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Carpentry Classes


Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements 16 + years with school exit form or 17+ years
Course Description This friendly and informal course is the perfect opportunity to get started or to build on your existing skills and knowledge.

During the course you will learn about woodworking tools and techniques from an experienced trade teacher. Classes are held in our modern, custom built workshop with plenty of space for you to work on your projects.

• All skill levels are welcome
• Small class sizes with plenty of time on the tools!
• Work on individual or groups projects

Pathway This course can lead to further study in the following qualifications.

• Cert. I in Manufacturing, Cabinet Making
• Cert. I in Furnishing
• Cert. III in Carpentry
• Cert. II in Building & Construction Pre-apprenticeship

Location Prace – Merrilands Community Centre

35 Sturdee Street Reservoir

Mode of Study Classroom training, practical experience working in a workshop plus off-site tasks/research/excursions
Days Mondays
Time 9:30am – 2:30pm
Dates 27 February – 3 April 2023

(no classes on school or public holidays)

Duration 5 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $54

Fee For Service: $521

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Note: Recycled timber supplied, all other timbers need to be purchased at student’s expense

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 or visit us at Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir
Contact Tea & coffee provided, BYO lunch/snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements 16 + years with school exit form or 17+ years
Course Description This 8 session course provides an overview of the trade and will prepare you for a pre-apprenticeship at TAFE.

Learn about carpentry basics, tools, measurements and OHS standards. The course covers everything you need to know before starting a pre-apprenticeship at TAFE.

Develop your skills in the workshop with the guidance of an industry specialist. Small class sizes mean you get plenty of time on the tools.
Find out from real tradies what it’s really like to work in the carpentry trade. Learn about the opportunities and wages you can expect.

Pathway Further study in the following qualifications:

– Cert II in Building and Construction Pre-apprenticeship
– Cert III in Carpentry in the hospitality industry, education pathways

Location Prace – Merrilands Community Centre35 Sturdee Street Reservoir
Mode of Study Classroom training, practical experience working in a workshop plus off-site tasks/research/excursions
Days Mondays
Time 9:30am – 3:30pm
Dates 24 April – 19 June 2023

(no classes on public holidays)

Duration 8 Sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $54

Fee For Service: $521

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 or visit us at Merrilands Community Centre – 35 Sturdee St, Reservoir
Contact Tea & coffee provided, BYO lunch/snacks

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

This course counts towards Workforce Australia mutual obligation requirements.

Testimonials:

“Everyone helps out and is so nice and I really enjoyed coming to class. I’d put my head down to work and time would just disappear.”

Sean – Carpentry Trade Taster


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