Project Description

Work in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.

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What is this course about?

The CPC30318- Certificate III in Concreting reflects the role of concreters working in concreting operations on residential and commercial projects.

Occupational titles include:

  • concreter
  • concrete tilt panel fabricator.

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

Who should do it?

This qualification is suitable for anyone currently working as a concreter or concrete tilt panel fabricator a construction environment.

How will undertaking this course benefit you?

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. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm these requirements.

Participants resources that are required 

All participants of Best Option Training are required to complete and Language, Literacy and Numeracy test to the level of the qualification.

All participants will need basic computer skills and access to wifi and a laptop or computer with a web camera, as all assessments are completed online.

Are there any entry requirements?

Participants should have a minimum of four years’ experience working in a relevant role, and must hold a current Construction Induction (White) Card and/or a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry.

All participants must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To obtain yours, go to and follow the prompts to create your USI. Enter your Unique Student Identifier (USI) (if you already have one) You may already have a USI if you have done any nationally recognised training, which could include training at work, completing a first aid course or RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) course, getting a white card, or studying at a TAFE or training organisation. It is important that you try to find out whether you already have a USI before attempting to create a new one. You should not have more than one USI. To check if you already have a USI, use the ‘Forgotten USI’ link on the USI website at

You are currently working on active construction projects

You have more than three (3) years’ experience in the building and construction industry (experience must be within the last ten (10) years)

You must be 15 years or older

How is it delivered?

Blended Delivery. A mix of both online and face to face learning.

Where is it?

Best Option Training purpose-built Education Centre in Villawood or you’re workplace

Best Option Training cannot accept more than $1500 as a deposit. Best Option Training RTO number 41246

What do I get from it?

Upon successful completion participants receive a Certificate for CPC30318- Certificate III in Concreting issued by Best Option Training RTO Code 41246

To obtain a licence for concreting please follow the link Fair Trading


To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

20 units of competency made up of:

  • 15 core units
  • 5 elective units.

The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF qualification level, contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome, and are to be chosen as follows:

  • a minimum of three elective units must be chosen from the Group A concreting elective units listed below
  • the remaining two elective units may be chosen from:
    • the remaining Group A concreting elective units listed below
    • the Group B general elective units listed below
    • other units packaged in a Certificate III or Certificate IV qualification in the CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package, CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package, or other current Training Packages or accredited courses provided they do not duplicate the outcome of another unit already chosen for the qualification.

Prerequisite units of competency

An asterisk against a unit code below indicates that there is a prerequisite requirement that must be met.

In this instance, all units with an asterisk have the following unit as a prerequisite unit:

  • CPCCWHS2001 Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry.

This prerequisite unit must be assessed before assessment of any unit of competency with an asterisk; therefore, it is recommended that the prerequisite unit be the first unit delivered and assessed in the qualification.

Core units 
CPCCCA2003*Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
CPCCCM1012Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1013Plan and organise work
CPCCCM1014Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2001Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCCCM2006Apply 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
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Group A: Concreting elective units 
CPCCCO3035*Assess and specify concrete supply requirements
CPCCCO3036*Plan concrete work and brief team
CPCCCO3044*Apply decorative finishes to concrete
CPCCCO3046*Repair and rectify concrete
CPCCCO3047*Cut and core concrete
CPCCCO3048*Construct tilt panels on site
CPCCCO3049*Apply and finish sprayed concrete
CPCCCO3050*Carry out high performance concreting
CPCCCO3051*Conduct off-form vertical concrete operations
CPCCCO3052*Conduct concrete boom delivery operations
CPCCCO3054*Operate concrete agitator trucks
CPCCCO3055*Install topping slabs
Group B: General elective units 
CPCCCA3001*Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
CPCCCM1016Identify requirements for safe tilt-up work
CPCCCM2007*Use explosive power tools
CPCCCM2008*Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCLBM3001Licence to operate a concrete placing boom
CPCCSF2003*Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
CPCCSF3001*Apply reinforcement schedule

What do I need to bring?

  • 100 points of identification
  • A pen
  • Closed footwear
  • High visibility shirt or vest
  • Students are required to have access to the internet and a computer with a webcam.


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