Certificate III in Carpentry

CRICOS Code 0102017

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CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

(CRICOS Code: 0102017)


The CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry provides students with the knowledge and technical skills to carry out carpentry tasks in housing and commercial construction, maintenance and repair, and renovations.

CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

Qualification Overview
This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. It covers common skills for the construction industry.

Target Groups
Target groups for the CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry are international students who are:

• Seeking to pursue a career in the building and construction industry
• Seeking to pursue a career as a Carpenter
• Seeking to enter a new industry sector
• Seeking a pathway to higher level qualifications.

Course Duration
This course is delivered over 104 weeks, including 80 weeks of training and assessment delivered over six trimesters (comprising 12 terms of 6 weeks each and 2 terms of 4 weeks each and including 24 weeks of holidays).

This course is conducted with a blended learning model that includes face-to-face learning in classrooms and in simulated building worksites, and also via interactive online/distance learning.

Trinity Institute (Australia) campus at:
• Level 7, 16-18 Wentworth Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
• Level 5, 770 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Carpentry workshop (simulated building worksite) address:
• 62 Tattersall Road, Kings Park NSW

Career Outcomes
Students who complete this course may be able to seek employment within the building and construction industry in roles such as:
• Carpenter*
• Carpenter and joiner.*
* Licensing requirements may apply

Education Pathways
Students are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program.

After achieving the CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry students may wish to continue their education into a range of qualifications in the building and construction industry.

Course Structure


Course Costs
The costs for this course are as follows:

Application fees: $500 (non-refundable to be paid on application)

Tuition fees: Total cost is AUD$37,500 (including $2,500 materials fees)

Non-Tuition fees:

May apply and can be found at www.trinityinstitute.edu.au under ‘Student Information’ tab.

Payment terms and conditions are included in the International Student Handbook. Additionally a detailed payment plan and payment arrangements are provided in the letter of offer and written agreement which is provided to the student for their review and agreement prior to acceptance into the course. The agreement also includes details of additional fees and charges which may be applicable.

International students are also required to take out Overseas Student Health Cover before arriving in Australia. Trinity Institute (Australia) provides details of OSHC providers in the International Student Handbook.

Additional costs associated with living in Australia are outlined in the International Student Handbook. Students should carefully review these costs in relation to budgeting. Further information can be found at https://www.studyinaustralia.gov.au/english/live-in-australia/living-costs.


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Entry Requirements
Trinity Institute (Australia) has the following entry requirements:

International students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Meet the following education requirements:
    • Year 12 or equivalent; or
    • a Certificate III qualification or equivalent or above.
  • Meet the following English requirements:
    • Have an IELTS academic score of 5.5 or equivalent (test must have been taken be no more than 2 years ago). English language competence can also be demonstrated through documented evidence of any of the following:
      • Educated for 5 years in an English-speaking country; or
      • Successful completion of at least 6 months of a Certificate IV level course or above in an Australian education institution; or
      • Successful completion of an Oxford English language placement test with an overall score of not less than Level B2 (Upper Intermediate).

Trinity Institute (Australia) also conducts an entry interview with all prospective students to confirm their details and ensure that the course selected is the most appropriate for their needs.

Training and Assessment Arrangements

Training and assessment is scheduled for 20 hours attendance per week during terms. It is recommended that students spend an additional 4 hours per week on study, research, practice and assessment preparation. Assessments are conducted using a variety of methods for theory and practical. At the beginning of each unit you will receive details of assessment tasks to be completed. Class sessions are planned to ensure that students have a mixture of practical and theoretical components and those classes cater for a wide variety of learning styles. Additionally workplace practices and environments will be in simulated building worksites and used to conduct skills based assessments in accordance with unit requirements.

The timing for this course is as per our current timetable. Please contact us via email for details.

Facilities and Equipment:
The facilities and equipment that will be provided for this course are:

• Training rooms
• Simulated building worksites with associated equipment and tools required for all units
• Personal protective and safety equipment such as Trinity Institute (Australia) safety workshirt, eye protection, hearing protection and gloves as required for each unit
• Starter carpentry tool kit and toolbag
• All text books

The equipment that students should have includes:

• A laptop that is installed with Microsoft Office or similar
• A scientific calculator or carpenter’s calculator phone APP
• Safety work boots
• Protective workwear: trousers, overalls
• And other personal protective equipment and tools as listed on resources list prior to enrolment.

Course Progress
Note that for international students’ satisfactory course progress is required in order to meet visa requirements. More information can be found in the International Student Handbook.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Application and Enrolment
To enrol for this course you must complete an application form and then send it to admissions@trinityinstitute.edu.au with all required documentation.

For more information on enrolment, credit, RPL, student support or orientation, please refer to the International Student Handbook.

Contact Details
Call our office on 02 8897 4212 or email us at info@trinityinstitute.edu.au

Trinity Institute (Australia) campuses at:
Parramatta CBD Campus: Level 7, 16-18 Wentworth St Parramatta NSW 2150
Sydney CBD Campus: Level 5, 770 George St Sydney NSW 2000


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