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Offering Info

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

  • National Course Code: CPC32011
  • TAFE NSW code: CPC32011-01V03-20RDW-478

Location – Randwick (Apprenticeship)

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

8 Hours per week

Duration

3 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

This course is for apprentices in the carpentry and joinery trade. You will learn how to produce work suitable for residential and commercial applications.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

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 CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • employed full time
  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified professional after successful completion (e.g. carpenter, electrician, hairdresser, etc.)
  • For Apprentices a signed training plan proposal/Apprenticeship contract to the orientation. For 1 st and 2nd qualification funding you are required to be working with either a carpenter or with a builder, who can give you a reference as the your employment and work experience.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.
    Occupational titles may include:
    ? Carpenter
    ? Carpenter and Joiner.
  • A minimum of 2460 unstructured learning hours to complete this course

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as the specialist field of work of carpentry.
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 CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Part Time Day Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 3 years.

You may also be required to complete approximately 26 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignement and work experience (independent study, research, practice and assignments).



IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • The Certificate III Carpentry and Joinery qualification will be used predominantly by people entering the workforce as an apprentice. This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It is for people entering employment in the Construction and related industry areas. Apprentices may enrol in this course. Mature age construction workers may enrol in this course. Students in Years 10, 11 and 12 may enrol in this course.

Students will gain the base level competencies required by an operator working in these areas. They will acquire skills and knowledge in planning to undertake a routine task, occupational health and safety in the work environment, quality procedures, plus some industry-specific skills related to floor, wall and roof framing and use hand and power tools, as well as door and window construction, and tools to complete Joinery tasks.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support
    Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

Australian Apprenticeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.

Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training. Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.

This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but havent received a qualification. To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and be:

  • over 21 years of age
  • able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
  • able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
To study this course as a NSW apprentice or to check if you meet the non-apprentice requirements for NSW funding, please enquire now or call 131 601. For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • You will be required to purchase the 4 set of books for around $350.00 approximately, an A3 Drawing board and drawing pencils set squares and a scientific calculator will be required for the course.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment
CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials
CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames
CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves
CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors
CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations
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
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCJN3001A Use static machines
CPCCJN3003A Manufacture components for door and window frames and doors
CPCCJN3004A Manufacture joinery components
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Elective Units
Number Title
CPCCCA3012A Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3009B Construct advanced roofs
CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs
CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Carpenter and joiner.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Randwick, Main Campus
Corner of Darley Road & King Street, Randwick
Phone 131 601

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