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Carpentry Course

May 10, 2024
By MaxiMax

Carpenters are skilled craftspersons who construct structures and consumer goods using basic materials such as wood and concrete.

Australia is known for producing well-trained and technically proficient carpenters. Completing Certificate III in Carpentry equips students with the necessary skills to pursue a career in the building and construction sector, both locally and internationally.

Carpentry classes cover topics such as carpentry mathematics, constructing layouts, foundational tasks, roofing, building staircases, and applying siding and moldings. Additionally, there may be a focus on interior and exterior finishing techniques.

Course Details
Price (Course fees) $13,500 - $35,000
Course Duration 12 - 24 months
Locations Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, Sunshine Coast, Sydney
Intake Quarterly Intakes
Related Courses
  • Building Construction
  • Joinery
  • Boat Building
  • Building Design

Carpentry Courses in Australia

Certificate III Carpentry Course

This extensive program spans over two years and equips students with the fundamental skills required for a career in carpentry. It encompasses the installation, construction, and repair of various structures along with an understanding of the necessary tools and materials. An IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with at least 5.0 in all bands is mandatory for admission, while the total course cost amounts to AU$34,600 at TAFE South Australia.

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

TAFE WA provides a one-year course that does not require work placement. It serves as a pathway to further education or careers in joinery or carpentry, equipping students with skills in site planning, supervision, and scheduling. The program covers building codes and standards, as well as reading plans and contracts. The cost is AU$14,260 and an IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with a minimum of 5.0 in all bands are required.

Upon completion, students will be prepared for a career as a skilled tradesperson in the building and construction sector, with expertise in various carpentry tasks such as

  • Planning and coordinating work
  • Building wall frames
  • Utilizing hand and power tools for carpentry work
  • Interpreting blueprints
  • Shaping materials and assembling components
  • Constructing roof frames
  • Operating different leveling instruments

Carpentry Course Completion Outcomes

  • On average, full-time carpenters earn around $1358 weekly.
  • In Australia, the average work hours are 44 per week.
  • Employment in this profession increased moderately over the last five years and slightly over the long term.
  • Carpenters and Joiners have a high percentage of full-time positions (93.2%) and can operate independently or as part of a larger construction company.
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