Certificate III in Joinery

This program is designed to provide apprentices with the competency training that is appropriate for a qualified tradesperson working in a joinery workshop, ranging from basic hand skills and joints, through to cupboards and windows and their installation.
Ballarat - SMB
Location
Semester 1
Semester 2
Other intakes
Ballarat - SMB
Semester 1
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Semester 2
-
Other intakes
Ongoing enrolments after sign up with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN)
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Length
4 Years
Qualification Code
CPC31912

Become a master tradesperson, who specialises in joinery. You'll become a pro at building staircases, creating cupboards or fitting out shops. And chances are your trade will be in high demand, with the Department of Employment estimating there to be more than 50,000 job openings for carpenters and joiners over the next five years. Let us guide you through your apprenticeship, with our teachers who know what it's like starting out in the industry, having been apprentices themselves.

  • Joiner

Completion of this program will give you the opportunity to gain employment in your chosen field in joinery or the opportunity to undertake further trade study.

The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.

USE CARPENTRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
CPCCCA2002B
HANDLE CARPENTRY MATERIALS
CPCCCA2011A
WORK EFFECTIVELY AND SUSTAINABLY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCCM1012A
PLAN AND ORGANISE WORK
CPCCCM1013A
CONDUCT WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION
CPCCCM1014A
CARRY OUT MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS
CPCCCM1015A
READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS
CPCCCM2001A
APPLY BASIC LEVELLING PROCEDURES
CPCCCM2006B
USE EXPLOSIVE POWER TOOLS
CPCCCM2007B
WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS
CPCCCM2010B
USE STATIC MACHINES
CPCCJN3001A
USE COMPUTER-CONTROLLED MACHINERY
CPCCJN3002A
MANUFACTURE COMPONENTS FOR DOOR AND WINDOW FRAMES AND DOORS
CPCCJN3003A
MANUFACTURE JOINERY COMPONENTS
CPCCJN3004A
APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCOHS2001A
SET OUT AND ASSEMBLE CABINETS, SHOWCASES, WALL UNITS, COUNTERS AND WORKSTATIONS
CPCCSH3001A
CARRY OUT GENERAL DEMOLITION OF MINOR BUILDING STRUCTURES
CPCCCA3001A
INSTALL AND REPLACE WINDOWS AND DOORS
CPCCCA3010A
REFURBISH TIMBER SASHES TO WINDOW FRAMES
CPCCCA3011A
FRAME AND FIT WET AREA FIXTURES
CPCCCA3012A
INSTALL LINING, PANELLING AND MOULDING
CPCCCA3013A
CONSTRUCT TIMBER EXTERNAL STAIRS
CPCCCA3016A
ASSEMBLE COMPONENTS
CPCCJN2001A
PREPARE FOR OFF-SITE MANUFACTURING PROCESS
CPCCJN2002B
PACKAGE MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS FOR TRANSPORT
CPCCJN2003A
CUT AND INSTALL GLASS
CPCCJN3005A
MANUFACTURE STAIR COMPONENTS FOR STRAIGHT FLIGHTED STAIRS
CPCCJS3002A
ASSEMBLE AND INSTALL STAIRS
CPCCJS3003A
DESIGN AND SET OUT STAIRS
CPCCJS3011A
WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCOHS1001A
PREPARE SURFACES FOR PAINTING
CPCCPD3021A
APPLY AND INSTALL SEALANT AND SEALANT DEVICES
CPCCSH2003A
APPLY AND TRIM DECORATIVE FINISHES
CPCCSH3005A
APPLY FINISHES
CPCCSH3006A
PREPARE TO WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
CPCCWHS1001
PRODUCE MANUAL AND COMPUTER-AIDED PRODUCTION DRAWINGS
MSFFM3009

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: Yes

Federation University code: HXP

National course code: CPC31912

Entry requirements (year 12)

Entry requirements (non year 12)

Students must be employed as an apprentice joiner and have entered a training agreement.

5 days per week during on-campus blocks.

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are payable at the time of enrolment. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day.

For further information regarding these costs, please view 2020 Indicative Course Fees (pdf, 756kb) for tuition and materials fees payable to FedUni.  

Indicative government-subsidised and full-fee course fees are shown on this document, and should be read in conjunction with the information on the TAFE fees website.

Eligible applicants/students accessing government-subsidised training under the 'Skills First Program' need to be aware enrolling in a qualification may affect their ability to access future government-subsidised training.

For further information please refer to the Fees, charges and eligibility on the TAFE fees website.
 

2020 TAFE Eligibility Exemptions

 

You could be eligible for government subsidised study at Federation University Australia through the TAFE eligibility exemptions. 

If you have been deemed ineligible for a government subsidised place because you have a higher qualification or have commenced two qualifications at the same level you may be eligible to enrol in a government subsidised place with a TAFE eligibility exemption. Please refer to the TAFE fees website or contact the course coordinator
 

Please note: A limited number of TAFE eligibility exemptions are available so contact us now to secure your place for 2020.

Other study costs

Students must supply their own khaki overalls and steel cap workboots.

Apprentices are required to purchase trade specific hand tools when commencing their apprenticeship. You should budget up to $500.00 for these. These tools will be required during on-campus study.

 

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact Federation University on 1800 333 864.

Students can complete the Certificate II in Construction Pathways to enhance their prospects in seeking employment as a joinery apprentice.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

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Federation TAFE