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CRICOS CODE: 0100459


This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.
The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work. Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
Our teachers and staff are all dedicated to help you achieve your training goals by giving friendly and courteous assistance whenever required, and our training programs are innovative, creative and flexible, and designed to suit the needs of students, employers and industry.


  • Must be an International student
  • New entrants or inexperienced workers with limited/no experience in the construction sector
  • Diverse learners from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Learners who wish to formalise existing skills, progress in their careers or have the ability to study a higher-level qualification

Career Outcome

  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter and Joiner
  • Carpenter and Joiner (Installation)
  • Carpenter and Joiner (Stairs)
  • Stair Builder

RTO Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.
  • International Student will need to provide valid Visa copy, Passport copy and additional academic documents. An International Student may need to provide English IELTS score 5.5 or above or anything equivalent to the same level of English if applying Offshore, however if the student has completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification in Australia and is Onshore, then the IELTS is not required (please refer to student handbook).
  • SITS requires students to complete a customised Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment. LLN assessment is conducted to identify any support individual learners need prior to their enrolment or commencement.


  • 52 weeks¬†(including holidays)

The total course duration is 52 weeks including all holidays

Mode of Delivery

  • Face to face


QLD: Salisbury

Course Fees

    • Tuition Fee $12,000
    • Enrolment fee – $300
    • Material fee – $700

Total Fees: $13,000


Recognition of Prior Learning

Students may be eligible to apply for recognition of their chosen qualification by providing evidence of their previous training, employment experience or other life skills that meet qualification requirements. Successful applications may result in a reduced training time.

Credit Transfer

Students may be eligible to apply for credit transfer. This is where you can provide evidence of previous studies where there is equivalence to the units of competency within the course.
(Please refer to student handbook).

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Units of Competency

Total number of units = 30

  • 22 core units plus
  • 8 elective units

These are listed below:


Core 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

Elective Units

CPCCCA3010A* Install and replace windows and doors
CPCCCA3012A* Frame and fit wet area fixtures
CPCCCA3018A* Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
CPCCCA3019A* Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
BSBSMB406 Manage small business finances
CPCCCA2003A* Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCA3011A* Refurbish timber sashes to window frames

Course Brochure

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