The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a carpenter.
Carpenters construct, erect, strip, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, paneling, timber and steel formwork and access materials.
A qualified learner will be able to:
Determine materials, dimensions required and setting out and preparing a work area on a construction site.
Construct, erect, install and maintain structures on the work area and building sites.
Fit, assemble and alter internal and external fixtures of buildings such as walls, doors, window frames, fascia boards, and paneling.
The likely progression for a qualified learner with this qualification is to qualifications related to the following occupations:
Building Insulation Installer.