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Certificate III in Joinery

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Bring your creativity and eye for detail to your trade and create impressive components for a variety of structures and environments by studying the Certificate III in Joinery.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
4 years part-time
Course Code
CPC31912
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$7,259 total

About this course

Bring your creativity and eye for detail to your trade and create impressive components for a variety of structures and environments by studying the Certificate III in Joinery.

Joiners are responsible for creating the featured elements in any residential or commercial building, including the windows, doors, staircases, and more. In this course, you'll learn to use computer-based machinery, read plans, and make decisions about components of doors, windows, workstations, or showcases.

This course is delivered as an apprenticeship.

Entry requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to ensure the course suits your needs and aspirations, and that you are likely to complete the course successfully.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.
  • Complete the general induction-training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers this requirement.
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider with your employer to organise your apprenticeship contract before applying for this course.

Study locations

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work in the building & construction industry as a Joiner.

Working in this industry can also be physically demanding whilst working outdoors or onsite. Applicants should consider their physical ability to complete the job role e.g. bending, lifting, manual handling etc.

Credit for prior study or work

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.