CPC30318 Certificate III in Concreting


Note – This qualification has been updated and replaced by CPC30320 Certificate III in Concreting. Existing students will be transitioned to the new qualification before 27/11/2022. New students will be enrolled in the new qualification from 1/1/2022.

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

This practical course is delivered on the job, allowing participants to learn, validate and improve their skills and knowledge within their trade.

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

This course is delivered by National Construction Training (NCT), a trading name of National Training Services Pty Ltd (RTO 21254).


Training for this qualification is conducted on the job over 12 months.


Career outcomes after completing this course may include:

  • Concreter
  • Concreter tilt panel fabricator


    This qualification is suitable for those who are currently undertaking concreting tasks in the building and construction industry and are looking to become qualified in preparation for the introduction of new Victorian Building Authority trades registration requirements which have been approved by the Victorian Government.


    There are no prerequisites, however you should be employed in a suitable position within the building and construction industry and regularly undertaking concreting tasks..

    You should also hold the unit CPCCWHS1001 Work Safely in the construction industry (White Card) before commencing this program, or within four weeks of commencing. NCT can refer you to quality providers that deliver this unit.


    National Training Services can access state government funding for this qualification through the Victorian Skills First funding program. Participants who are eligible for Skills First funding will pay no tuition fees. If participants are not eligible for funding a fee may be required, please contact NTS for details on fee for service costs.

    You may be eligible for Skills First Funding if you are:

    • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, New Zealand citizen, or a holder of an approved bridging, protection, safe haven or humanitarian visa; and
    • under 20 years old;


    • an Australian citizen, permanent resident, New Zealand citizen, or a holder of an approved bridging, protection, safe haven or humanitarian visa; and
    • over 20 years old and enrolling into a qualification higher than the highest qualification already held

    Statement of fees for Skills First funded students

    Contact National Training Services to inquire about your eligibility for State Government funding. Phone 03 9988 7989.


    To be awarded the CPC30318 Certificate III in Concreting competency must be achieved in twenty (20) units of competency. These are comprised of:

    • Fifteen core units
    • Five elective units

    View the full list of units of competency here  →


    Dual Qualification – CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) & CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

    CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)


    All required equipment and materials are supplied by NTS and provided by the workplace.


    • Short answer questions
    • Workplace activities
    • Workplace Observations
    • Third Party Report
    • Projects related to concreting


    • A minimum of 12 structured training days over 12 months
    • One on one learning
    • Self-paced reading
    • Research
    • Practical demonstration and practice
    Helpful links

    training.gov.au  –  for detailed course information.

    vba.vic.gov.au  –  Victorian Building Authority.


      Brokering Arrangements

      National Training Services has appointed brokers to identify and recruit workplaces and individuals wishing to undertake this training. See the National Training Services Brokers List on our Compliance page for details.

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      For eligible students this training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.