Certificate III in Concreting

Course Code: CPC30313
Study Area:
Building and Construction

Start date: Rolling enrolment. Enrol at any time!

End date: Rolling enrolment


You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

  • Charleston Road campus
  • External Delivery
Course Structure
  • This course is designed for those working in the construction trades as a Concreter. Delivered on-site* in a flexible way that suits your work, we will come to your work site and assess you while you are working. The delivery is designed to fit in with a modern working environment including online content and workplace simulations.

    *You may be required to attend practical training days held at the Charleston Road campus. These days are typically designed to work around your work schedule with many of the dates set around the industry RDO calendar.

    Flexible Delivery:

    To be eligible for this course you must be currently working in the industry as a concreter, with a minimum 5 years experience and access to a live worksite. You must also satisfy the prerequisite numeracy and literacy skills.


    Sign up with an employer and AASN. This is an option for new entrants to the concreting trade. If you would like more information regarding this please contact Bendigo TAFE.


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Upon completion, you will be a qualified concreter allowing you to work nationally.

  • Prerequisites: Licensing/Regulatory Information

    This is a licensed occupation. Check with relevant state and territory licensing and regulatory authorities. State and territory jurisdictions may have different regulatory requirements.

    You will need to undertake a Pre-Training Review prior to enrolment.

    Students will be required to supply their own protective equipment which includes eye and ear protection, steel capped boots, gumboots, respirators and dust masks.

Course overview

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

How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Interview and Language, Literacy & Numeracy assessment onsite

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • You will be assessed in a number of ways which will include observations of your work, knowledge tests and written answers.

Learning options
  • You will be visited on site to discuss the leaning options to suit you and your work practices.

Key study areas
You will study a large number of units based around skills as a concreter and you will also be studying units to make sure you are a safe and effective trade person.

Further study opportunities
  • This course will lead to higher level studies for a Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110) which may help you become a qualified builder.


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

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*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 1/05/2019 4:30 PM

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