Carpentry and joinery might be Australia's most common trade, but qualified carpenters and joiners are always in demand as part of a $12 billion industry. If you enjoy working with your hands and have a keen eye for detail, Me;bourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry & Joinery/Shopfitting/Stairbuilding) offer the skills for a practical career in carpentry with a diverse range of job options for a qualified tradesperson.Learn a wealth of skills in a practical setting
The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) is offered in conjunction with the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Joinery/Shopfitting/Stairbuilding). This combined course will teach you the fundamentals of practical construction projects, including floor frames, wall frames, pitched roofs, window frames and stairs and formwork. Our workshops are second-to-none, as we boast the most technologically advanced building and construction training facilities in Victoria. You'll learn from teaching staff who are industry-experienced with current, real world knowledge. Melbourne Polytechnic offers progressive teaching techniques and facilities, including full-size, real-to-life working projects and leading edge tools and equipment.Become the apprentice everyone wants
Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry & Joinery/Shopfitting/Stairbuilding) is an industry-acknowledged qualification that can pave the way to a successful career in this exciting and fast-growing industry. This qualification is a great pathway to a carpentry apprenticeship and the dual qualification can open doors to other apprenticeships and careers as a building and construction labourer, or employment as a joiner, shopfitter or stairbuilder. Completing this course is the first step towards a fulfilling career as a carpenter, joiner or registered builder.
Completing this course is the first step towards a fulfilling career as a carpenter, joiner or registered builder.
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.