Carpenter & Joiner

Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install, finish and repair wooden and metal structures and fixtures. Their skill-sets include setting the outline of the building on the ground with string and pegs to allow for excavations; erecting floor & wall framework, pitching roof, erecting suspended ceilings, etc. They may also need to read plans and specifications of buildings.

Entry to this occupation is through an apprenticeship.

  • Carpentry and Joinery (Pre-apprenticeship)
  • Certificate II in Building and Construction – Fitout and Finish (Carpentry)
  • Certificate III in Building and Construction – Fitout and Finish (Carpentry)
  • Carpentry and Joinery (Apprenticeship)

Students taking up carpentry are usually employed by firms that specialise in joinery work, and they work mainly indoors.

There is a huge demand and scope of carpenters and joiners in Australia, and students learning the core of it can have a promising career.

Here’s a bit more about the prospects of carpenters and joiners.

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ANZSCO Code: 331211-331213 – Carpenter and Joiner

What Do Carpenters and Joiners Do?
  • Construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials
  • Cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings
  • Construct and install structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, and cuts, shapes and fits timber parts to form structures and fittings
  • Construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials
  • Cut, shape and fit timber parts in workshops to form structures and fittings, ready for installation

 

Tasks Include
  • Studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • 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
  • Cutting wood joints
  • May construct concrete formwork
  • May repair existing fittings
  • May work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals

 

Visa Options for Immigration Per MLTSSL
  • 186 - Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)
  • 189 - Skilled Independent (subclass 189) - Points-Tested
  • 190 - Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)
  • 407 - Training visa (subclass 407)
  • 485 - Temporary Graduate (subclass 485) - Graduate Work
  • 489 - Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) - Family nominated
  • 489 - Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) - State or Territory nominated
  • 482 - Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482) – Medium Term Stream
  • 187 - Regional Sponsor Migration Scheme (subclass 187) 

 

Occupations Include
  • 331211 Carpenter and Joiner
  • 331212 Carpenter
  • 331213 Joiner

 

Specialisations Include
  • Shopfitter
  • Fixing Carpenter
  • Formwork Carpenter
  • Prop and Scenery Maker
  • Joinery Machinist
  • Joinery Patternmaker
  • Joinery Setter-out
     
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