Certificate III in Carpentry (Apprenticeship)

Course Code
Course Type
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
Course Level
Apprenticeship / Traineeship
Course Location
Yallourn; Bairnsdale; Sale
Course Duration
Part Time: 3 Years
Course Cost
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Study Modes
On Campus; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • Ongoing

Yallourn Campus
Phillip Smith
Phone: (03) 5127 0216
Email: phillips@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Fulham Campus
Peter Hawkins

Phone: (03) 5142 2478
Email: p.hawkins@federationtraining.edu.au

Bairnsdale Campus
Peter Ammitzboll

Phone: (03) 5150 4285
Email: p.ammitzboll@federationtraining.edu.au

Course Overview

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

Qualifications And Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Carpentry (Apprenticeship).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Employment Prospects

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and Joiner

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


  • Practical experiences
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions
  • Problem solving
  • Documents/folio

Opportunities For Further Study

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
Core Units
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
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
CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation
CPCCCM2008B Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Construction and erection of frames, trusses, eaves and roofs field of work 
CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems
CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames
CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames
CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses
CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs
CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves
Elective Units
Installation field of work
CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors
CPCCCA3012A Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3013A Install lining, panelling and moulding
CPCCCA3016A Construct timber external stairs
Formwork construction field of work
CPCCCA3018A Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
CPCCCA3019A Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
CPCCCA3020A Erect and dismantle jump form formwork
CPCCCA3021A Erect and dismantle slip form formwork
General Electives
CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA3009B Construct advanced roofs
CPCCCA3011A Refurbish timber sashes to window frames
CPCCCA3014A Construct bulkheads
CPCCCA3015A Assemble partitions
CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding
CPCCCA3022A Install curtain walling
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCSF2003A Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCWC3003A Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
BSBSMB301A Investigate micro business opportunities
BSBSMB406A Manage small business finances
RIICCM210A Install trench support
RIIOHS202A Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWMG203A Drain and dewater civil construction site