Certificate III in Concreting - CPC30318


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

This qualification reflects the role of concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.Occupational titles include:concreterconcrete tilt panel fabricator.The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work (i.e. concreting).The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in an actual workplace or very closely simulated workplace environment, and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to concreting in some states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.


  • 20 units: 14 core
  • 6 elective


  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • Slump test concrete
  • Conduct off-form vertical concrete operations
  • Apply reinforcement schedule
  • Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
  • Carry out high performance concreting
  • Construct tilt panels on site
  • Select, check and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
  • Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
  • Cut and core concrete
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Operate concrete agitator trucks
  • Conduct concrete boom delivery operations
  • Cure concrete
  • Install topping slabs
  • Finish concrete
  • Repair and rectify concrete
  • Use explosive power tools
  • Place concrete
  • Handle concreting materials
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Plan concrete work and brief team
  • Apply basic levelling procedures
  • Plan and organise work
  • Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
  • Apply decorative finishes to concrete
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Assess and specify concrete supply requirements
  • Apply and finish sprayed concrete
  • Licence to operate a concrete placing boom
  • Identify requirements for safe tilt-up work
  • Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years

Further information

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

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