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CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry

CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry


The CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry is a nationally recognised qualification that will provide the career pathway that will enable you to become a carpenter and work on a building and construction site in both the residential and commercial applications. It is also the minimum requirement for obtaining a carpentry contractors license and it is the qualification most recognised in the Building and Construction Industry, as the minimum in progressing to Builder status and obtaining a Builders Licence.

The qualification addresses the knowledge and skills required in areas such as reading plans and calculating measurements, constructing floor, wall, ceiling and roof frames, installing roof trusses, eaves, claddings and linings, demolishing, setting out and levelling construction sites and even working with formwork and concrete. The attainment of the qualification is recognition of your competence across the variety of fields involved in such work.


The CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry comprises a total of 30 units of competency, 22 of which are classified as core units and 8 are electives. You must be deemed competent in all 30 units to attain the qualification.

Click to view CPC30211 Carpentry – Course Outline

Ballinger Training & Consultancy offers the CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry qualification via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL),  where you can have your current experience, skills and knowledge assessed against the requirements of the qualification OR via workplace delivery .


Recognition of Prior Learning

The RPL assessments are designed for those people currently working within the building and construction industry as carpenters and want to be assessed for the qualification based on their current experience and skill levels.

Following an initial interview with one of our assessors who will discuss with you your building industry experiences, including the types of projects that you have worked on, what your roles were and who you were employed by, you will complete a self assessment guide which will provide an indication of how your current experience matches the qualification.

For more information about gaining your qualification via RPL visit CPC30211_Certificate III in Carpentry via RPL

Workplace Delivery

Our trainers and assessors will come out to the workplace every two months to conduct onsite workplace training and assessment.

Fees and Charges – Fee For Service

Fee for Service Price for this course/RPL assessment: $2,400.00.

A deposit of $1200 will be invoiced upon enrolment with the balance of the course cost being invoiced upon completion, prior to the issuing of your Statement of Attainment.

Payment options:Direct Deposit,  Credit Card, Zipmoney 


Students must be employed as an apprentice and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating Ballinger Training & Consultancy Pty Ltd as the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).

The Queensland Government’s Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.

For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service.

Eligible apprentices and trainees that meet the Queensland state funding requirements will be charged a student contribution fee of $1.60 per nominal hour. For more information on the number of units funded for this course visit Queensland Training Information Services.

Nominal hours for each unit will be outlined in the agreed training plan, which will be provided to the employer and apprentice or trainee, at the time of induction.

Non-funded apprentices and trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. The student and employer contribution fee will be outlined in the training plan and agreed to, prior to the commencement of training.

Federal incentives may be available for employers, apprentices and trainees. Visit the Australian Apprenticeship Centre for more information.

For more information about the costs associated with undertaking an apprenticeship, please contact us.