CPC30318 Certificate III in Concreting

Courses Info

This qualification reflects the role of concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.  Occupational titles may include:

Occupational titles may include

  • Concreter
  • Concrete tilt panel fabricator.

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.

The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

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/CPCCWHS1001 covers this requirement. Licencing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements apply to concreting in some states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:
20 units of competency:

  • 15 core units
  • 5 elective units.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

Enrolment options

We currently offer this qualification as:

  • A Traineeship over 24 months or
  • RPL assessment only with a maximum duration of 3 months.

RPL Candidates

Once you have decided to go ahead with the course return your completed enrolment form and ensure the commencement payment for your course has been made. (Please see the payment form for details).  When this is received at our office (email/fax/post), Building Industry Training will provide you with the necessary documents/learning resources/assessments and the details of your trainer so you can begin your studies.

Fees charges and refunds

Course costs and payment options are attached on the payment form and vary between RPL Candidates and Apprentices/Trainees.  Refunds will not be issued to students due to change of mind once the training/assessment process has commenced. The unit cost is calculated on the Student Contribution Fee of $1.60 per nominal hour duration and is set by legislation.

Commencement requirements (RPL)

Individuals undertaking RPL assessments for this qualification will have 4 years’ experience as a minimum in the construction industry.

Pathways Information

This qualification is just one of the requirements for an individual to obtain a licence with their states regulatory body.  Please consult with your local authority to ensure you are eligible and meet other criteria prior to commencing studies with Building Industry Training. After the completion of this qualification it is recommended that the student undertake an Approved Managerial Course for Trade Contractors or Certificate IV in Building and Construction.

This qualification contains the following units:

CORE (15 units)
*prerequisite CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies & procedures in the construction industry, must be assessed before any unit with an Asterix.
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
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
CPCCCA2003* Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
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
Group A Concreting Electives(3 min)
CPCCCO3044* Apply decorative finishes to concrete
CPCCCO3046* Repair and rectify concrete
CPCCCO3047* Cut and core concrete
Group B General Electives(2 max)
CPCCCA3001* Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCA3002A Carry out setting out
CPCCCM2007* Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008* Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCSF2003* Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
CPCCSF3001* Apply reinforcement schedule