Carpentry is one of the oldest skilled trades and is still widely required in modern construction. It involves the cutting, shaping, and installation of wood (timber) for buildings and other structures.
This carpentry and joinery certificate program promote the trade of carpentry through technical instruction and practical “hands-on” experience for the necessary skill development for employment in the field of construction.
Carpentry is often part of the ‘first fix' of timber components in the construction of roofs, floors, walls, and other timber-framed constructions. It is also often part of ‘second fix' works, such as the construction of skirting boards, architraves, doors, and so on. Carpenters may also be required to prepare shuttering (formwork into which concrete is poured), building stairs, installing door and window frames, and so on.
This Carpentry and Joinery Craft certificate by KNEC teaches the art and trade of cutting, working, and joining timber both for structural timberwork in framing and items such as doors, windows, and staircases.
Graduates of this carpentry and joinery craft certificate will be able to: