Certificate III in Carpentry


Certificate III in Carpentry

The construction industry is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia with plenty of employment opportunities and high pay rates. A Certificate III in Carpentry can be your ticket into the world of construction. You will acquire in-demand skills and techniques including:

Constructing wall frames
Installing flooring systems
Using carpentry tools and equipment
Carrying out levelling operations
Reading and interpretting plans
And much more!
At Liberty College we provide aim to prepare our students for the workforce! This certification is offered as a mixed-mode course, meaning students will spend time learning in class, reading and taking quizzes online, practicing skills in the campus practical area, and developing real work-site skills during job placement hours. Liberty students receive quality support to help find a workplacement and regular opportunities to meet industry professionals.

Liberty College offers a package containing both the Certificate III in Carpentry and the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) which is completed over the course of two years. CRICOS 095745F

Certificate III in Carpentry

CRICOS Course Code 095745F
Entry Requirement
  • Overseas students need to be over 18 years of age.
  • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 overall with minimum 5 in each band or equivalent*
  • Must completed high school Year 10 or equivalent*
Course Duration 78 Weeks including term break
Delivery Mode Mixed
Work Placement Students are required to undertake a minimum of 400 hours or 50 weeks of student work placement during the course. 

Note: The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required for the course is:

  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses
  • Ear plugs/muffs
  • High visibility reflective vest

Certificate III in Carpentry

Pathways Upon completion of the CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry, graduates may undertake other trade qualifications or progress the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction or other diploma qualifications.
Career Outcome Job roles and titles may vary across the industry however
possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:
– Carpenter
– Foam worker
– Pathway to builders registration

Certificate III in Carpentry

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)s It is important that you inform and advise Liberty College prior to enrolment about any existing skills and prior knowledge and education. This ensures Liberty College can provide the appropriate structure and student support throughout the course.

Certificate III in Carpentry

Code Title Core / Elective
CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment C
CPCCCA2011A Handle carpentry materials C
CPCCCA3001A Carry out general demolition of minor building structures C
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out C
CPCCCM3006 Carry out levelling operations (Release 1) C
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry C
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work C
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication C
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations C
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications C
CPCCCM2002A Carry out excavation C
CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools C
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding C
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights C
CPCCCO2013A Carry out concreting to simple forms C
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry C
CPCCCA3003A Install flooring systems C
CPCCCA3004A Construct wall frames C
CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames C
CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses C
CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs C
CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves C
CPCCCA3010A Install and replace windows and doors E
CPCCSH3008 Install internal shop walls and fixtures (Release 1) E
CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground E
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities E
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances (Release 2) E
CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials E
CPCCCA3017B Install exterior cladding E
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry E

(CPC40110 Cert IV Building& Construction)