Carpentry & DIY


Certificate III in Carpentry



About this Course

This course provides the training component of a carpentry apprenticeship in the housing and industrial sectors of the carpentry trade. A large range of elective units suits all areas of carpentry, domestic and commercial construction, formwork, and industrial carpentry work, ensuring that your apprentices learn the skills they need to work effectively in your business. Wodonga TAFE offers onsite assessments for your apprentices which means that apprentices have increased productivity and less ‘down’ time away from your business. Our teaching staff also offer you full support to complete training reports, allowing you more time to work on your business. Skills recognition and gap training are also available if your workers have previous industry experience but do not hold qualifications.

Learning Outcomes

- Use carpentry tools and equipment (inc. explosives) and handle carpentry materials - Carry out general demolition of minor building structures, setting out and levelling operations - Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry - Plan and organise work and communicate - Carry out measurements and calculations and interpret specifications and plans - Carry out excavation, concreting to simply forms - Work safely at heights - Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry - Install flooring systems - Construct wall frames, ceiling frames, pitched roofs, eaves and roof trusses

Compulsory Units

CPCCCA2002B Use carpentry tools and equipment CPCCCA2011A Handle Carpentry Materials CPCCCA3001A Carry Out General Demolition Of Minor Building Structures CPCCCA3002A Carry Out Setting Out CPCCCA3023A Carry out levelling operations CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry CPCCCM1013A Plan And Organise Work CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifications CPCCCM2002A Carry Out Excavation CPCCCM2007B Use explosive power tools CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights CPCCCO2013A Carry Out Concreting To Simple Forms CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry CPCCCA3003A Install Flooring Systems CPCCCA3004A Construct Wall Frames CPCCCA3005B Construct ceiling frames CPCCCA3006B Erect roof trusses CPCCCA3007C Construct pitched roofs CPCCCA3008B Construct eaves

Selectable Units

Additional selectable units may apply


The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected, including theoretical and practical assessments at TAFE, as well as assessments in the workplace either by TAFE staff or your employer.


- Construction induction card (white card) - Work safely at heights


By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification

Job Opportunities

- Carpenter

Delivery Methods

- Apprenticeship – Teaching and assessment will be required to be conducted as part of an apprenticeship


- Brockley Street VIC


Apprenticeship: 3 years

When You Can Start

Any time enrolment

Delivery Schedule

This course is delivered via workplace training with some units in the classroom and in the workshop. Onsite assessment is available. Block release study arrangements available.

Entry Requirements

- You must be employed in the industry and undertaking an apprenticeship OR you must have significant experience in the industry without a formal qualification to gain recognition for prior learning assessments.


Government Funded $855.00 (Tuition $855.00, Materials $0.00) Concession $171.00 (Tuition $171.00, Materials $0.00) Fee For Service $1,710.00 (Tuition $1,710.00, Materials $0.00)

Fees Additional Information

The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website. Non-apprentice students should contact the department for pricing options.

Materials Included In Fees

- Books - Building material

Application Procedure

Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in the course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can download an enrolment form via the ‘Apply Now’ tab on our website. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly customer service team on 1300 69 8233 or email

Other Information

With further training after you've completed your apprenticeship-level training, you may wish to go on to a Certificate IV in Building in Construction to enable yourself to become a registered builder.

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87 McKoy Street, West Wodonga, Vic, 3690


PO Box 963, Wodonga Vic 3689