(CPC30211)

Certificate III in Carpentry

Course
RPL
Apprenticeship

Overview

TIV’s highly regarded Certificate III in Carpentry course is recognised as one of the best in the industry.

Designed to provide a practical alternative to an apprenticeship, the innovative program has been a resounding success since its inception, and enormously popular among men and women across all ages aspiring to become qualified Carpenters and successful careers in the Building and Construction industry.

About

The course is run over three consecutive days per week (Mon-Wed or Wed-Fri) for twelve months by exceptional trainers with a wealth of knowledge, industry experience and highly qualified support staff.

This is followed by 800 hours of workplace based employment. Students begin learning their craft at TIV headquarters in Williamstown before transferring to the state-of-the-art outdoor learning facility in West Footscray.
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Williamstown Carpentry Course

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What you will learn

Apply OHS Policies & Procedures
Basic workplace skills
Basic carpentry skills
Planning a carpentry job
Windows doors and wet area fixtures
Wall frames and basic demolition
Ceilings, roofs and eaves
Stairs, formwork and re-enforcement
Scaffolding
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Outcomes

TIV delivers a professional Carpentry program of the highest quality, tailoring the course to suit the needs and objectives of each individual student.

Caters for everyone

Designed for men or women who are interested in becoming a carpenter and including being your own boss / sub-contractor.

Equipment provided

Carpentry hand tools, construction site uniforms, work boots, personal protective equipment and modern carry bag are all provided by TIV.

Duration

Training is strategically conducted over three consecutive days throughout the course to enable students to seek employment whilst training.

Employment opportunites

TIV engages external recruitment agencies (Amrick) who specialise in placing students in employment during and after completing their qualification.

Instructors

7 instructors
7 instructors

William Spencer

Certificate III in Carpentry + more

Training Manager Certificate III Carpentry

Garry Walters

Certificate III in Carpentry + more

Sean Clinch

Certificate III in Carpentry

Steven Stonehouse

Certificate III in Carpentry + more

Graeme Jonson

Certificate III in Carpentry + more

Luke Tiernan

Certificate III in Carpentry

Martin Trevorah

Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying + more

Tuition Dates & Locations

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This course is a good balance between football and life after football. It’s unreal, not just for sportsman but for anyone wanting to get into construction
Curtis Scott, Melbourne Storm

FAQ

What is the duration of the Certificate III in Carpentry course?

Approximately 18 months comprising 3 days per week over the duration of 12 months, not including breaks. Equivalent to fulltime study plus 800 hours work. The duration may vary according to individual circumstances.

How long does it take to become a qualified carpenter?

Approximately 18 months.

What are the prerequisites for this course?

Year 10 or equivalent. No previous building experience required but is most suitable for applicants 20 years of age and over.

What time is trade school?

Training is from 7.30am to 3.30pm

How many days a week am I required to attend trade school?

This course is fulltime; Students will be required to attend school 3 days a week.

Is there government funding available for this course?

Government funding is available for eligible applicants. Please discuss eligibility with a TIV representative.

Does TIV find employers for me to complete work placement hours?

TIV has an employer on board to assist with work placement. However, we strongly advise you source your own employer.

Is this qualification nationally recognised?

Yes.
This qualification is nationally recognised across Australia.

Is this qualification the same as completing an apprenticeship?

Yes.
This qualification is the exact same trade qualification you would receive if completing an apprenticeship. This course is just a different delivery method.

What is the study pathway this qualification can lead to?

The pathway beyond the Certificate III in Carpentry can lead to the following qualifications:

Certificate IV in Building and Construction – (Building)

Diploma of Building and Construction – (Building)

What's next?

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