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing this course, you will receive the CPC31912 Certificate III in Joinery.

PATHWAYS

Once you have completed this course, you may choose to further your wood and machining skills in the MSF40213 Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology and MSF50313 Diploma of Furniture Design and Technology. 

You may also further your building management skills in the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building), CPC60115 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying or the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- joiner
- stair builder
- cabinet maker
- shopfitter


How to apply

APPRENTICESHIP

A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.

A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.

Visit australianapprenticeships.gov.au for more information.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:

FJM

03 9564 1888

furnishing@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

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.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$17,034.00

Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship

$6,375.00

Concession

$1,275.00

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Contact details

Carpentry and Joinery Open Days

Holmesglen is the most comprehensive provider of carpentry and building courses in Victoria. From our state-of-the-art carpentry training facilities to our experienced teachers and industry connections, we'll give you the hands on skills and technical expertise valued in this growing and dynamic sector. Visit us on Open Day at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting the unique elements and benefits of each trade. Following the presentation there will be a tour across each of the trades workshops with teachers available to answer any specific questions.

- , Thu, 24 Jan - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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