UNIT GROUP 3312: CARPENTERS AND JOINERS
Description: Construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.
Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
- In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
- In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts
cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts
erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures
nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames
assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
cutting wood joints
may construct concrete formwork
may repair existing fittings
may work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals
Other occupations in this Unit Group