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CPC30220 – Certificate III in Carpentry


The CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry covers the essentials skills and knowledge required to commence your career as a qualified tradesperson in the construction industry. This is a trade qualification for carpenters in residential and commercial workplaces. It includes setting out, manufacturing, constructing, assembling, installing and repairing products made using timber and non-timber materials. MBA Group Training deliver the CPC30220 Certificate III in Carpentry qualification through an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement.


Start date: Block training commences in January and is delivered at various dates throughout the calendar year
Course length: 3-4 years full time
Location: Skills Centre - 1 Iron Knob Street Fyshwick ACT 2609
Course Times: Training is scheduled in 6 x 1 week blocks - 8.00am - 4.00pm
Study mode: Full Time


Stage 1: $550
Stage 2: $800
Stage 3: $800

Text book: $60 each, 1 x textbook required for each stage
Drawing Kit: $150 (can be purchased from MBA GT, or supplied by the student)

Stage fees are payable by the employer - resource fees are payable by the student or employer 


Those wishing to undertake this course must:

  • Complete a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment
  • Complete an Asbestos Awareness and Silica Awareness course mandated by ACT Government
  • Complete Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) prior to commencing work a construction site - achievement of unit CPCWHS1001 covers this requirement.
  • Have or obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and provide this to the RTO prior to, or at, enrolment. MBA Group Training Ltd is authorised under section 9 of the Student Identifier Regulation Act 2014 to collect or use a student identifier.



This qualification contains 34 units of competency, including core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a units to address specialist fields of work. Please click here to download MBA GT's CPC30220 content and delivery outline.


This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Carpenter - Commercial
  • Carpenter - Formwork
  • Carpenter – Residential

Further training pathways include CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction.


Competent participants will be issued with a National Recognised Certificate III in Carpentry (CPC30220) on completion of this course. Participants who do not complete the course will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for Certificate III in Carpentry - (CPC30220) for any units of competency achieved.

A copy of all relevant MBA Group Training policies and procedures can be found here. Students will be provided with a copy of applicable policies and procedures, along with a student handbook at the time of enrolment. 

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