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Learn how to use hand and power tools, work from plans and specifications to fabricate, install and construct, and learn how to select the correct materials. Completion of a qualification in this field may satisfy the educational requirements of the Office of Fair Trading for the issue of a carpentry trade contractor licence.

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What job opportunities could a carpentry or joinery course lead to?

A carpentry, joinery and furniture course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from designing and building furniture to fitting out commercial property.

Qualifications in carpentry, joinery and furniture can lead to a job as a carpenter, joiner, shop fitter, cabinetmaker or form worker. The average weekly salary for carpenters and joiners is $1,052. 

Whether you're just starting out in your carpentry, joinery and furniture career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you.

TAFE courses in the area include Industrial Design, Shopfitting, Cabinet Making, Carpentry and Joinery, Furniture Making, Furniture Finishing and Construction Pathways.