CPC32011 Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

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Course description

The Certificate III in Carpentry (CPC30211) is for trade apprentices working under the supervision of a qualified carpenter. It’s the course needed to become a licensed tradesperson. This nationally recognised qualification teaches all the carpentry essentials you’d expect from a trade qualification — using tools and equipment, handling carpentry materials, installing/constructing flooring systems, wall and ceiling frames, roof trusses, eaves, pitched roofs, carrying out excavation and demolition work. But it also covers windows and doors, constructing timber external stairs, framing and fitting wet area fixtures.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Apprentice Carpenter$960 weekly pay
Apprentice Joiner$960 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CPC32011 Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the CPC32011 Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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This course provider offers the CPC32011 Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery:

North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus