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What’s it like to be a Carpenter?
Carpenters construct, erect, install, finish and repair wooden and metal
structures and fixtures on residential and commercial buildings. They may also
carry out work on large concrete, steel and timber structures such as bridges,
dams, power stations and civil engineering projects.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Carpenter earn an average of $1160 per week. The [average
annual salary for this job is $60320 excluding super.]
- enjoy practical work
- able to cope with the physical demands of the job
- able to work with your hands
- good sense of balance and ability to work at heights
- good at mathematics
- good health and eyesight
- able to work as part of a team.
This job also involves:
Dusty or polluted environment
The work environment in these jobs generally contains higher than average
levels of dust, pollen, fumes, gases or other matter which are likely to
aggravate respiratory illnesses such as asthma.
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Carpenter
Carpenters may perform the following tasks:
- construct formwork into which concrete is poured
- set out an outline of the building on the ground of the site, using string and pegs to allow for excavations
- build floors, wall frameworks (timber or metal) and roofs, and lay timber floors
- read plans and specifications to determine the dimensions, materials required and installation processes to be followed
- install metal and timber windows, sashes and doors
- construct and erect prefabricated units, such as cottages and houses
- cut materials with hand and power tools, and assemble, nail, cut or shape parts
- install door handles, locks, hardware, flooring underlay, insulating material and other fixtures
- maintain and sharpen tools.
With further training and experience, a carpenter can become a building
supervisor, building or construction manager, building inspector, technical
teacher, estimator, building contract administrator or purchasing officer.