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RPL Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

13 Jul RPL Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

The Carpentry and Joinery RPL Program turns your on the job skills and experience into the qualification you need to apply for both your carpentry and joinery licences.

As a joiner, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to put build cabinets, book cases, shelving etc without the use of nails. As a carpenter you should be able to demonstrate you ability to construct frames, eves, window sashes and doors.

Getting your trade skills recognised is simple, fast and headache free! We will help you attain the right units you need for a nationally recognised qualification and for your Carpentry and Joinery contractor’s licence.

What's involved?

1. Free Skills Assessment

You need to have valid industry experience in order to qualify for this RPL program. When you first touch base, we will help you identify your skills and advise on whether this qualification is right for you. As a rule of thumb if you have more than 2 years experience in your field, then you are likely to be eligible.

2. Evidence Portfolio
  • Valid Identification
  • list showing relevant employment history
  • work samples and documents (tender documents, invoices, quotations, plans, sketches etc)
  • letter of employment
  • reference letters from licensed carpenters and joiners you have worked with
  • photos and videos of your work
  • overseas qualifications
  • related licenses, short courses, accreditation, certificates, transcripts or assessments you have attained
  • Apprenticeship papers (if available)
3. Skills Check
  1. You will be having a conversation covering questions for each unit with our qualified assessor
  2. The assessor may choose to also perform a practical observation.
  3. Where gap training is required, you will need to complete theory or practical assessments as required. Theory components can be completed from home and practical components can be completed at your work site.
4. Qualified!

All certificates are Nationally Recognised and issued by a Qualify Me! partner college. Now you can grab that licence!

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this rpl program you will be awarded a nationally recognised qualification in:

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Licensing

NSW

The advantage of holding a Carpentry & Joinery qualification, is that you are actually able to apply for two licence categories in NSW. Both Carpentry and Joinery. Now considering that Joinery in itself also allows you to perform both shopfitting and cabinet making, then you have yourself a serious winner!

Scope of work

Carpentry work involves cutting and placing timber, or timber composites, in construction work on site to erect framing and fix components or assemblies used in construction work such as stairs, windows, doors, wallboards (excluding plaster boards which is dry plastering), floors, etc. It includes the erection of metal framing and the construction of formwork in preparation for concreting.

Joinery work involves the making and installation of non-structural timber, timber composite or metal components or elements for buildings such as doors, windows, prefabricated glass fencing, stairs, and built-in furniture (such as cupboards, wardrobes, entertainment units and the like), generally made off site and installed as a completed unit. Shower Screens and internal timber cladding of walls and ceilings can be included in the class of Joinery.

Qualifications required

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Accessed 12/7/16 from: NSW Fair Trading Carpentry contractor’s licence

QLD

Successful completion of Carpentry and Joinery qualification leads you to Joinery Contractor’s Licence.

Scope of work

  • Install subfloor framing, including bearers and joists
  • Construct and erect wall framing including install internal linings, assemble partition frames and install curtain walling
  • Manufacture, assemble and fit components for door and window frames, doors and sashes and for stairs
  • Manufacture, assemble and install joinery unit components
  • Prepare surfaces and apply paint and other finishes for joinery
  • Cut and install glass for joinery
  • Use aluminium, including fabricate, assemble, construct framework and manufacture aluminium grills and louvres

Qualifications required

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Plus Approved Managerial Course

Accessed 12/7/16 from: QLD Joinery contractor’s licence

VIC

Not available in this jurisdiction

ACT

Not licensed in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 16/7/16 from: ACT Carpentry ane Joinery contractor’s Licence

WA

Not licensed in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 16/7/16 from: WA Carpentry ane Joinery contractor’s Licence

SA

Successful completion of Carpentry & Joinery leads you to Joinery, Carpentry and light steel framing, and Carpentry, light steel framing and joinery

Scope of work

Joinery

Installation of built in furniture (as for cabinet making) includes installation of stair cases, windows and doors. No limitation of height of class of building

Carpentry and Light Steel Framing

1st fix carpentry including floor, wall and roof framing, verandahs, pergolas, carports and decks using timber.

2nd fix carpentry including the installation of doors and door hardware, locks, architraves and skirting and the installation of eaves, screen doors, screens, bi-fold doors and operable walls and bathroom fittings.

Light steel framing, defined as pressed metal framing in which the width and thickness of the members doesn’t exceed 100mm and some structural steel where required in timber framed construction. No limitation of height or class of building

Carpentry, light steel framing and joinery

1st fix carpentry including floor, wall and roof framing, verandahs, pergolas, carports and decks using timber.

2nd fix carpentry including the installation of doors and door hardware, locks, architraves and skirting and the installation of eaves, screen doors, screens, bi-fold doors and operable walls and bathroom fittings.

Light steel framing, defined as pressed metal framing in which the width and thickness of the members doesn’t exceed 100mm and some structural steel where required in timber framed construction. Joinery – Installation of built in furniture (as for cabinet making) includes installation of stair cases, windows and doors no limitation of height of class of building. No limitation of height or class of building.

Qualifications required

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Accessed 12/7/16 from: SA contractor’s licence

TAS

Not licensed in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 16/7/16 from: TAS Carpentry and Joinery contractor’s Licence

NT

Not licensed in this jurisdiction.

Accessed 16/7/16 from: NT Carpentry and Joinery contractor’s Licence

Can I apply?

This RPL and trade skills recognition program is available to tradesmen with local experience or local students that have completed partial studies in Australia. We also have programs to help migrants fast-track their qualifications providing they have relevant experience, qualifications and well aware of the Australian standards and requirements.

Ready to start?

What are you waiting for? Contact Us today. Free call: 1800 765 295

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