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Program Snapshot


12-14 months

Delivery Options

only available for on-site delivery


Learners must be actively working in the concreting industry and must hold a White Card as evidence of their participation in the industry

LLN will be assessed prior to course


$7,500 full fee.
State Government funding may be available for eligible individuals. Contact us to see if you’re eligible for government funding.

Course information:

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of concreters working on residential and commercial projects.

The construction industry 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.

This qualification would benefit those wanting to further develop their skills to work as a concreter or concrete pump operator. 

Course outcomes:

√ Erect and dismantle formwork to footings and slabs on ground, to establish levels and contain finished concrete. 

Perform work in a safe manner with awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices. 

Plan and organise individual and group work activities on a construction site. 

Read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to constructon operatons including, identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, identfcaton of key features and specifications and document status and amendment detail. 

Carry out levelling in a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set-out of building components. 

Safely select and use concreting plant, tools and equipment for the completon of general concreting tasks. 

Place concrete into prepared formwork or foundations to establish a strong base for further building work. 

Finish concrete surfaces that have been placed and screened in line with specified finish requirements. 

carry out the initial curing process to poured concrete in order to control moisture evaporation from fnished concrete. 

Apply decorative finishes to concrete surfaces. The finish includes the use of stamps, stencils, colours, exposed aggregate and textured finishes. It may include working with others and as a member of a team. 

√ Repair and rectify minor and major defects in concrete work in order to fix damaged areas  

Course structure:

CPC30313 Certificate III in Concreting requires completion of 20 units of competency.
* Indicates core units

CPCCCM1012A Work effectvely
and sustainably in the constructon industry*
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communicaton*
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the
constructon industry*
CPCCCM1013A Plan and organise work*
CPCCCM2001A Read and interpret plans and specifcatons*
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculatons*
CPCCCO3035A Assess and specify concrete supply requirements
RIICCM202D Identfy, locate and protect underground services
RIICCM205D Carry out manual excavaton
RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manually
CPCCCA2003A Erect and dismantle formwork for footngs and slabs on ground*
CPCCCM2006B Apply basic levelling procedures*
CPCCCO2022A Use and maintain concretng plant, tools and equipment*
CPCCCO2021A Handle concretng materials*
CPCCCO3041A Place Concrete*
CPCCCO3042A Finish Concrete*
CPCCCO3043A Cure Concrete*
CPCCSF2004A Place and fx reinforcement materials*
CPCCCO3044A Carry out decoratve fnishes to concrete
CPCCCO3046A Repair and rectfy concrete

More information:

This program is intended for concreting tradespeople who are serious about investing in themselves to develop career path opportunities for the future. It requires commitment to attend training and to complete assignments within specified deadlines.

Learners will be expected to make this commitment before being enrolled in the program, and deviation from it during the course may result in them being withdrawn.

Assessment Methods:

  • Practical exercises
  • Workplace observations
  • Workplace Supervisors’ reports

Resources Provided: Learning resources will be provided including; training manuals, powerpoint presentations, You-tube clips, webinars etc.

Induction: Trainees will be introduced to the course, delivery and assessment methods, and expectations and rights of trainees prior to course commencement.

All trainees are expected to comply with worksite WHS procedures and policies during practical activities. Safety procedures in the classroom will be explained at the commencement of the course.

RPL & Credit Transfer: Students who believe they have sufficient past experience to demonstrate full competence against particular units may apply for RPL using the forms and processes available from the TME office. Students may apply for credit transfer for any units completed in prior qualifications, including for the elective units.

Funding: This program may be supported by Victorian State Government funding or subsidised by the NSW Government subject to eligibility. New employees may also be eligible for Commonwealth Government Funding. Contact us to check your eligibility.

Workplace Training: Programs can be customised to meet individual or workplace requirements. On the job training and assessment activities are built into our programs to benefit employers and enable learners to develop relevant workplace skills.

We actively tailor training for people from diverse backgrounds, including those
with disabilities, and encourage all to apply. 

Information in this flyer is current at 19/1/2017 and may be subject to change. Contact us to ensure you have the most current information about this program.

version 2 – 17/3/2017

TME offers courses that can assist you to better understand local building practices in Australia, and which will help you gain the knowledge necessary to eventually register as a Licensed Builder.

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