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Offering Info

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

  • National Course Code: CPC32011
  • TAFE NSW code: CPC32011-01V03-20WLG-999

Location – Wollongong - Apprenticeship

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

Enquire 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
  • must hold a current "White Card".

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Thursday, 6 February 2020
Time: 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong, Building J, Room 29

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a face to face course offered by block attendance. Each block session you will need to attend approximately 32 hours of class, over 4 days, for 3 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 25 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, research and work experience.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Are a registered Apprentice.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

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

This course will be offered by block delivery. Each block is generally held on Thursday and Friday 8.00am to 4.45pm of the norminated week and will continue on Monday and Tueday 8.00am to 4.45pm on the following week.

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

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

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:

  • Students are required to provide and bring to each session appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include:
    safety glasses, gloves, safety footwear, suitable clothing such as cotton drill work wear and other equipment (e.g. ear protection or respiratory masks) in line with industry requirements for their workplace or worksite.
  • Basic Building Construction Skills Textbook: $138.00

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

Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW.

The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.

Find out more: https://www.training.nsw.gov.au/apprenticeships_traineeships/index.html

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

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
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
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

Wollongong
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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