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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.

Full time: Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm (10 Weeks)

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

Course code
On campus
Dandenong, Frankston, Berwick TEC
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 10 weeks.
Start dates
15 Jul (Frankston only), 19 Aug (Berwick TEC only) and 30 Sep (Dandenong and Frankston).