Certificate III in Carpentry

TAFE Western Australia

Program Description

Certificate III in Carpentry

TAFE Western Australia

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career as a carpenter in the domestic housing industry or commercial construction area. You will learn how to use basic carpentry tools, power tools and equipment, read and interpret plans, handle carpentry materials and construct pitched roof, ceiling frames and flooring systems. Carpentry formwork skills in preparation for concrete are also included. You will undertake work experience at various building sites.

Students who are currently enrolled or commencing in 2015 S2 at PWA - Midland campus will complete their studies at this campus. Please note that from Semester 1, 2016 this course will be moving to PWA - Balga campus.

To successfully complete this course, students may be required to undertake work placement in the industry they have chosen. More information, advice and industry contacts will be provided at orientation and during their course.

Students must complete a total number of 30 units which comprise of 22 core units plus 8 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

  • Use carpentry tools and equipment
  • Handle carpentry materials
  • Carry out general demolition of minor building structures
  • Carry out setting out
  • Carry out levelling operations
  • Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
  • Plan and organise work
  • Conduct workplace communication
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Carry out excavation
  • Use explosive power tools
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
  • Work safely at heights
  • Carry out concreting to simple forms
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Install flooring systems
  • Construct wall frames
  • Construct ceiling frames
  • Erect roof trusses
  • Construct pitched roofs
  • Construct eaves
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 14, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
July 2016
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
24,600 AUD
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Deadline
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Australia Perth, Western Australia
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Duration 2 years
Price 24,600 AUD
four semesters tuition
Start date July 2016
Place
Australia Perth, Western Australia
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Duration 2 years
Price 24,600 AUD
four semesters tuition