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Certificate III in Concreting

CPC30313

Certificate III in Concreting – CPC30313

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Course Overview

The Certificate III in Concreting is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Concreter.

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 delivered as a Traineeship, and is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme for eligible students.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Building industry as a Concreter.

Further Study

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

Course Dates & Times

Currently there are no upcoming sessions available for this course. To register your interest in this course, click the "Register Your Interest" button at the top of this page.

Fee Information

All applicants fall under one of the following:

To be elegible for a government subsidy you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen; or
  • A new holder of a permanent visa; or
  • A New Zealand citizen

1. Subsidised Trainee
$2,462.00
2. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
$492.00

All applicants are liable for the following costs:

Course Materials
$456.00

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 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

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.

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification; however:
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 CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers this requirement.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • Register with the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network OR be able to demonstrate experience in the trade
Core Units
CPCCCA2003A
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
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
CPCCCM2006B
Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCCO2021A
Handle concreting materials
CPCCCO2022A
Use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
CPCCCO3041A
Place concrete
CPCCCO3042A
Finish concrete
CPCCCO3043A
Cure concrete
CPCCOHS2001A
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCSF2004A
Place and fix reinforcement materials
Elective Units
CPCCCM2007B
Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008B
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCO3036A
Plan concrete work and brief team
CPCCCO3044A
Carry out decorative finishes to concrete
CPCCCO3046A
Repair and rectify concrete
CPCCCO3047A
Cut and core concrete
CPCCCO3048A
Construct tilt panels on site
CPCCSF2001A
Handle steelfixing materials
CPCCSF3001A
Apply reinforcement schedule

Assessment methods may include:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration
  • Online Assessments

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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 click Enquire Now.

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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