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Discover the basics of building and construction, with a focus on carpentry.

Once you’ve completed the Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) Pre-apprenticeship, you’ll be on your way to a carpentry apprenticeship.
During the course, you’ll learn practical skills in areas such as building structures, calculations, setting out, safe use of carpentry tools, levelling, concreting formwork, external cladding, interior fixings, demolition, roofing, sub-floor and wall framing, installation of window and door frames, environmental sustainability, first aid, and construction industry policies and procedures.
TIMETABLE
Dandenong and Frankston: Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm (10 Weeks).  Berwick TEC: Four days. 8am - 4.45 (12 Weeks).  Mornington Peninsula: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (17 Weeks).

Please note: We also offer the Certificate II in Building and Construction (22338VIC) that specialises in bricklaying . View details for the Certificate II in Building and Construction (22338VIC) Bricklaying.

Course code
22338VIC
Delivery location
Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick TEC, Mornington Peninsula
Online
Not available Online
International
Not available for International students
Length
Full Time, 10 weeks.
Start dates
January, 15 February (Mornington Peninsula), April, July, October 2022

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.