About this course
Learn all the skills and knowledge you need to specialise in joinery with this Certificate III in Joinery (CPC31912) course at The Gordon.
With a heavy focus on stairs, windows and kitchens, this on-campus TAFE course covers a range of topics specific to this field – from assembly processes, glass cutting and installation and using machinery through to inventory control, manufacturing joinery unit components and much more! As an apprentice, you’ll study at The Gordon for six one-week, off-the-job study blocks per year.
Most importantly, this course provides you with all the relevant materials, equipment and occupational health and safety procedures, so you’re able to work safely and effectively in off-site environments.
Assessment will take the form of:
- Hands-on projects
- Workplace tasks
- Industry placement
- Team projects
To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and be referred by their employer through an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider
- If you aren’t currently an apprentice or trainee but are interested in this course, contact us to discuss your training options
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be available for skills and knowledge obtained through previous study or other relevant experience.
In this joinery course, the units of competency you may study include:
- CPCCCM2006B – Apply basic levelling procedures
- CPCCOHS2001A – Apply OHS requirements policies and procedures in the construction industry
- CPCCCM1015A – Carry out measurements and calculations
- CPCCCM1014A – Conduct workplace communication
- CPCCCA2011A – Handle carpentry materials
- CPCCJN3003A – Manufacture components for door and window frames and doors
- CPCCJN3004A – Manufacture joinery components
- CPCCCM1013A – Plan and organise work
- CPCCCM2001A – Read and interpret plans and specifications
- CPCCSH3001A – Set out and assemble cabinets showcases wall units counters and workstations
- CPCCCA2002B – Use carpentry tools and equipment
- CPCCJN3002A – Use computer-controlled machinery
- CPCCCM2007B – Use explosive power tools
- CPCCJN3001A – Use static machines
- CPCCCM1012A – Work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry
- CPCCCM2010B – Work safely at heights
- CPCCSH2003A – Apply and install sealant and sealant devices
- CPCCSH3005A – Apply and trim decorative finishes
- CPCCJS3003A – Assemble and install stairs
- CPCCJN2001A – Assemble components
- CPCCCA3015A – Assemble partitions
- MSFFM3002 – Construct furniture using leg and rail method
- CPCCJN3005A – Cut and install glass
- CPCCJS3011A – Design and set out stairs
- CPCCCA3010A – Install and replace windows and doors
- CPCCCA3013A – Install lining panelling and moulding
- CPCCJS3002A – Manufacture stair components for straight flighted stairs
- CPCCJN2002B – Prepare for off-site manufacturing process
- MSFFM3009 – Produce manual and computer-aided production drawings
- CPCCCA3011A – Refurbish timber sashes to window frames
Why The Gordon?
The Gordon is an award-winning TAFE that has been providing high-quality education and training for over 125 years. As one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria, it services more than 19,000 students each year. Thanks to three purpose-built campuses – in Geelong City, East Geelong, and in Werribee – students are provided with a hands-on learning experience in settings modelled on real-world industry environments. The Gordon also boasts one of the most comprehensive and diverse course ranges in all of Western Victoria, with over 230 accredited qualifications to choose from. Students receive the added benefit of access to The Gordon’s pathway program, which provides articulation and credit transfer opportunities at Deakin University.
East Geelong – 2 Fenwick St, Geelong VIC 3220
Geelong City – Boundary Rd, East Geelong VIC 3219
Werribee Learning Centre – 9 Bridge St, Werribee VIC 3030
The Gordon offers its students access to an array of support services, including academic resources and on-site facilities to help make your time on campus happy, healthy and supportive.
The Gordon Library and study support team is on hand to provide personalised assistance with everything from essay writing to note-taking, and also includes an English as an Additional Language (EAL) program for non-native English speakers. Tailored services are also available via the Aboriginal Education Unit and Disability Support Services offices. Career guidance can be sought from the Careers team at any time, and for anyone struggling with personal hardship, a free and confidential counselling service is available at both the Geelong City campus and East campus.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: