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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a part time day, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class 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
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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
- 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
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 havent 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.
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
Additional costs approximately $200 -
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Textbook - Basic Building & Construction Skills (5th Edition) ISBN 9790170357944 (paperback $79.95, ebook $49.95)
Bring your own electronic device ie. laptop or tablet.
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
Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.
TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.
|CPCCCA2002B||Use carpentry tools and equipment|
|CPCCCA2011A||Handle carpentry materials|
|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|
|CPCCCA3006B||Erect roof trusses|
|CPCCCA3007C||Construct pitched roofs|
|CPCCCA3023A||Carry out levelling operations|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCCM2002A||Carry out excavation|
|CPCCCM2007B||Use explosive power tools|
|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|
|CPCCCA2003A||Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground|
|CPCCCA3009B||Construct advanced roofs|
|CPCCCA3010A||Install and replace windows and doors|
|CPCCCA3012A||Frame and fit wet area fixtures|
|CPCCCA3013A||Install lining, panelling and moulding|
|CPCCCA3016A||Construct timber external stairs|
|CPCCCA3017B||Install exterior cladding|
|CPCCSF2004A||Place and fix reinforcement materials|
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.
The Northern Parkway, Tuncurry
Phone 131 601
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