Certificate III in Carpentry


This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. It is appropriate for a tradesperson working in the carpentry sector as a general carpenter and has compulsory requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist fields of work.

Entry Requirements:

An apprenticeship contract


30 units: 22 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Use carpentry tools and equipment; Handle carpentry materials; Carry out general demolition of minor building structures; Carry out setting out; Carry out levelling operations; Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry; Plan and organise work; Conduct workplace communication; Carry out measurements and calculations; Read and interpret plans and specifications; Carry out concreting to simple forms; Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry; Install flooring systems; Construct wall frames; plus more and electives.

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.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03494D

Related Careers:

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Douglas No info No Full time
Tec-NQ is both an independent senior school and private Registered Training Organisation (RTO) specialising in training for the electrotechnology, automotive, engineering, construction and information technology industries. Tec-NQ is also accredited to deliver international training. Its unique combination of an industry-led board of directors, contextualised curriculum, experienced professional staff and dedicated industry representatives has seen Tec-NQ develop into an industry leading provider of trade education. The purpose is to build workforce capability and prosperity within our communities.The senior secondary program was designed for Year 11 and 12 students interested in pursuing a career in the trades. This ground-breakingschool program has been designed to contextualise and integrate trade into every aspect of learning and transition students from school to work. Tec-NQ is an accredited boarding school which allows regional and interstate students and apprentices to access Tec-NQ's award-winning training programs, placing Townsville at the centre for delivering excellence in youth engagement and employability for our communities. The organisation and staff remain steadfastly community based and not-for-profit, with a strong commitment to providing excellent service and outcomes for their customers and community.

Provider CRICOS: 03494D

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