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Locations

  • Alanvale
  • Burnie
  • Bridgewater TTC
  • Huonville TTC
  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Full-time

Study type

  • Mixed Learning
$

Tuition fees

Please note: The course overview is intended as a guide only. Not all courses are available at all locations or through all study types and attendance options. Please check Locations, Dates and Times below or enquire for further information.

Kick-start your career in the construction industry with this nationally recognised course and gain the foundation skills employers are looking for!

Gain practical experience and knowledge in the growing construction industry with this 11 week entry-level course with a focus on carpentry. Whether you are a school leaver or a mature-aged person looking for a career change, this course will help you develop an understanding of building skills and principles, as well as expose you to common scenarios you would face on a building site.

In this qualification, our experienced teachers will teach you how apply basic levelling procedures as well as how to use carpentry hand tools, power tools, and pneumatic tools and equipment. You’ll learn how to plan, organise work and carry out a range of measurements and calculations, and read and interpret plans and specifications. In this course you will also and have the opportunity to undertake a basic construction project using basic tools, equipment and materials!

In the construction industry, safety is critical. This course will also provide you with the knowledge you need to work safely and sustainably in construction, as well as how to apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures. You will also learn how to work safely at heights, plus how to manually handle and store carpentry materials.

Gain an advantage over your peers and increase your employment prospects as a potential apprentice or a trades assistant with the foundation skills and knowledge that every tradesman hopes for!

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the skills you need to provide a range of support tasks applicable to construction work sites right around Australia. This course is excellent preparation for gaining an apprenticeship in the construction industry.

Locations, dates & times

CampusDateAttendance/DurationStudy typeApply/Enquire
North
Alanvale7 Feb 2022 -
28 Apr 2022
Full-time

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8.30am - 4.30pm (11 weeks) I Block. Before you apply please proceed to the Entry section and complete the Informed Choices Student Self-Assessment.

Mixed LearningApply now
North West
Burnie31 Jan 2022 -
14 Apr 2022
Full-time

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8.30am - 4.30pm (11 weeks) D Block. Before you apply please proceed to the Entry section and complete the Informed Choices Student Self-Assessment.

Mixed LearningApply now

Career opportunities

  • Apprentice Carpenter
  • Construction Assistant
  • Builder’s Labourer
  • Trades Assistant

Career opportunities

  • Apprentice Carpenter
  • Construction Assistant
  • Builder’s Labourer
  • Trades Assistant

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