Certificate III in Carpentry
This course is specific for undertaking a carpentry apprenticeship, offering training and real-world experience to become a qualified tradesman.
This course will teach you:
- To interpret plans and specifications in order to plan and organise work
- To construct timber walls, doors and install and replace windows
- To use levelling devices
- To construct pitched roofs, ceiling framers and eaves
- To construct, install and finish structures and fixtures on residential and commercial buildings and infrastructure
This course is ideal for those interested in pursuing a career in building, carpentry, construction, trades training, joinery and more.
To complete this training course, you must first secure employment as a carpentry apprentice. To successfully achieve this qualification, learners must complete thirty four units of competency, including twenty-seven core units and seven elective units.
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Identify construction work hazards and select risk control strategies
Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
Carry out measurements and calculations
Conduct workplace communication
Read and interpret plans, specifications and drawings for carpentry work
Use carpentry tools and equipment
Handle carpentry materials
Perform construction calculations to determine carpentry material requirements
Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
Carry out levelling operations
Carry out setting out
Carry out concreting to simple forms
Apply basic levelling procedures
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Work safely at heights
Install flooring systems
Construct and erect wall frames
Construct ceiling frames
Erect roof trusses
Construct pitched roofs
Install windows and doors
Construct, assemble and install timber external stairs
Install exterior cladding
Install lining, panelling and moulding
Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground
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Construct and install bulkheads
Carry out hand excavation
Frame and fit wet area fixtures
Place and fix reinforcement materials
Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps
Plan and organise work
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- On-the-job learning with one-on-one observations of training and assessment
- Full Trainer support via phone, email and on-site workplace visits
- 3-4 years full-time training
- 4-6 years part-time training
Eligibility criteria applies. Contact DGT for more information.
Not sure where to start? Let's talk it through!
This course is available to start anytime pending requirements are met.
Please book with our friendly DGT team by contacting us using the "I want to know more" button above or by calling us on 1300 010 185.