CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

National code: CPC30211 | WA course code: D391 | CRICOS code: 077177E

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

About this course

Pursue your dream to become a carpenter with this practical, hands-on course that will teach you how to use explosive power tools and carpentry tools to build structures such as pitched roofs, ceiling frames, eaves, wall frames, roof trusses and flooring systems.

It covers techniques such as levelling operations, excavation, demolition of minor building structures, measurements and calculations, erecting and dismantling restricted scaffolding and setting out a project. You will also learn how to assemble partitions, construct bulkheads, build timber external stairs, construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs, ramps, footings, ground slabs, suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls.

Installing and replacing windows, linings, panelling and moulding is also part of the course content along with how to interpret plans and understand the occupational health and safety requirements for the construction industry.

This course is ideal if you love working outdoors with wood structures, have good hand-eye coordination and the ability to complete work to a high standard.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

​Please select a campus below and press the Download Course Flyer button to view detailed information about this course, including core and elective units; work placements; assessment methods; and learning resources, facilities and equipment.

Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10.

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Tuition fees

The fee displayed is the current tuition fee.

TIWA tuition fees are reviewed annually and can be viewed in the Schedule of Fees.

If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

Resource fees are for consumables used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc. This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Students are required to complete the unit ‘CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry’ at any RTO to enable students to access construction sites and commence their work placement at a cost of approximately $150.

Career opportunities

  • Carpenter
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