Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery - CPC32011


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It provides a trade outcome in carpentry and joinery, covering work in residential and commercial applications.


  • 32 units: 28 core
  • 4 elective


  • Install exterior cladding
  • Install lining, panelling and moulding
  • Manufacture and install continuous handrailing and special stair components
  • Install curtain walling
  • Assemble and install stairs
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Plan and organise work
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • Construct wall frames
  • Install and replace windows and doors
  • Construct eaves
  • Manufacture joinery components
  • Refurbish timber sashes to window frames
  • Use explosive power tools
  • Frame and fit wet area fixtures
  • Construct pitched roofs
  • Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
  • Install dry wall passive fire-rated systems
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Work safely at heights
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Use computer-controlled machinery
  • Install trench support
  • Manufacture components for door and window frames and doors
  • Use static machines
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • Operate elevated work platforms
  • Construct timber external stairs
  • Construct bulkheads
  • Construct fabricated stairs
  • Construct ceiling frames
  • Drain and dewater civil construction site
  • Apply and install sealant and sealant devices
  • Erect roof trusses
  • Manage small business finances
  • Install flooring systems
  • Investigate micro business opportunities
  • Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Design and set out stairs
  • Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
  • Carry out excavation
  • Manufacture stair components for straight flighted stairs
  • Set out and assemble cabinets, showcases, wall units, counters and workstations
  • Carry out setting out
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • Handle carpentry materials
  • Construct advanced roofs
  • Carry out levelling operations
  • Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
  • Assemble partitions

Study pathways

Not applicable.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
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  • Full-time : 48 months

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