This qualification provides participants with the technical skills and knowledge to work as a qualified carpenter on both residential and commercial construction sites. Are you working as an unqualified carpenter or looking to formalise your existing skills and knowledge? If so completion of this qualification will provide you with the opportunity to become a recognised tradesperson.
According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, future growth is strong for those in construction management roles, ensuring the skill learned in this qualification will be in high demand. The average salary for this role within Australia is estimated between $40,000 to $90,000; however the earning potential for qualified carpenters is strong with higher level carpentry jobs paying over $150,000.
Upon completion of this qualification, students will have the knowledge and skills required in areas such as reading plans and calculating measurements; constructing floor, wall, ceiling and roof frames; installing roof trusses; eaves; cladding and linings; demolishing; setting out; levelling construction sites; and working with formwork and concrete. This qualification is highly regarded in the Building and Construction industry, and is a pathway enabling you to progress towards owning your own business and becoming a registered Builder.
Successful completion of this qualification and the approved Managerial Course is the minimum requirement for applying for a Trade Contractor – Carpentry License. For more information, please contact your Licensing Issuing Body or contact Fresh Start Education by telephone on 1300 980 999 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Students must be 18 years or older and will be required to demonstrate the required level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills.
Whilst there is no formal pre-requisite required to enrol into this qualification, it is beneficial for students to have some relevant industry experience working in a managerial position within the workplace. This may have been obtained through formal and/or informal training, work experience and life experience.
To ensure that this is the most suitable qualification to achieve individual career goals, all applicants to this program will undergo a Pre-qualification Interview. In this interview we discuss career goals, assess eligibility, and discuss current knowledge and experience.
All students, who have two (2) or more years’ industry experience, are offered a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Assessment. This RPL Assessment process is undertaken by a qualified industry experienced Trainer and Assessor who will measure each student’s current knowledge and experience against the performance criteria of the qualification. Should individuals have already acquired knowledge and skills considered within the learning criteria of this qualification, they may not need to complete all units of competency within the qualification. As a result, if an application for RPL is successful, a student may:
Should a student have already completed some units within this qualification, they may also be eligible for Credit Transfer. To apply, evidence of completed prior studies equivalent to the units of competency within the qualification must be provided.
For more information please refer to the Fresh Start Education Student Handbook.
Fresh Start Education deliver relevant industry training and assessment that provides you with the skills, knowledge and experience to achieve this Nationally Approved and Accredited Business qualification.
Our course content has been purposefully developed to be future-focused, complete with current industry topics that are practical and relevant to your career!
To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in 12 units of competency.
To make sure this is the right qualification for you, please review the units of competency listed below to ensure that your scope of works meets the requirements of the qualification.
Manage Personal Work Priorities and Professional Development
Lead and Manage Effective Workplace Relationships
Manage Operational Plan
Undertake Project Work
Plan and Implement Administrative Systems
Manage Recruitment Selection and Induction Processes
Students may need regular access to a laptop or desktop computer with the following:
Fresh Start Education offers blended pathways of training and assessment that is contextualised to meet the specific training needs and circumstances of each individual student.
Fresh Start Education’s blended training model may include one (1) or more of the following training and assessment delivery pathways supported with written, oral and recorded on-site or simulated work environment assessments:
If you are considering enrolling for this qualification, please review the units of competency listed below to make sure this is the right qualification for you.