Carpenter

Overview

Constructs, erects, installs, renovates and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skills

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Tasks

  • studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts
  • cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts
  • erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures
  • nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames
  • assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
  • cutting wood joints
  • may construct concrete formwork
  • may repair existing fittings
  • may work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals

Specialisations

  • Fixing Carpenter
  • Formwork Carpenter
  • Prop and Scenery Maker

Related Occupations

Source: 1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, First Edition.
Note: The tasks associated with the occupation are to be used as guidance only. The tasks listing may include tasks associated with the grouping/category to which the occupation belongs.

Training Pathways

4 courses found.

Course name Providers
CPC32011: Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery
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Training.gov.au
Superseded by:
CPC30220 : Certificate III in Carpentry
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CPC31511: Certificate III in Formwork/Falsework
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Training.gov.au
Superseded by:
CPC30220 : Certificate III in Carpentry
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CPC30220: Certificate III in Carpentry
View on:
Training.gov.au
Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy) , Free training for Apprenticeships (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Apprenticeship
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CPC30211: Certificate III in Carpentry
View on:
Training.gov.au
Funded under:
User Choice Program (Subsidy) , Free training for Apprenticeships (Subsidy)
Offered as:
Apprenticeship
Superseded by:
CPC30220 : Certificate III in Carpentry
View Providers