TIV offers the opportunity to students and their employers to be their Carpentry trade school. We offer flexible training and support, allowing an apprentice to work, earn and learn at their place of employment.

Apprentices will attend TIV’s trade school for two consecutive days each month for 10 months of each year. This will be conducted by our great trainers who have a wealth of knowledge and a high degree of industry experience. They will also support your ‘on the job’ training progress throughout the Apprenticeship by having regular contacts with you and your employer.

All of our trainers keep up to date by being engaged within the industry. So they know how things work in the real world.

What you’ll learn

Increase your job opportunities in the Building and Construction Industry with skills and knowledge in the following areas:

What's Included

Electronic copies of various building codes and standards, manuals, learner guides, plans and specifications

Delivery & Duration

Typically the Carpentry Apprenticeship will be conducted over 3 years, however the duration may be reduced if the Apprentice can demonstrate competency within a shorter time frame.

Tuition Dates & Locations

Constant enrolments throughout the year at various locations in X, Y and Z.

Fees & Government Funding

Concession

$340
The fee if you hold a current Concession Card.

Skills First Funded Program

$1,600

Typical Course Fee

$11,500
The fee if you are not eligible for government funding.

This course is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible individuals. Call us on (03) 9399 9511 to discuss your eligibility.

Units of Delivery

CORE UNITS

UNIT TITLE

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCCCM1014A

Conduct workplace communication

CPCCCM1012A

Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry

CPCCCM1013A

Plan and organise work

CPCCCM2001A

Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCCCM1015A

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCCA2002B

Use carpentry tools and equipment

CPCCCA2011A

Handle carpentry materials

CPCCCM2007B

Use explosive power tools

CPCCCA3002A

Carry out setting out

CPCCCM3006

Carry out levelling operations

CPCCCA3003A

Install flooring systems

CPCCCA3004A

Construct wall frames

CPCCCA3001A

Carry out general demolition of minor building structures

CPCCCA3006B

Erect roof trusses

CPCCCA3007C

Construct pitched roofs

CPCCCA3008B

Construct eaves

CPCCCA3005B

Construct ceiling frames

CPCCCM2002A

Carry out excavation

CPCCCO2013A

Carry out concreting to simple forms

CPCCCM2010B

Work safely at heights

CPCCCM2008B

Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

ELECTIVE UNITS

CPCCCA2003A

Erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on ground

CPCCSF2004A

Place and fix reinforcement materials

CPCCCA3010A

Install and replace windows and doors

CPCCCA3017B

Install exterior cladding

CPCCCA3012A

Frame and fit wet area fixtures

CPCCCA3009B

Construct advanced roofs

CPCCCA3016A

Construct timber external stairs

CPCCCA3018A

Construct, erect and dismantle formwork for stairs and ramps

Prerequisites
  • You are sixteen (16) years or older
  • You can read, write and speak English competently
  • You have an employer

“The course has been great – really beneficial. Everyone at TIV has been really helpful and super professional.”

Sam Lloyd
Western Bulldogs
Completed CPC30211 Certificate III in Carpentry and CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Frequently Asked Questions

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

This course is compromised of 30 units which takes approximately three years to complete with monthly on and off job contact from TIV.

What are the prerequisites for this course?

No previous building experience required.

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?

Two consecutive days in a week, once a month.

Is there Government funding available for this course?

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

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)