Certificate III in Concreting CPC30320



The Certificate III in Concreting (CPC30320) is a nationally recognised trade qualification in the Australian construction industry. It imparts candidates with the trade knowledge and technical skills required to perform concreting operations on residential and commercial projects. This includes tasks such as planning and preparing work sites, placing, finishing, and curing concrete, as well as operating concreting plants and equipment, all while complying with Australian industry standards and safety regulations.

The course is tailored to meet the requirements of apprentices, trade assistants, or labourers employed in the building and construction industry who aspire to achieve trade qualification in their chosen field.


VC Education offers specialised training and assessment focused on industry standards, equipping you with the necessary skills, knowledge, and practical experience to attain the Certificate III in Concreting.

VC Education’s Certificate III in Concreting, developed by industry professionals, is designed to align with current and emerging industry trends, offering practical, real-world applications.

To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in 22 units of competency comprised of 17 core units and 5 electives.


Must be 18 years or older
Demonstrate the required level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills
Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of
Practice for Construction Work. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the
construction industry meets this requirement
No formal pre-requisite required, however, it is beneficial for students to have relevant industry experience


This is a qualification for concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Assessment is accessible to candidates with a minimum of two (2) years of relevant industry experience. Conducted by a qualified industry expert Trainer and Assessor, the RPL Assessment process results in a personalised Training Plan outlining the units of competency for training and assessment.

Duration: Maximum 24 months


Concreter Tilt Panel Fabricator
Concreting Contractor
Concreting Licence
Concreter – Residential
Concreter – Commercial


CPCCCA3002 Carry out setting out
CPCCCA3028 Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCM2002 Carry out hand excavation
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOM1012 Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCOM1013 Plan and organise work
CPCCOM1014 Conduct workplace communication
CPCCOM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCON2021 Handle concreting materials and components
CPCCON2022 Select, use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment
CPCCON3035 Determine concrete supply requirements
CPCCON3041 Place concrete
CPCCON3042 Finish concrete
CPCCON3043 Cure concrete
CPCCSF2004 Place and fix reinforcement materials
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry


CPCCON3036 Plan concrete work and brief team
CPCCON3044 Apply decorative finishes to concrete
CPCCON3046 Repair and rectify concrete
CPCCON3047 Cut concrete
CPCCON3048 Construct tilt panels on site
CPCCON3049 Apply and finish sprayed concrete
CPCCCM2007 Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008 Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012 Work safely at heights
CPCCOM1016 Identify requirements for safe precast and tilt-up work
CPCCSF3001 Apply reinforcement schedule