Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) (Pre-apprenticeship)
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Course Level
- Skills Creation
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Part Time: 16 weeks
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- On Campus (day)
- Starting Date
Classes will commence in 2014.
Contact Geoff Pye for further details.
Phone: (03) 5127 0227
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Like creating things and working with your hands? Then a career as a carpenter could be for you!
GippsTAFE is recognised by the Institute for Trade Skills Excellence as one of Australia's leading building and construction training providers.
This course is designed to give you basic carpentry skills and give you a head start on finding employment or an apprenticeship.
What you will learn
In this course you will learn:
- Workplace safety and industry induction
- Workplace procedures for environmental sustainability
- Basic first aid
- Building structures
- Calculations for the building industry
- Career studies
- Communications for the building industry
- Introduction to scaffolding
- Quality principles for the building industry
- Safe handling and use of plant and power tools
- Workplace documents and plans
- Carpentry hand tools
- Carpentry power tools
- Basic setting out
- Sub-floor framing
- Wall framing
- Roof framing
- External cladding
- Installation of window and door frame
- Interior fixing
- Introduction to demolition
- Formwork for concreting.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Apprentice Carpenter
- Construction Worker
- Successful completion of Year 10 or mature age.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
Practical assessment tasks throughout the course.
Opportunities For Further Study
||Work Safely in the Construction Industry
||Workplace Safety and Site Induction
||Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
||Calculations for the Construction Industry
||Prepare for Work in the Construction Industry
||Communication Skills for the Construction Industry
||Introduction to Scaffolding and Working Platforms
||Quality Principles for the Construction Industry
||Safe Handling and Use of Plant and Selected Portable Power Tools
||Workplace Documents and Plans
||Carpentry Hand Tools
||Carpentry Power Tools
||Basic Setting Out
||Sub Floor Framing
||Installation of Window and Door Frames
||Introduction to Demolition
||Formwork for Concreting
||Basic Environmental Sustainability in Carpentry