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Certificate III in Carpentry

National Course Code: CPC30211

TAFE NSW Course Number: CPC30211-01V03


Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
5 Feb 2018


3 years

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $13,940
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,580

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Apprenticeship

Contact by Training Services NSW

If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This course is for apprentices in the carpentry trade.

You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in the building and construction industry to efficiently produce
quality work.

You will also learn about safe work practices and about the context of the building industry.

This course is for learners to obtain a qualification in Certificate III in Carpentry, this includes apprentices and non-apprentices

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no educational entry requirements for this qualification.

However, before enrolling in this course you must successfully complete the WHS
Induction Training (White Card) which will allow you entry into a construction

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3009B Construct advanced roofs
CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations
CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames
CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves
CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3012A Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$2,990
Second qualification$3,580
Non-government subsidised fee$13,940

Apprenticeships: To be eligible for the Smart and Skilled Apprentice fee you must be a registered Apprentice.

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

You will be required to pay a $550 resource fee for textbooks and materials.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 5 Feb 2018

Part Time Day: 7 hours per week x 3 Years

One day per week for 2.5 years from 8 am to 3.30 pm (subject to change).

There will be an enrolment session on
Wednesday 24 January and
Thursday 25 January 2018 from 11 am to 6 pm at
Nirimba Education Precinct – TAFE NSW Nirimba
Block T8 - Carpentry and Joinery section.
Eastern Rd
Quakers Hill

At this session please bring contact from Apprentice Centre and any previous study if applicable

You will also be required to attend an Information Session with your employer prior to commencement of class on one of the following dates:
Tuesday 6, Wednesday 7 or Thursday 8 February 2018 at 5.30 pm.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au .If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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