Open the door to your career
Use your precision and eye for detail to kick start your career in joinery. Own your own business or work for an established timber joinery manufacturer, constructing architectural or reproduction joinery; your career options are limitless as a qualified joiner.
Become a trade expert one step at a time
From fitting window frames, doors and core structures on building sites to more traditional methods of cabinetry, you career in joinery can take many different paths.
Career options for joiners include:
- construction site tradesperson
- window installation tradesperson
- business owner – carpentry and joinery
Qualified professionals teaching you the trade
Learning in our modern trade-specific facilities, our experienced and qualified teachers at NMIT focus on your skills and guide you through your apprenticeship from start to finish. You will learn all of the basic skills required for your trade and work through traditional and modern techniques of joinery.
Our teachers are committed to ensuring you receive the best industry training for you to excel in your joinery career.
Ask us about pathways to further TAFE training or Higher Education from this qualification.
About the Course
- Local Students
- International Students
- National Code: CPC31911
- CRICOS Code:
24 x 1 week blocks over three years
Further Study and Careers
After achieving competence in all the prescribed units, and completing all on-the-job training requirements, the Apprentice is deemed to be a qualified Joiner and will be able to work in a variety of residential and commercial applications.
Applicants must be employed and formally registered as an Apprentice with an Apprenticeship Centre (AC). NMIT receives notification directly from the AC of the request to commence training. To find the AC closest to you, visit: http://australianapprenticeships.gov.au/search/aacsearch.asp
Assessment for this course is competency based. Competence is assessed using a variety of methods including observation, demonstration, written and oral questioning and projects.
Participants of this course are required to purchase specific texts and materials. Contact the department for more information on 9269 8610.
Local Fees:Want all the information on fees and charges? Click here to find out more, or contact NMIT on 03 9269 8400.
How to Apply:
Please contact the department directly if you are interested in studying part-time.
Units of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, as indicated in the National Training Package. Actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|CPCCCA2002A||Use Carpentry Tools And Equipment|
|CPCCCA2011A||Handle Carpentry Materials|
|CPCCCA3010A||Install And Replace Windows And Doors|
|CPCCCA3011A||Refurbish Timber Sashes To Window Frames|
|CPCCCA3013A||Install Lining, Panelling And Moulding|
|CPCCCA3016A||Construct Timber External Stairs|
|CPCCCA3023A||Carry Out Levelling Operations|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work Effectively And Sustainably In The Construction Industry|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan And Organise Work|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read And Interpret Plans And Specifications|
|CPCCCM2003B||Calculate And Cost Construction Work|
|CPCCCM2007A||Use Explosive Power Tools|
|CPCCCM2010A||Work Safely At Heights|
|CPCCJN2002A||Prepare For Off - Site Manufacturing Process|
|CPCCJN2003A||Package Manufactured Products For Transport|
|CPCCJN3001A||Use Static Machines|
|CPCCJN3002A||Use Computer Controlled Machinery|
|CPCCJN3003A||Manufacture Components For Door And Window Frames And Doors|
|CPCCJN3004A||Manufacture Joinery Components|
|CPCCJN3005A||Cut And Install Glass|
|CPCCJS3002A||Manufacture Stair Components For Straight Flighted Stairs|
|CPCCJS3003A||Assemble And Install Stairs|
|CPCCJS3004A||Manufacture And Install Continuous Handrailing And Special Stair Components|
|CPCCJS3005A||Manufacture Stair Components For Curved And Geometric Stairs|
|CPCCJS3011A||Design And Set Out Stairs|
|CPCCM1014A||Conduct Workplace Communication|
|CPCCM1015A||Carry Out Measurements And Calculations|
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry|
|CPCCSH2003A||Apply And Install Sealant And Sealant Devices|
|CPCCSH3001A||Set Out And Assemble Cabinets, Showcases, Wall Units, Counters And Workstations|
|CPCCSH3005A||Apply And Trim Decorative Finishes|
|LMFFM3011B||Produce Manual And Computer Aided Drawings|