Concreting Traineeship

CPC30318 Certificate III in Concreting

Construction Training Institute’s flexible, tailored approach to training will provide students with a greater depth of knowledge in the skills and knowledge they need. If you have previous experience in concreting, we use innovative educational pathways to fast-track the learning and qualification process for you to achieve your career goals sooner, including a concreting skills assessment.

The Concreting Traineeship course was developed by industry leaders, based on the current industry environment and is focused on worksite training. You can structure your Concreting Traineeship around your current work commitments and gain your qualification to secure a career in concreting, while you earn.

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

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 18 units – 13 core units and 5 electives.

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 (Apprenticeship) and 3 months (Trade Assessment).

Delivery Mode

Visit Apprenticeship page for more information about how our apprenticeship training is delivered.
Visit our Concreting Skills Assessment page for information about how we assess those with experience in concreting.

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

Before you enrol in the course, please view our Student Handbook on our Terms of Service page for our policies on refunds, privacy and more.