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Study Joinery

Joinery is a specific type of carpentry that involves constructing wooden items such as bookcases, cabinets, doors, windows and stairs away from the work site. These wood items are then sent to the job site to be fixed by a carpenter. 

Course Overview

By studying this course, students will gain skills in timber joinery and develop a broad understanding of the building and construction industry. You will learn to manufacture joinery components, use computer-controlled machinery, manufacture components for door and window frames, install windows and doors, construct and assemble stairs, and apply and trim decorative finishes. Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Joiners is expected to be high.

Joiner  is currently on the Medium to Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

Graduates will be qualified trades person in the building and construction industry. Graduates will be skilled in many aspects of joinery including:

  • Design and set out stairs.
  • Refurbish timber sashes to window frames.
  • Set out and assemble cabinets, showcases, wall units, counters and workstations.
  • Install lining, panelling and moulding.
  • Manufacturing joinery components.
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications.
  • Use computer-controlled machinery.
  • Manufacture components for door and window frames and doors.

Common jobs for joinery include:

  • Making doors/ window frames
  • Creating fitted furniture
  • Building stairs

Common jobs for carpenters include:

  • Fitting floors
  • Fitting staircases
  • Fixing window frames
  • Installing cupboards and shelving

Course Overview (with video)

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Course Duration

24 months

Intake Dates

January and July




From $14,000 per year

The Course Details – Cert III in Joinery

Graduate Outcome

Potential Career Outcome: 

  • Full time joiners on average earn $1358 per week.
  • The average hours worked in Australia are 44 per week.
  • Employment for this occupation rose moderately in the past five years and is expected to grow further in the next five years.
  • Carpenters and Joiners have a high proportion of full-time jobs (93.2 per cent).
  • They can work independently or be part of a larger building company or cabinet maker.

Common Course Requirements

  • Must have graduated year 10 in home country.
  • Must have a minimum of IELTS 5.5 overall.

Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
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Study Joinery was last modified: June 27th, 2020 by Nick Yock