This qualification provides a trade outcome in carpentry, covering work in residential and commercial applications. The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the construction industry, as well as a specialist field of work.
The construction industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
Career Opportunities: Carpenter, Carpenter/Joiner
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If you have a knack for carpentry and furniture making, you might have a promising future in the building and construction industry. It’s a good industry to join, too. There are currently 92,500 workers in the industry. Full-time carpenters and joiners work an average of 44 hours and receive approximately $1,358 every week.
You can start your career as a carpenter regardless of your formal qualifications. But even though you have a high level of technical competency, most employers still require a certificate III in carpentry.
You can earn your carpentry trade certification during your apprenticeship. It’s required because of the duties that come with the occupation:
– Determining the materials and dimensions required for projects
– Cutting, assembling and installing parts of the project
– Erecting roof framings and sheathing roofs
– Setting up structural framework, sub-flooring and floorboards
– Fitting exterior wall claddings, doors and window frames
– Assembling prepared wood and cutting wood joints
– Possibly working with concrete framework, plastic laminates and metals
Carpenters have more tasks, but these are the main responsibilities that you have to learn.
As a carpenter, you will be expected to construct, install and repair all types of structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood and wallboard. It’s easier to advance your career when you’re well-versed in both residential and commercial carpentry. This is where the significance of your carpentry trade qualification comes in.
Qualified carpenters and joiners find stable employment in housing projects, construction projects and civil engineering firms. You might also consider opening your own small business or being a subcontractor. Whatever career path you take, our team at Realistic Training Options makes sure you get proper certification.
Our Certificate III in Carpentry course is delivered by highly trained and experienced teachers who are eager to pass on their carpentry and joinery skills to you. In addition to the actual training, we give you pointers on how to secure a job that will jumpstart your career. We’ll also teach you about adaptability, communication, initiative, organisation, self-management, teamwork and technology.
Many people are skilled in carpentry but not qualified for the job that they’re eyeing. We help you qualify for the job through our certification courses. Let’s get started by assessing your eligibility.
At Realistic Training Options, our trainers deliver nationally recognised training and assessment services to the carpentry and construction industry. We offer payment plans from as little as $20 per week. We also assist overseas students who are interested in the course. Enquire now about certificate III in carpentry.