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Carpenter

Carpenter
ANZSCO Code: 331212

Carpenters construct, erect and repair buildings and other structures made of timber, timber substitutes and other materials.

Occupation description

Carpenters construct, erect and repair buildings and other structures made of timber, timber substitutes and other materials.

Their job involves:

  • studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedure.
  • ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts.
  • cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts.
  • erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures.
  • nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames.
  • assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install. 

Carpenters may also construct concrete framework and repair existing fittings.

How will I be assesed?

Documentary Evidence Assessment

We will review your documentary evidence to ensure it meets the employment and training requirements and indicates that you have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience as a Carpenter. 

You can find information about the employment, training, and document requirements below:

Technical Assessment

If you are successful in Stage 1, you will complete a technical interview with our assessor. The technical interview will be conducted in English with no interpreters allowed.

For more information about the technical interview, see the Stage 2 Assessment Guide.

How to Apply

If you're a tradesperson, your skills and experience will be assessed by someone who has worked in your trade and understands your skills and qualifications. VETASSES is Australia's leading assessment body for trades and we can assess 27 different trade occupations. 

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Step 1

Check your eligibility to apply for a Trade Skills Assessment. 

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Step 2

Understand the Assessment Process 

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Step 3

Confirm the type of evidence you may be asked to provide 

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Step 4

Find the cost you’ll need to pay up front for your trade skills assessment 

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Step 5

FAQs

You are strongly encouraged to review each of the units of competency shown above. To do this: 

1. Go to the following website: http://training.gov.au/Search.

2. Enter a unit code (e.g. MSMWHS200) into the ‘Title or code’ search box.

3. Click on the ‘NRT’ button.

4. Click on the ‘Search’ button.

5. Read the Unit of Competency information.

Start your online application