Part Time Day
Course Start Date
8.1 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 course. You will need to attend approximately 8.1 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 3 years.
You may also be required to complete approximately 27.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- This course is for learners to obtain a qualification in Certificate III in Carpentry.
Are you a Registered Apprentice?
As a registered apprentice you will be eligible for government subsidised training. A short time after starting work with your employer, an Apprentice Network Provider (Australian Apprenticeship Centre) would have visited your workplace, spoken to both you and your employer and assisted you in completing a training contract application.
If you do not have a copy of your signed contract, ask your employer for a copy. You should have a letter confirming that you are a registered apprentice. If you do not remember signing a contract, speak to your employer about it. If there is no signed training contract your employer needs to contact an Australian Apprenticeships Centre as soon as possible.
The employer and the apprentice enter into a formal Training Contract that sets out the rights, responsibilities and obligations of both parties for the period of the contract. The contract is then registered with Training Services NSW.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- TAFE NSW provides a range of services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students. Detailed information on support services is available at Student Services.
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.
This course is currently scheduled on Mondays from 8.00am to 4.45pm. One day per week for 15 weeks per semester. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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:
- You will be required to pay a $550 resource fee for textbooks and materials. This fee applies to apprentices . More information will be provided at information session and first day of class.
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 RecognitionIncidental Cost
- Course Related Materials Charge - $550.00
- Student Association - $20.00
|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.
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