This course is aimed to provide learners the skills and knowledge required for the carpentry industry. This includes using hand and power tools, taking measurements, and gaining a valuable insight into all aspects of the domestic and commercial building industries. You will learn a wide range of carpentry skills including how to install windows and doors, wall framing, interior fixing and roof framing.
Students are given an opportunity to build a portable house in this course. Together with their trainer and fellow students, this portable house will be constructed from the ground-up, supplying ample opportunity for students to learn and get some real hands-on, meaningful experience.
- Workplace safety, documents, plans, and site induction
- Building structures, setting out, sub-floor framing, wall framing, roof framing
- Introduction to scaffolding and working with platforms, hands tools and power tools.
- External cladding, window and door frames, interior fixings.
- Formwork for concreting and leveling.
- Demolition and environmental sustainability in carpentry.
CPCCCM1012A Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
CPCCCM1014A Conduct workplace communication
CPCCCM1015A Carry out measurements and calculations
CPCCCM2006 Apply basic levelling procedures
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
VU22014 Prepare for work in the building and construction industry
VU22015 Interpret and apply basic plans and drawings
VU22016 Erect and safely use working platforms
VU22022 Identify and handle carpentry tools and equipment
VU22023 Perform basic setting out
VU22024 Construct basic sub-floor
VU22025 Construct basic wall frames
VU22026 Construct a basic roof frame
VU22027 Install basic external cladding
VU22028 Install basic window and door frames
VU22029 Install interior fixings
VU22030 Carry out basic demolition for timber structures
VU22031 Construct basic formwork for concreting
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. You will be assessed through a combination of practical work skills and theory testing, through observation, class exercises, participation, written assignments and tests.
- Basic Emergency Life Support.
- Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card).
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification.
Successful completion of this pre-apprenticeship will open up employment and career opportunities for you in the building and construction (carpentry) industry. Successfully completing this course will give you credit towards a carpentry apprenticeship (Certificate III level).
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- Moorefield Park Drive, Wodonga Vic
PRE-APPRENTICESHIP, FULL-TIME: 6 Months
When You Can Start
Timber Studies at Moorefield Park Drive:
**March Intake:** 2 March to 25 June 2020
**July Intake:** 20 July to 13 November 2020
**Time:** 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Students must be at least 16 years of age.
From 1 January 2019, Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that will pay your tuition fees to study in this selected course at Wodonga TAFE, if you’re eligible, subject to minimum numbers.
Government Funded $312.50 (Tuition $312.50, Materials $0.00)
Concession $62.50 (Tuition $62.50, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $1,406.25 (Tuition $1,406.25, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
Materials Included In Fees
- Reference Books
- Class Materials
How to apply
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Students will be required to supply and wear appropriate clothing, as well as work safe boots, safety specs and ear protection. Students will be provided with specific clothing requirements.
This course is a pathway into apprenticeships within the construction industry
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