TAFE NSW

Certificate III in Carpentry - CPC30220

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This is a trade qualification for carpenters in residential and commercial workplaces. It includes setting out, manufacturing, constructing, assembling, installing and repairing products made using timber and non-timber materials. Occupational titles may include:Carpenter - Commercial Carpenter - FormworkCarpenter - Residential State and territory jurisdictions may have different licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.This qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Subjects

  • Weld using metal arc welding equipment
  • Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • Arc weld reinforcement steel
  • Construct advanced roofs
  • Work safely at heights
  • Carry out multistrand post-tensioning
  • Carry out hand excavation
  • Manufacture and assemble joinery components
  • Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
  • Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
  • Carry out stressbar post-tensioning
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Fix standard plasterboard ceiling sheets
  • Carry out setting out
  • Install lining, panelling and moulding
  • Set up, operate and maintain indirect action powder-actuated power tools
  • Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
  • Prepare to undertake the heritage restoration process
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • Install curtain walling
  • Undertake the heritage restoration process
  • Erect and dismantle jump form formwork
  • Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
  • Manufacture components for doors, windows and frames
  • Install exterior cladding
  • Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
  • Install flooring systems
  • Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
  • Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
  • Refurbish timber sashes to window frames
  • Construct and install bulkheads
  • Construct pitched roofs
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Calculate costs of construction work
  • Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
  • Carry out monostrand post-tensioning
  • Construct tilt panels on site
  • Apply basic levelling procedures
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • Install windows and doors
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Construct ceiling frames
  • Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
  • Fix standard plasterboard wall sheets
  • Install suspended ceilings
  • Process materials to produce components using static machines
  • Carry out levelling operations
  • Erect roof trusses
  • Weld mild steel using oxy-acetylene equipment
  • Construct eaves
  • Construct and erect wall frames
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • Assemble partitions
  • Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
  • Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • Frame and fit wet area fixtures
  • Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • Plan and organise work

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Armidale Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Bathurst College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Belmont Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Broken Hill College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Cooma Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Cowra College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Goulburn Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Great Lakes Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Griffith Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Hornsby Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Inverell Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Kingscliff Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Macquarie Fields College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Maitland Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Meadowbank Campus No
Miller College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Moruya Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Mudgee College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Muswellbrook Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Nirimba College No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Northern Beaches Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Nowra Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Orange College, March Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Ourimbah Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Randwick College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Tamworth Campus No
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wauchope Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wollongong Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Kingscliff Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- all apprentices must have access to a computer for classroom assessments.- other equipment that must be provided includes tool belt, hammer and tape measure as a minimum. PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) consisting of ear, eye and work boots (leather uppers), pens, paper, scientific calculator and a broad brim hat for outdoor activities. Access to a computer/laptop to undertake online (digital) training.

Campuses: Moruya Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Stationery items, scientific calculator (not on smart phones), scale rule, 8m measuring tape, four-fold rule, carpenter's pencil, textbooks.Personal Protective Equipment i.e. Leather topped work boots, safety glasses, ear muffs and sun protection consisting of a broad brim hat and 50 plus block out.Mandatory text books are required to be purchased at an approximate cost of $100.

Campuses: Nirimba College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- $140 for WHS equipment and materials

Campuses: Nowra Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Stationery items, scientific calculator (not on smart phones), scale rule, 8m measuring tape, four-fold rule, carpenter's pencil, textbooks and other materials to support their learning- Personal Protective Equipment i.e. Leather topped work boots, safety glasses, ear muffs and sun protection consisting of a broad brim hat and sunscreen (SPF 50+)Class learning notes, study guides, and practical work materials will be supplied, however, mandatory text books are required to be purchased at an approximate cost of $100.00.

Campuses: Randwick College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Textbooks: approximately $350- A3 Drawing Board and Equipment- Scientific Calculator- Paper, Pens and Pencils- Steel Cap Boots- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)- Basic Tool Kit

Campuses: Wagga Wagga Campus.

**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.

Campuses: Wollongbar Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Personal protection equipment (work boots, ear and eye protection), scientific calculator, pens and paper.

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