Concreting Traineeship

CPC30318 Certificate III in Concreting

Enrolments are still being accepted under CPC30318.

Active students enrolled in CPC30318 will be transitioned into CPC30320 by the end of 2022.

CPC30320 Certificate III in Concreting

This qualification is current and the latest release. Please visit for more detail.

Course Suitability

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

  • Concreter
  • Concrete pump operator

Course & Vocational Outcomes

This Qualification provides a trade outcome in concreting operations for residential and commercial construction work.

The candidate must complete 22 units – 17 core units and 5 electives.

Entry Requirements

None required.

Qualification & Career Pathways

Employment & Career Path opportunities include developing more specialised technical skills and knowledge for working in a range of concreting environments

This is a nationally accredited, formal qualification recognised as part of the Australian Qualifications Framework.

After completion of this qualification you have a range of opportunities to continue your studies at
Certificate IV level in:

  • Building & Construction

Course Duration

This course is scheduled over 24 months (2 years).

Delivery Mode

Visit Apprenticeship page for more information about how our apprenticeship training is delivered.

Course Units


  • CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM1012 – Work effectively and sustainable 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
  • CPCCCA2003 – Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground


  • CPCCCO3044 – Apply decorative finishes to concrete
  • CPCCCO3046 – Repair and rectify concrete
  • CPCCCO3047 – Cut and core concrete
  • CPCCCO3055 – Install topping slabs
  • CPCCCM2002A – Carry out excavation
  • CPCCCM2007 – Use explosive power tools
  • BSBSMB301 – Investigate micro business opportunities

Additional Information

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