CERTIFICATE III IN CARPENTRY (CPC30211)

 

GCSC offers the CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry through an apprenticeship program.

Our Carpentry Task Based Package has been developed with the ‘end users’ in mind – apprentices and their employer.  It is designed to develop a carpenter with ‘all around’ skills able to operate in domestic or commercial environments.

Each task is written in such a way that the student is required to use their employer’s own systems for safety and work practices to answer particular questions. The 22 tasks cover the 22 core and 8 electives needed to meet the 30 competency requirements for a qualification.

Our trainers will work with employers to select their elective tasks that best suit their operations.

What will I study?

The units of competency covered in the apprenticeship are:

Task 0 – Introductory Task

  • CPCCOHS2001A (C) – Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1012A  (C) – Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A (C) – Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A (C) – Conduct workplace communication
  • CPCCCM1015A (C) – Carry out measurements and calculations
  • CPCCCA2002B (C) – Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • CPCCCA2011A (C) – Handle carpentry materials

Task 1 – Slab on Ground

  • CPCCCA3002A (C) – Carry out setting out
  • CPCCCA 3023A (C) – Carry out levelling operations
  • CPCCCA2003A – Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

Task 2 – Wall Framing

  • CPCCCA3004A (C) – Construct wall frames
  • CPCCCA3015A – Assemble partitions

Task 3 – Pitched Roofing

  • CPCCCA3005B (C) – Construct ceiling frames
  • CPCCCA3007C (C) – Construct pitched roofs

Task 4 – Roofing

  • CPCCCM2010B (C) – Work safely at heights
  • CPCCCA3006B (C) – Erect roof trusses
  • CPCCCA3008B (C) – Construct eaves

Task 5 – Stairs

  • CPCCCA3016A – Construct timber external stairs
  • CPCCCA3018A – Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

Task 6 – Demolition

  • CPCCCA3001A (C) – Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

Task 7 – Concreting

  • CPCCCM2002A (C) – Carry out excavation
  • CPCCSF2004A – Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • CPCCCO2013A (C) – Carry out concreting to simple forms

Task 8 – Explosive Power Tools

  • CPCCCM2007B (C) – Use explosive power tools

Task 9 – Scaffolding

  • CPCCCM2008B (C) – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

Task 10 – Wet Areas

  • CPCCCA3012A – Frame and fit wet area fixtures

Task 11 – Flooring

  • CPCCCA3003A (C) – Install flooring systems

Task 12 – External Cladding

  • CPCCCA3017B – Install exterior cladding
  • CPCCCA3019A – Erect and dismantle formwork to suspended slabs, columns, beams and walls

Task 14 – Elevated Work Platform

  • CPCCCM3001C – Operate elevated work platforms

Task 15 – Advanced Formwork (Not available at the moment)

  • CPCCCA3020A – Erect and dismantle jump form formwork
  • CPCCCA3021A – Erect and dismantle slip form formwork

Task 16 – Curtain Walling (Not available at the moment)

  • CPCCCA3022A – Install Curtain Walling

Task 17 – Install lining, panelling and moulding

  • CPCCCA3013A – Install lining, panelling and moulding

Task 18 – Install and replace windows and doors

  • CPCCCA3010A – Install and replace windows and doors

Task 19 – Bulkheads

  • CPCCCA3014A – Construct bulkheads

Task 20 – Plans and Specifications (basic)

  • CPCCCM2001A (C) – Read and interpret plans and specifications

Task 21 – Plans and Specifications (advanced)

  • CPCCBC4012B – Read and interpret plans and specifications

Task 22 – Calculate and cost construction work

  • CPCCCM2003B – Calculate and cost construction work

(C) – Core Unit (compulsory) – All unmarked competencies are electives

Some of the tasks are delivered together where there is a natural fit.  Each of the tasks has been mapped back to the range statement and evidence guide for the competencies they cover to ensure they meet the national requirements.

Apart from that, students need to have dedicated time arranged with their employer to study (about 2 hours per week) and complete the Study and Task Guides for submission for assessment.

Course Locations

On any of our sites or those of other employers. We have campuses mainly in Queensland such as:

GCSC Yatala – Modular Construction Yard

GCSC Surfers Paradise – Ruby (high rise project)

GCSC Brisbane – West Village Development, West End

GCSC Toowoomba (Harristown) – Modular Construction Yard

GCSC Yarrabilba – Lendlease Residential Housing Estate

It is expected that you will be learning on-the-job. However, where the employer cannot provide this experience the GCSC will provide off-the-job simulated training either on a site or at a suitable external venue or one of our campuses.

Entry requirements

Must have completed Year 10.

Pre-requisites

The unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is designed to meet OHS regulatory authority requirements for OHS induction and must be achieved before access to any building and construction work site. CPCCWHS1001 is a prerequisite for all compulsory OHS units in Certificate II and III construction qualifications. The completion of this competency facilitates the issuing of a ‘White Card.’

It is preferable that the apprentice is able to meet the requirements of an industry standard numeracy and literacy indicator that will be administered.

Can I apply for credit transfer or RPL?

Credit transfer may give you advanced standing (exemption) for parts of the course that you have successfully completed through other training. A Statement of Attainment must be presented as evidence of previously completed training.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is available where an applicant may have attained the skills and knowledge equivalent to specific competencies through previous training, work experience or life experiences. If you believe you are eligible for RPL please inform us during your enrolment process or during your training.

Privacy Conditions

Participants should be aware that certain information from participants pertaining to this course may be accessed by a third party, such as the Department of Education, Training and Employment for the purpose of audit.

Delivery mode

Training is delivered mainly on-the-job, with support from one of our qualified carpentry trainers who will visit apprentices on-site regularly.

Duration

The duration of the apprenticeship is nominally 4 years, 25% of the tasks must be completed each year. This will be monitored by GCSC to ensure tasks are completed within the designated time frames.

Assessments

GCSC offers a combination of different assessment methods, these will include:

  • Study and Task guides
  • Practical observation whilst on-the-job or in a simulated environment
  • Photographic evidence
  • Third Party Verification

Course materials

All of our resources follow a similar format to assist the users to quickly become familiar with the system.

  • Overview of the package which provides the apprentices with details of what will be studied and how to do it effectively;
  • Australian Standards are integrated into the tasks and can be purchased from SAI Global;
  • Advice to Supervisors, which explains what is expected of the apprentice’s supervisor or mentor for the task based training;
  • Training Record Book, which the apprentice uses to track completion of their qualification and corresponding Tasks;
  • Textbooks and Manufacturers’ Specifications are an integral part of the package and they have been chosen for their clarity and readability;
  • Learning Resources for each task have been specifically written where manufacturer’s specifications or texts are not sufficient; and
  • Study and Task Guides, which provide:
    • An overview of the task to be completed
    • The competencies covered
    • The steps involved to complete the task
    • Theoretical assessment questions and or case studies;
    • Third Part Validation Check Sheet to verify the student has undertaken all practical components of the task; and
    • Photographic evidence log which requires the apprentice to provide specific photos of their practical activities.

Career Outcomes and qualification

Carpenter, self-employed contractor, supervisor or Foreman..

Programs and applying

There are different programs available, to read more information please download our brochures:

  • If you are already employed or are the employer looking for an Registered Training Organisation to undertake the training aspect of the apprenticeship, take a look at our Carpentry Apprentice Training Brochure and apply here.
  • If you are looking for employment and training as an apprentice please take a look at the Hutchinson Builders Website.
  • We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Fees

Depending on your eligibility, your course fee could be fully or partly funded by the Department of Education and Training under the Fee Free Year 12 Graduate Program and User Choice 2016-17. Please refer to the schedule of fees on our RTO info page.

Further Information

Still have some questions; please go to our contact form.

CERTIFICATE III IN PAINTING & DECORATING (CPC30611)

 

GCSC offers the CPC30611 Certificate III in Painting & Decorating through an apprenticeship program.

Our Painting & Decorating Task Based Package has been developed with the ‘end users’ in mind – apprentices and their employer.  It is designed to develop a painter & decorator with ‘all around’ skills able to operate in domestic or commercial environments.

Each task is written in such a way that the student is required to use their employer’s own systems for safety and work practices to answer particular questions. The 15 tasks cover the 23 core and 4* electives needed to meet the 27 competency requirements for a qualification.

*Our trainers will work with employers to select their elective tasks that best suit their operations.

What will I study?

The units of competency covered in the apprenticeship are:

OH&S

  • CPCCOHS2001A (C) – Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Communicate, Plan, Organise and Work Effectively

  • CPCCCM1012A (C) – Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1013A (C) –  Plan and organise work
  • CPCCCM1014A (C) – Conduct workplace communication

Measurements and Calculations for Painting & Decorating

  • CPCCCM1015A (C) – Carry out measurements and calculations

Interpreting Plans and Specifications 

  • CPCCCM2001A (C) – Read and interpret plans and specifications

Working Safely on Scaffold

  • CPCCCM2010 (C) – Work safely on scaffolding higher than two metres
  • CPCCPB3026B (C) – Erect and maintain trestle and plank systems
  • CPCCCM2008B (C) – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

Elevated Work Platform

  • CPCCCM3001C (C) – Operate elevated work platforms

Painting & Decorating Tools, Equipment & materials

  • CPCCPD2011A (C) – Handle painting and decorating materials
  • CPCCPD2012A (C) – Use painting and decorating tools and equipment
  • CPCCPD2013A (C) – Remove and replace doors and door and window components

Preparation & Paint Application Processes

  • CPCCPD3021A (C) – Prepare surfaces for painting
  • CPCCPD3031A (C) – Implement safe lead paint and asbestos work practices in the painting industry
  • CPCCPD3022A (C) – Apply paint by brush and roller
  • CPCCPD3024A (C) – Apply paint by spray

Matching Specified Paint Colour

  • CPCCPD3025A (C) – Match specified paint colour

Applying  Stains & Clear Timber Finishes

  • CPCCPD3026A (C) – Apply stains and clear timber finishes

Application of Texture Coatings

  • CPCCPD3023A (C) – Apply texture coat paint finishes by brush, roller and spray
  • CPCCSP3003A – Apply trowelled texture coat finishes- Extra elective option

Specialised Protective Coatings

  • CPCCPD3029A – Remove graffiti and apply protective coatings
  • CPCCPD3030B – Apply protective paint coating systems
  • CPCCPD3033A – Apply intumescent coatings

Specialised Decorative Finishes

  • CPCCPD3028A (C) – Apply decorative paint finishes
  • CPCCPD3034A – Apply advanced decorative paint finishes – Extra elective option

Application of Wallpaper and Linings

  • CPCCPD3027A (C) – Apply wallpaper
  • CPCCPD3032A – Apply advanced wallpaper techniques

Estimating Costs For Painting & Decorating Work

  • CPCCCM2003B (C) – Calculate and cost construction work
  • BSBSMB406 – Manage small business finances
  • BSBSMB301 – Investigate micro business opportunities – Extra elective option

(C) – Core Unit (compulsory) – All unmarked competencies are electives

Some of the tasks are delivered together where there is a natural fit.  Each of the tasks has been mapped back to the range statement and evidence guide for the competencies they cover to ensure they meet the national requirements.

Apart from that, students need to have dedicated time arranged with their employer to study (about 2 hours per week) and complete the Study and Task Guides for submission for assessment.

Course Locations

On any of our sites or those of other employers. We have campuses mainly in Queensland such as:

GCSC Yatala – Modular Construction Yard

GCSC Surfers Paradise – Ruby (high rise project)

GCSC Brisbane – West Village Development, West End

GCSC Toowoomba (Harristown) – Modular Construction Yard

GCSC Yarrabilba – Lendlease Residential Housing Estate

It is expected that you will be learning on-the-job. However, where the employer cannot provide this experience the GCSC will provide off-the-job simulated training either on a site or at a suitable external venue or one of our campuses.

Entry requirements

Must have completed Year 10.

Pre-requisites

The unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry is designed to meet OHS regulatory authority requirements for OHS induction and must be achieved before access to any building and construction work site. CPCCWHS1001 is a prerequisite for all compulsory OHS units in Certificate II and III construction qualifications. The completion of this competency facilitates the issuing of a ‘White Card.’

It is preferable that the apprentice is able to meet the requirements of an industry standard numeracy and literacy indicator that will be administered.

Can I apply for credit transfer or RPL?

Credit transfer may give you advanced standing (exemption) for parts of the course that you have successfully completed through other training. A Statement of Attainment must be presented as evidence of previously completed training.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is available where an applicant may have attained the skills and knowledge equivalent to specific competencies through previous training, work experience or life experiences. If you believe you are eligible for RPL please inform us during your enrolment process or during your training.

Privacy Conditions

Participants should be aware that certain information from participants pertaining to this course may be accessed by a third party, such as the Department of Education, Training and Employment for the purpose of audit.

Delivery mode

Training is delivered mainly on-the-job, with support from one of our qualified painting & decorating trainers who will visit apprentices on-site regularly.

Duration

The duration of the apprenticeship is nominally 4 years, 25% of the tasks must be completed each year. This will be monitored by GCSC to ensure tasks are completed within the designated time frames.

Assessments

GCSC offers a combination of different assessment methods, these will include:

  • Study and Task guides
  • Practical observation whilst on-the-job or in a simulated environment
  • Photographic evidence
  • Third Party Verification

Course materials

All of our resources follow a similar format to assist the users to quickly become familiar with the system.

  • Overview of the package which provides the apprentices with details of what will be studied and how to do it effectively;
  • Australian Standards are integrated into the tasks and can be purchased from SAI Global;
  • Advice to Supervisors, which explains what is expected of the apprentice’s supervisor or mentor for the task based training;
  • Training Record Book, which the apprentice uses to track completion of their qualification and corresponding Tasks;
  • Textbooks and Manufacturers’ Specifications are an integral part of the package and they have been chosen for their clarity and readability;
  • Learning Resources for each task have been specifically written where manufacturer’s specifications or texts are not sufficient; and
  • Study and Task Guides, which provide:
    • An overview of the task to be completed
    • The competencies covered
    • The steps involved to complete the task
    • Theoretical assessment questions and or case studies;
    • Third Part Validation Check Sheet to verify the student has undertaken all practical components of the task; and
    • Photographic evidence log which requires the apprentice to provide specific photos of their practical activities.

Career Outcomes and qualification

Painter & Decorator, self-employed contractor, or supervisor…

Programs and applying

There are different programs available, to read more information please download our brochures:

  • If you are already employed or are the employer looking for an Registered Training Organisation to undertake the training aspect of the apprenticeship, take a look at our Painting & Decorating Training Brochure and apply here.
  • If you are looking for employment and training as an apprentice please take a look at the Hutchinson Builders Website.
  • We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Fees

Depending on your eligibility, your course fee could be fully or partly funded by the Department of Education and Training under the Fee Free Year 12 Graduate Program and User Choice 2016-17. Please refer to the schedule of fees on our RTO info page.

Further Information

Still have some questions; please go to our contact form.