CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

Course Overview

  • Qualification Code and Name

    CPC30211 – Certificate III in Carpentry

  • Duration

    Up to 60 weeks with term break of 3 weeks.

  • Fee

    AUD 5000.00 (includes tuition fees of $4750 and application fees of $250.00)

    Note: SIA does not accept more than AUD 1,500 at one given time in advance. If fee is more than AUD 1,500, SIA will provide with easy payment arrangements.

  • Delivery Mode

    Blended Delivery (RPL and gap training along with Self-directing learning)

  • Qualification Description

    This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

    Occupational titles may include:

    • Carpenter
    • Carpenter and joiner.

     

    The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

    The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

    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.

  • Target Clients

    CLIENT GROUPS

    Domestic students who are working in the Carpentry trade for last three years at minimum.

    Learners with experience in the relevant industry or education can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer. Please refer to ‘RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING AND CREDIT TRANSFER’ section or contact us.

  • Course Units
    Core Units
    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
    CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    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
    CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
    CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
    CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
    CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems
    CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames
    CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
    CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
    CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
    CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
    CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves
    Elective Units
    BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
    BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
    CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
    CPCCCA3012A Frame and fit wet area fixtures
    CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors
    CPCCCA3011A Refurbish timber sashes to window frames
    CPCCCA3018A Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
    CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
  • Study Load

    In case of gap training identified, Training and assessment will be conducted 20 hours per week at the student’s workplace and students are expected to spend the allocated SDL hours for each unit.

    Please speak to your trainer/assessor for further information.

  • Delivery Location

    Training and assessment for this qualification will be conducted by Sherwood Institute of Australia (SIA) at students’ own workplace.

    SIA and the employer of the student (Host Provider/employer) will be signing the practical placement agreement where practical placement agreement will describe the obligations of both the parties and the obligation of the Host Provider/employer to provide the following, but not limited to:

    • Providing the space to deliver training and assessments if required in case of gap in any unit
      of competency identified or the assessment needs to be conducted in simulated
      environment
    • Providing access to all the resources/facilities and equipment required for delivery of
      training and assessment for each unit. The resources checklist has been attached at the end
      of this document. The student must have access to these resources.
    • Making the student accessible for the training and assessment.
    • Allowing the trainer assessor for conducting the assessment at the site.
    • Let the trainer/assessor take the photographs or videos of the site, where the student is
      evident while performing the tasks.
    • And all other obligations as listed in Practical Placement Agreement.

     

    In case, the student is found not to have access to the suitable workplace, the student will be
    communicated about the alternative arrangements, where SIA can either refer the student to the
    different education provider or conduct the training and assessment at the different workplace
    organised by SIA. SIA is in agreement with Zircon Homes, a building and construction company located
    in Derrimut, for conducting training and assessment for the gap training.

    Prospective students can ask the copy of the practical Placement Agreement from SIA.

  • Entry Requirements

    Qualification Package Entry Requirements

    No Specific entry requirements are for this course according to qualification package but SIA has its own entry requirements.

    SIA Entry requirements

    SIA has the following admission requirements for all students:

    • Entry into this course requires successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. However, selection is not based purely on academic performance. Relevant work experience, work samples and other documentation submitted will also be considered.
    • In addition to meeting the academic requirements applicants must demonstrate their competence in literacy and numeracy levels when enrolling into the course. ACSF exit levels 3 are required for enrolment into this course.
    • All students must be of the age 18 years or over at the time of the scheduled course commencement.
    • Student must be working as a Carpenter for last three years at minimum. This is because the Carpentry industry strongly affirms that training and assessment, leading to recognition of skills, must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment.
    • All units of competency for this qualification to be assessed in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment, with training and assessment planned to take place on the-job. It is therefore expected that all students are to be employed in the Carpentry industry in situations where they can demonstrate the skills required.
    • Student will be need to provide a current resume outlining role and responsibilities as a carpenter including professional development undertaken.
    • Student must provide evidence for previous years of work, it must be in the form of reference letters from employers, photos, videos and other evidence which can prove the employment. Reference letter will be provided by the employer of the student, which will be having the detailed roles and responsibilities of the student in the organisation. These reference letters and other evidences will enable SIA to determine the likelihood of gap training. Trainer/assessor will be matching the roles and responsibilities with the elements, performance criteria, required skills and knowledge for each unit of competency. If the trainer/assessor finds some skills or the aspect of unit of competency is missing, the trainer/assessor will be asking the student to arrange the meeting with the supervisor for further clarification or the evidence, which can demonstrate the competency in the unit of the competency.
    • Student will need to provide the contact details of the employers, student has worked for, as SIA will be doing the verification of the experience.
    • You hold a Construction Induction White Card ( CPCCWHS1001- Prepare to work safely in the construction industry)
    • Student must have access to a suitable workplace equipped with all the resources required to carry out training and assessment. SIA will be checking the suitability of the workplace as part of the pre-enrolment process. In case, the student is found not to have access to the suitable workplace, the student will be communicated about the alternative arrangements, where SIA can either refer the student to the different education provider or conduct the training and assessment at the different workplace organised by SIA. SIA is in agreement with Zircon Sherwood Institute of Australia Homes, a building and construction company located in Derrimut, for conducting training and assessment for the gap training.
    • Comprehensive list of resources required for each unit of competency has been provided at the end of this document
    • Student must have access to a computer with internet and Microsoft office
    • SIA will be asking the employers of the student to sign the placement agreement where the obligations of both the parties listed and the obligation of the employer to provide the following:
      • Providing the space to deliver training and assessments if required in case of gap in any unit of competency identified or the assessment needs to be conducted in simulated environment.
      • Providing access to all the resources/facilities and equipment required for delivery of training and assessment for each unit.
      • Making the student accessible for the training and assessment.
      • Allowing the trainer assessor for conducting the assessment at the site.
      • Let the trainer/assessor take the photographs or videos of the site, where the student is evident while performing the tasks.

     

    Personal Requirements:

    • Interested in practical work
    • Able to work with your hands
    • A sense of balance and ability to work at heights
    • Good at mathematics
    • Good health and eyesight
    • Enjoy working in a team
  • Pathways

    Employment Pathway

    After successful completion of Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30211, learners can expect to gain a wide range of skills and knowledge and a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. Occupational titles may include:

    • Carpenter
    • Carpenter and Joiner

    Pathway from The Qualification

    After achieving CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry, individuals could progress to CPC40110 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) , CPC50210 – Diploma of Building and Construction (Building),             CPC60212 – Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) or higher education qualifications in Building and construction sector.

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit.

    (Source: https://www.aqf.edu.au/sites/aqf/files/rpl-explanation.pdf)

    Credit Transfer

    Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.

    (Source: https://www.aqf.edu.au/sites/aqf/files/credit-transfer-explanation.pdf)

    You could be granted RPL or CT full or part qualification based on your existing skills, knowledge and experience. Please contact us to find out if you’re a candidate for RPL or CT.

  • Resources

    Learning Resources

    All the required learning resources will be provided to students during the training and assessment.

    • Physical Resources
    • Facilities, Equipment and Learning Resources

     

    SIA will be conducting the training and assessment at student’s own workplace. During the pre-enrolment process, SIA will do the workplace suitability check to make sure that the workplace has got all required resources required for delivery of training and assessment.

    Please refer to the Physical Resources Checklist in student Handbook.