Certificate III in Carpentry
Are you interested in working as a carpenter? This building apprenticeship course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work in both the housing and industrial areas of the carpentry trade. You will learn how to safely use a wide range of tools and equipment such as power tools, automatic and laser levels, nail guns, compressors, generators and scaffolding.
You will gain the skills needed to construct and manufacture components for stairs, windows, doors and furnishings. You will be able to construct, erect and repair buildings and other structures made of wood, wood substitutes, steel and other materials. Your work will vary according to the type of job you do and may include residential, commercial, industrial and other construction or maintenance.
You will learn how to read plans and calculate measurements, construct floor, wall, ceiling and roof frames as well as the installation of roof trusses, eaves, claddings and linings.
Your studies will cover building from the point of demolition through to setting out and levelling construction sites and even working with formwork and concrete.
Box Hill Institute also offers Workplace Training & Assessment for Carpentry in negotiation with the employer.
Building & Construction
PT: 3 years,
|Campuses||Workplace, Box Hill, Lilydale|
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Annual Fee|
|Apprentice Gov. Subsidised||$825.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$5,775.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$264.00|
|Retain Course Items***||No fee applies|
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).
Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
You can enrol throughout the year.
Part time: 3 years (opportunity to complete earlier depending on individual input)
- be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre
- have a current training contract with an employer
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Direct entry - via your employer and an Australian Apprenticeship Centre
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3