CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry | CRICOS Code 104878C

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Job Outcome: Commercial Carpenter, Formwork Carpenter, Residential Carpenter
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Estimated Salary: $40,000 - $94,000
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This course is structured to follow the building of a house, commencing with OHS, the safe use of tools and equipment then onto the units that from the base of any structure: excavation, setting out and flooring systems through to the completion of walls, doors and windows. Carpenters are the key players in domestic house construction, often the first onsite and the last to leave.

About This Course


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Certificate III in Carpentry


Melbourne Campus
570 St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, 3004, Victoria Australia


52 weeks (includes public holidays, breaks and support sessions)


Entry Requirements
  • All Students must be aged 18 years or over (International Students) at the time of applying for admission to BAA.
  • Satisfactory completion of studies in Student’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 11/12 Qualification
  • IELTS band score of overall 5.5 (Academic or General) or equivalent in line with the Department of Education and DHA regulations
  • Learners are required to be competent in written and spoken English and will undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy test prior to commencing the training.
  • You are able to attend the scheduled classroom training sessions as per the timetable
  • You will have access to a computer and the internet for the duration of the course
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) & Basic Tool Kit (Please refer to ‘Materials and Tool Kit’)
  • If student’s educational qualifications do not meet BAA’s admission requirements, other factors may be considered at the discretion of BAA. (Please contact admission staff for more details and refer to Application, Enrolment and Orientation policy for further details)


Minimum Technology Requirements

BAA uses a learning management system (LMS) for online course delivery and assessment submission.

The following are the minimum information technology requirements to enable optimal access to the LMS:

PC – Windows Operating System

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
  • An Intel Pentium 4 processor
  • 350MB of free disk space
  • 512MB RAM

  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • An Intel Processor that 64 bit
  • 350MB of free disk space
  • 512MB RAM
Minimum screen resolution must be 1200×800.  Ensure you have the largest possible screen for the best experience.

Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Acrobat Reader

Supported Browsers:

  • Chrome 23 or later (preferred)
  • Firefox 17 or later
  • Internet Explorer (not recommended)
Materials and Tool Kit


Before starting this course with Builders Academy Australia you are required to purchase the following:

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Suitable steel cap work boots (must be ankle high and meet or exceed Australian Standard AS/NZS2210.3 for Type 1 safety footwear)
  • Hi-Vis long sleeve shirt (must meet AS/NZS 4602.1:2011 High-Visibility Safety Garments for Day use only and rated UPF 50+. AS/NZS 4399: 1999 Sun Protective Clothing – Evaluation and Classification)
  • Suitable work pants (denim and tracksuit pants are not permitted)
  • Safety glasses (must comply with Australian standard AS/NZS 1337.1:2010 for medium impact protection)
  • Work gloves (must comply with standard EN 388:3131 and meet Risk Category II: Gloves of Intermediate Design For Intermediate Risk, cleaning gloves are not permitted)
  • Hearing protection (must not have a radio included, and must comply with Australia New Zealand standard AS/NZS 1270:2002)


Basic tool kit:

  • Calculator
  • Bevelled edge chisels – 12mm, 19mm and 25mm
  • Combination square
  • Claw hammer (either 20 ounce fixing hammer or a 24 ounce framing hammer)
  • Pencils – carpenters type
  • Utility knives with spare blades
  • Two pocket nail bag
  • 8m tape (metric only)
  • Sliding bevel
  • Chisel holder
  • Nail punches – 2ml, 3ml and 4ml
  • 1m folding ruler (metric only)
  • Handsaw (500ml 8PT)
Assessment Methods

The assessment process will include written and practical activities, observation in the workplace and individual research supported by workplace mentoring by your supervisor and trainer.

Duration & Delivery

52 weeks (Includes public holidays, breaks and support sessions)

Study Mode: Full time (20 hours per week) including:

  • Two-7.5 hours sessions
  • One-5 hour self-directed study session per week

This equates for 20 hours of full-time study per week

Delivery Mode: Blended Model supported with Learning Management System.

Career Pathways

When you graduate you can combine your skills with Industry experience and choose from a rich variety of career paths.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Carpenter- Residential
  • Carpenter- Commercial
  • Carpenter- Formwork
ANSCO Occupation Outcome

Fixing Carpenter, Formwork Carpenter, Prop And Scenery Maker

ANSCO Occupation Code

331212 Carpenter

Tuition Fees and Payment Options


Total $18,250​

Tuition Fee: $15,000​

Non-Tuition Fee: $3,250 (This includes a $250 new student fee that is non-refundable)​


Payment Options

Listed below are the various payment options that are accepted by BAA

  • Upfront by Credit Card or Cheque
  • Through a payment plan facilitated by Builders Academy Australia
  • Upfront Direct Deposit or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).
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