The Certificate III in Joinery provides comprehensive training in all practical and theoretical aspects of joinery.
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
You 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.
Your training will cover installing windows and doors, bulkheads, showcase, wall units, counters, workstations, sealants, wall linings, using Oxy-LPG equipment, as well as cutting and installing glass and undertaking sustainable practices in the construction industry.
You'll be trained on full-sized projects in Holmesglen's specially designed and industry-standard facilities.
To achieve this qualification, you must be demonstrate competency in 30 units of competency, 16 core units and 14 elective units.
Current structure is the required units for the Joinery-machinery and component manufacture and assembly field of work stream.
||Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
||Handle carpentry materials
||Use carpentry tools and equipment
||Carry out measurements and calculations
||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
||Conduct workplace communication
||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|
|CPCCCA2002B||Use carpentry tools and equipment|
|CPCCCM1015A||Carry out measurements and calculations|
|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|
|CPCCCM1014A||Conduct workplace communication|
|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 specific entry requirements but you must have a training agreement with a registered employer from a relevant industry.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview. These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
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 receive 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.
A representative from the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit australianapprenticeships.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|
Additional costs may apply to students who may require a Working With Children Check, National Police Check, consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and immunisation costs as relevant to the course requirements.
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 more about paying for your course.