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.
23 Aug 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
You can enrol throughout the year
Part time: 3 years (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
After successful completion of this course, you may wish to apply for positions such as carpenter or a commercial or domestic builder.
APPRENTICESHIP ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
To apply for this course, you must also be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider and have a training contract with an employer.
We can provide information and support on how to apply for an apprenticeship with an employer listed by an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider. Contact the Skills & Jobs Centre on (03) 8892 1350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute 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.
After successfully completing this course, you could apply for entry into Certificate IV in Building and Construction or Diploma of Building and Construction
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Annual Fee|
|Apprentice Gov. Subsidised||$1,155.00|
|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|
You will need to complete 30 units
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.
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