The Certificate III in Joinery provides apprentices with comprehensive training in all practical and theoretical aspects of joinery and stairs construction.
Career opportunities, include:
- cabinet maker
- furniture maker
- wood machinist
- CNC operator
- caravan fitter
- coffin maker
- chair/couch maker
- antique restorer/reproducer
- boat building
Pathways to further study:
- MSF40213 Certificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology
- MSF40118 Certificate IV in Interior Design
- CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
- CPC60108 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
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Studying the Certificate III in Joinery at Holmesglen
There are two possible study pathways in this course:
Pathway 1: Joinery
Pathway 2: Joinery Stairs
Apprentices will learn to use a range of specialist machinery, as well as preparing and working from computer-aided drawings and associated cutting lists.
In regards to each machine, you will learn about the material you are processing and how to use the machine itself - from basic to high-end production machinery such as computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines, to installing windows and doors, bulkheads, showcase, wall units, counters, workstations, sealants, wall linings, and using Oxy-LPG equipment.
You will also learn how tocut and install glass, manufacture, construct and install stairs and undertake sustainable practices in the construction industry - all in Holmesglen's specially designed industry-standard facilities.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in 30 units of competency:16 core units, 14 elective units.
The current structure is the required units for the Joinery-machinery and component manufacture and assembly field of workstream.
||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Handle carpentry materials
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||Use carpentry tools and equipment
||Conduct workplace communication
||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
||Plan and organise work
||Use static machines
||Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines
||Cut and install glass
||Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment
||Package Manufactured Products For Transport
||Read and interpret plans and specifications
||Apply basic levelling procedures
||Install lining, panelling and moulding
||Use computer-controlled machinery
||Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines
||Use explosive power tools
||Apply And Install Sealant And Sealant Devices
||Apply and trim decorative finishes
||Prepare for off-site manufacturing process
||Manufacture components for door and window frames and doors
||Manufacture joinery components
||Install and replace windows and doors
||Work safely at heights
||Set out and assemble cabinets, showcases, wall units, counters and workstations
| Code || Name |
|CPCCOHS2001A||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry|
|CPCCCA2011A||Handle carpentry materials|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|CPCCCA2002B||Use carpentry tools and equipment|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|CPCCCM1012A||Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry|
|CPCCCM1013A||Plan and organise work|
|CPCCJN3001A||Use static machines|
|MSFFM3012||Set up, operate and maintain sawing machines|
|CPCCJN3005A||Cut and install glass|
|CPCCSF2003A||Cut and bend materials using oxy-LPG equipment|
|CPCCJN2003A||Package Manufactured Products For Transport|
|CPCCCM2001A||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCCCM2006B||Apply basic levelling procedures|
|CPCCCA3013A||Install lining, panelling and moulding|
|CPCCJN3002A||Use computer-controlled machinery|
|MSFFM3021||Set up, operate and maintain computer numerically controlled (CNC) sizing machines|
|CPCCCM2007B||Use explosive power tools|
|CPCCSH2003A||Apply And Install Sealant And Sealant Devices|
|CPCCSH3005A||Apply and trim decorative finishes|
|CPCCJN2002B||Prepare for off-site manufacturing process|
|CPCCJN3003A||Manufacture components for door and window frames and doors|
|CPCCJN3004A||Manufacture joinery components|
|CPCCCA3010A||Install and replace windows and doors|
|CPCCCM2010B||Work safely at heights|
|CPCCSH3001A||Set out and assemble cabinets, showcases, wall units, counters and workstations|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
There are no pre-requisites for this program, however as this is an apprenticeship delivery, all students must have an employer and a valid Apprenticeship Contract in place prior to commencement.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completion, you will be awarded the CPC31912 Certificate III in Joinery.
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit Australian apprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$6,918.40|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession