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Study carpentry and joinery

Our woodworking courses cover a number of trades including carpentry, furniture making, furniture finishing, joinery, cabinet making, timber machining, and shopfitting. Learn how to construct frames for walls and ceilings, make timber joints, assemble furniture components, or construct and install shopfronts.

A career in carpentry and joinery will see you working in either the residential and/or commercial sectors within the construction industry. Many carpenters and joiners find employment in housing and construction projects, civil engineering and maintainace roles. Carpenters and joiners can also choose to work for themselves as a subcontractor or small business owner.

With flexible delivery options available and state-of-art facilities TAFE Queensland is the training provider of choice for the building and construction industry. Our industry-standard courses will get you qualified and into the workforce sooner. 

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Career outcomes
  • Cabinet maker
  • Carpenter
  • Furnishing worker
  • Furniture finisher
  • Joiner
  • Shopfitter
  • Wood machinist
 
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News and events

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Greater Brisbane

Designing her dream career change

When Ness Norimi decided to change her career she did it the hard way: putting on a nail bag at 35 and completing a carpentry apprenticeship while studying advanced building at night. She was 45kg and 5 foot 1, and definitely stood out on the job site.


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Mitch Hawkins
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Greater Brisbane

Young Brisbane builder climbing the ladder

Starting a school-based carpentry apprenticeship was the first step that led Mitch on a pathway of education and learning that now sees him employed as a construction manager.


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Greater Brisbane

Helping apprentices build their careers

Carpentry teacher Jamie Seeto chose to not only train at TAFE Queensland but also returned to teach, and is now doing his part to benefit apprentices and their trade careers.


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Information for apprentices

Learn hands on with the same equipment and tools used in industry by combining working for your employer with pracitcal training from TAFE Queensland. You'll graduate with a nationally-recognised qualification and be ready to kick start your career. 

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Information for employers

Apprenticeships and traineeships are a smart way to recruit and train employees to meet the needs of your business. No matter what industry you're in, hiring an apprentice or trainee provides your business with real benefits and contributes to your bottom line.

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