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Certificate III in Concreting

CPC30318

Certificate III in Concreting – CPC30318

Course Overview

Start your journey to becoming a qualified concreter with real-world experience by studying the Certificate III in Concreting. Delivered as a traineeship, we'll equip you with highly sought after skills that translate to your workplace.

Learn to place concrete for various tasks, read and understand plans for a site, and everything in between. Learn in our state-of-the-art workshops, and practice establishing concrete framework and placing and decorating concrete.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE Courses scheme for eligible students.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

We’ve had to make adjustments to how our courses are delivered due to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19. This means that we’re currently offering a combination of delivery modes including online and flexible learning and, where we can, on-campus classes with strict social distancing in place.

Career Pathways

The completion of this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to find employment as a:

  • Concreter
  • Concrete tilt panel fabricator

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building).

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Archer Street

CPC30318 - Traineeship (from 6th April, 8am-5pm) / 2021

Wangaratta - Docker Street

CPC30318 - Traineeship (from 9th Feb, 8am-5pm) / 2021

1. Subsidised Trainee
$2,690.00
2. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
$538.00
Course Materials
$274.00
Student Services Fees (per year)
$70.00

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2021 and may change without notice.

Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

All students are required to pay an annual Student Services Fee (SSF) of $70.00. The Student Services Fee contributes to the provision of student engagement, learning and support services. SSF does not apply to short course participants.

Further details on fees available

Training package entry requirements

There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements

Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to ensure the course suits your needs and aspirations, and that you are likely to complete the course successfully.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • Complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider (australianapprenticeships.gov.au) with your employer to organise your traineeship contract prior to applying for this course.
Core Units
CPCCCA2003
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCM1012
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013
Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014
Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015
Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001
Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006
Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCO2021
Handle concreting materials
CPCCCO2022
Select, check and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
CPCCCO3041
Place concrete
CPCCCO3042
Finish concrete
CPCCCO3043
Cure concrete
CPCCCO3053
Slump test concrete
CPCCSF2004
Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCWHS2001
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Elective Units
CPCCCO3036
Plan concrete work and brief team
CPCCCO3044
Apply decorative finishes to concrete
CPCCCO3046
Repair and rectify concrete
CPCCCO3047
Cut and core concrete
CPCCCO3048
Construct tilt panels on site
CPCCSF2001A
Handle steelfixing materials
CPCCSF2002A
Use steelfixing tools and equipment
CPCCSF3001
Apply reinforcement schedule

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstrations
  • Online assessments

Andrew McGranahan

Students attend GOTAFE 8 times per year to complete on-campus training. Each block consists of 5 days, Monday to Friday.

Students engage in face-to-face training and assessment. The training is undertaken onsite and in a workshop model which includes access to and use of a Simulated Workshop where the students can practice their skills and demonstrate the knowledge they have acquired.

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or submit an enquiry through our website now and one of the team will be in touch.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

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