CPC30320 - Certificate III in Concreting

Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a CPC30320 – Certificate III in Concreting via our RTO partners.

Qualification Overview

Qualification Name:

 Certificate III in Concreting

Qualification Code and Units of Competency:



Within four weeks of receiving sufficient and complying evidence of competency in all applied for units of competency.

The Certificate III in Concreting will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct concreting operations in residential and commercial construction projects. This course is for people who want to learn about the concreting process. They could be at the beginning of their career. Or they could have been in the construction industry for a while and would like to expand their knowledge. ITEC uses Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to help you obtain this certification. By recognising your previous qualifications and experiences, those who want to upskill can take their career to the next level in the construction sector. All levels of tradespeople are eligible to apply for this qualification. As part of the certification process, applicants must meet a set of criteria. The following is a list of eligibility requirements you need to meet to be considered for this certificate: The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia. If they do not meet the citizenship criteria, they must obtain a full-time working visa in Australia. The applicant should have a minimum of 2 years of work experience as a builder under the supervision of a licensed builder. If you need further information, feel free to get in touch. Our contact information is given below.

Competency standards for technical and non-technical skills related to concreting are included in the qualification. This certificate can help people improve their work prospects by giving them the opportunity to gain new technical skills and refresh their existing knowledge. This qualification will provide you with fundamental skills that can allow you to move to a trade or managerial role in the building and construction industry. The completion of this certificate will ensure that you have both technical concreting and building skills, as well as specialized skills related to occupational safety. Upon completion of this certificate, you can work on a residential or commercial construction site. This certificate attests to the fact that you hold the formal training, industry knowledge, and practical expertise required to conduct concreting work at a construction site. You can work without supervision and as a part of a team. This certification might serve as a stepping stone for future education or can give you the abilities you’ll need to launch your own business. You will also be one step closer to getting your builder’s licence with this qualification.

The Certificate III in Concreting may bring you one step closer to a builder’s license. It is meant for construction tradespeople who want formal training in the industry. People who work for you can be certain that you are a trustworthy professional and know the best practices in construction. The operation of builder licenses and registrations is overseen by regulatory organizations in each Australian state. Check with the state licensing board for further details.

The Certificate III in Concreting program for the recognition of trade skills and prior learning recognizes the experience of concreters who have yet to complete their qualifications. The program ensures that experience is converted into a nationally recognized qualification and helps you attain the subjects and qualifications required to obtain a concreting contractor’s license. The program is available to concreters who have worked locally for several years, as well as to local students who have completed only partial studies in Australia. Migrants with relevant experience and knowledge of Australian requirements and standards can fast-track their qualifications with the relevant programs

  • ID
  • Resume
  • Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
  • Samples of your work, including sketches, plans, quotations, tender documents and invoices.
  • Letter of Employment
  • Current employment contracts
  • Letters of reference from licensed tradesmen you have worked with.
  • Videos or photos of your work.
  • Evidence of overseas qualifications.
  • Transcripts or assessments from related previous qualifications.
  • Apprenticeship papers.
  • Safe work method statements 
  • Contracts 
  • Quotes/invoices and stock orders
  • Job cards
  • Drawings 
  • Maintenance reports and service sheets

Once you are qualified, possible roles include:

  • Concreter
  • Concrete Pump Operator
  • You can be certified anywhere in Australia with a nationally recognised qualification

  • Have your certification within four weeks of evidence being received

  • Gain accreditation from a reputable Registered Training Organisation

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  • Get your FREE RPL Quote today!

  • Frontier Training and Technology (RTO: 21244)
  • Construction Training College (RTO: 32512)
  • Noble Training (RTO: 41488)
  • Construction Trades College (RTO: 40250)
  • Australian Industrial Systems Institute (RTO: 21916)
  • Building Trades Australia (RTO: 30979)


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Four Easy Steps To Get Qualified

Free Skills Assessment

Speak to ITEC Australia about your goals, and allow us to guide you towards the qualification that will help you reach them.

Portfolio of Experience

Your dedicated consultant will guide you through the process of putting together a portfolio of evidence. This can contain overseas qualifications, transcripts, certificates, photos and videos, samples or work examples, letters of reference, your current resume, etc.

Evidence Review

Once one of our partner registered training organisations (RTOs) has assessed your portfolio, the assessor assigned to your case may be in touch if any additional evidence is required. If you have any weak areas, the RTO may assign a trainer to upskill you at no cost to you.

You’re Qualified

ITEC Australia is partnered with Registered Training Organisations whose qualifications are nationally recognised in Australia, and are the same as the qualification you would receive from full time study. Qualifications can also be useful for licensing or immigration purposes.

Qualification Description

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

Occupational titles include:

  • concreter
  • concrete tilt panel fabricator.

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

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

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to concreting in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in:

  • 22 units of competency:
  • 17 core units
  • 5 elective units.

For the elective units:

  • 3 units must be selected from Group A
  • the remaining 2 elective units may be selected from Group A and/or Group B or from any currently endorsed Training Package or accredited course at Certificate III or Certificate IV level.


Prerequisite units 

An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met. Prerequisite unit(s) must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk. Check the unit of competency for information on specific prerequisite requirements. All prerequisite requirements are packaged in the qualification.


Core units 


Carry out setting out


Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground


Carry out hand excavation


Apply basic levelling procedures


Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry


Plan and organise work


Conduct workplace communication


Carry out measurements and calculations


Read and interpret plans and specifications


Handle concreting materials and components


Select, use and maintain concreting plant, tools and equipment


Determine concrete supply requirements


Place concrete


Finish concrete


Cure concrete


Place and fix reinforcement materials


Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry



Elective units 

Group A: Specialist elective units 


Plan concrete work and brief team


Apply decorative finishes to concrete


Repair and rectify concrete


Cut concrete


Construct tilt panels on site


Apply and finish sprayed concrete


Carry out high performance concreting


Conduct off-form vertical concrete operations


Slump test concrete


Operate concrete agitator trucks


Install topping slabs


Conduct concrete pump delivery operations


Core concrete



Group B: General elective units 


Use explosive power tools


Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding


Work safely at heights


Licence to operate a concrete placing boom


Identify requirements for safe precast and tilt-up work


Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment


Apply reinforcement schedule

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