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- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
Become a highly sought-after carpenter when you undertake the nationally accredited Certificate III in Carpentry. Study as an apprentice or get recognised for your industry experience in this practical, hands-on course. Carpenters and joiners are in high demand in a skills shortage industry.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn how to:
- Handle carpentry materials
- Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
- Construct wall frames
- Erect roof trusses
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal skills and attributes that will help you get ahead in this career:
- Communicate effectively with clients
- Enhance your problem-solving skills
- Learn to work as part of a team
- Nail your reliability and time management skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A carpentry trade qualification
Our graduates go on to work as a:
- Carpenter and joiner
- Stair builder
- Lead carpenter
- Finish carpenter
- Trim carpenter
GROW YOUR CAREER
From here, you can complete the Certificate IV in Building Construction (Building) and be able to apply for your builder licence with Fair Trading NSW.
Carpentry trades people are in high demand with the role being identified as a skill shortage.
Over the next five years, carpentry services are expected to grow alongside the projected stronger demand from the residential building market. There are likely to be around 69,000 job openings by 2023.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
Training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
There are a range of study options for NSW Apprentices and eligible non-apprentices with relevant industry work experience in this course.
Under the NSW Government fee-free apprenticeship initiative, NSW apprentices that commence their training on or after 1 July 2018 may be eligible for fee-free training.
Apprentices are required to provide evidence of their NSW apprenticeship to finalise their enrolment and applicable fees.
This course is also a TAFE NSW Trade Pathways Qualification and ideal if you have been working in this industry for an extended period of time but haven?t received a qualification.
To be eligible to enrol as a non-apprentice and secure funding, you must firstly meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria and:
- be over 21 years of age
- able to demonstrate and provide evidence of extensive industry experience and
- able to demonstrate relevant ongoing work experience and provide workplace evidence to support the achievement of competence.
To study this course as NSW Apprentice or to check if you meet the non-apprentice requirements to NSW funding to study this course please enquire now or call 131 601.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it.
Be sure to read your chosen course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.
As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCO2013A||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCCM2002A||Carry out excavation|
|CPCCCA3001A||Carry out general demolition of minor building structures|
|CPCCCA3023A||Carry out levelling operations|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCA3002A||Carry out setting out|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCA3005B||Construct ceiling frames|
|CPCCCA3007C||Construct pitched roofs|
|CPCCCA3004A||Construct wall frames|
|CPCCCM2008B||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
|CPCCCA3006B||Erect roof trusses|
|CPCCCA2011A||Handle carpentry materials|
|CPCCCA3003A||Install flooring systems|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCCA2002B||Use carpentry tools and equipment|
|CPCCCM2007B||Use explosive power tools|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCCA3009B||Construct advanced roofs|
|CPCCCA3016A||Construct timber external stairs|
|CPCCCA3018A||Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps|
|CPCCCA2003A||Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground|
|CPCCCA3012A||Frame and fit wet area fixtures|
|CPCCCA3010A||Install and replace windows and doors|
|CPCCCA3017B||Install exterior cladding|
|CPCCCA3013A||Install lining, panelling and moulding|
The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:
Occupational titles may include:
- Carpenter and Joiner
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
647 Pacific Highway, Belmont
Phone 131 601
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