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Carpenter and Joiner

Carpenters build or repair council facilities, including barbeque shelters, walkways, footbridges, garages, and toilet buildings.

The carpentry and joinery trade is also used to help build roads, footpaths, bushland trails, and pipelines, as well as repairing and maintaining buildings and other assets.
Training available in Tasmania

Studied through an apprenticeship, Certificate III Carpentry and Joinery, see for example TasTAFE.


Job titles can vary a lot. If you are uncertain about what an advertised job involves, obtain a copy of the Position Description or similar, or contact the specific council advertising that job.

Information on training courses and providers are examples only. You should make further careful inquiries with potential training providers about cost and quality before committing to any training. For further information on entry requirements for advertised jobs, contact the relevant council . Use the links to professional associations described in meet the people for additional information. Relevant training providers are encouraged to approach LGAT with requests to link their web pages to ours.