Part Time Day
Course Start Date
10 Hours per week
- 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.
This is a Part Time Day course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 3 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 25.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including revision, self-directed activities and on the job learning.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for:
- Apprentice carpenters
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support.
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)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
Australian Apprenticeships 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?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Approx. $400
- Basic Building & Construction Skills (5th Edition) ISBN 9790170357944 (paperback $79.95, eBook $49.95)
- Site Establishment, Formwork and Framing ISBN 9780170356152 (print $79.95, EBook $54.95)
- Construction Skills ISBN9780170376709 (print $74.95, eBook $54.95)
- Advanced Building and Joinery Skills ISBN 9780170357951 (print $79.95, eBook $54.95)
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
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM2007B||Use explosive power tools|
|CPCCCA2011A||Handle carpentry materials|
|CPCCCA2002B||Use carpentry tools and equipment|
|CPCCCA3001A||Carry out general demolition of minor building structures|
|CPCCCA3002A||Carry out setting out|
|CPCCCA3003A||Install flooring systems|
|CPCCCA3004A||Construct wall frames|
|CPCCCA3005B||Construct ceiling frames|
|CPCCCA3007C||Construct pitched roofs|
|CPCCCA3023A||Carry out levelling operations|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCCM2002A||Carry out excavation|
|CPCCCM2008B||Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCCO2013A||Carry out concreting to simple forms|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCA3012A||Frame and fit wet area fixtures|
|CPCCCA3018A||Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps|
|CPCCCA2003A||Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground|
|CPCCCA3009B||Construct advanced roofs|
|CPCCCA3016A||Construct timber external stairs|
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.
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Phone 131 601
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