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Carpenter and Joiner

Carpenter and Joiner
ANZSCO Code: 331211

Carpenters and Joiners construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

Occupation description

Carpenters and Joiners construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

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 and Joiners may also:

  • construct timber joints.
  • construct concrete formwork.
  • repair existing fittings.
  • work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals.

How will I be assessed?

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 and Joiner. 

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