To become a carpenter you usually have to complete an apprenticeship in Carpentry. This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications for people completing an apprenticeship.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Certificate III in Carpentry
22 core units:
- Use carpentry tools and equipment
- handle carpentry materials
- Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
- Carry out setting out
- Carry out levelling operations
- Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
- Plan and organise work
- Conduct workplace communication
- Carry out measurements and calculations
- Read and interpret plans and specifications
- Carry out excavation
- Use explosive power tools
- Erect and dismantle restricted height light scaffolding
- Work safely at heights
- Carry out concreting to simple forms
- Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
- Install and prepare windows and doors, Frame and fir wet area fixtures
- Install lining, panelling and moulding
- Construct timber external stairs
- plus 8 elective units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.