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Carpenter ANZSCO 331212

Construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

Tasks Include:

  1. Studying drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  2. Ordering and selecting timbers and materials, and preparing layouts
  3. Cutting materials, and assembling and nailing cut and shaped parts
  4. Erecting framework and roof framing, laying sub-flooring and floorboards and verifying trueness of structures
  5. Nailing fascia panels, sheathing roofs, and fitting exterior wall cladding and door and window frames
  6. Assembling prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
  7. Cutting wood joints
  8. May construct concrete formwork
  9. May repair existing fittings
  10. May work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals

Skill Level: 3

Occupation List: MLTSSL


Fixing Carpenter

Formwork Carpenter

Prop and Scenery Maker

Your Potential Pathways to Permanent Residency

189  Independent

190 State491 State491 Family186 Direct494 SESR482 TSS407 Training485 Graduate


Education Requirement

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Certain countries are not exempt from this criterion, so it is important that Carpenters should obtain a Certificate III in Carpentry or a Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery.

Education Average Cost (AUD)Access to Graduate Visa
Certificate III in Carpentry or a Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery$24,000Yes
Subclass 485 Graduate Work Stream
WA schools$24,000Yes
SA SchoolsNot available for international students.N/A
NSWNot available for international studentN/A
Regional Qld$24,000Yes
Northern TerritoryNot available for international studentN/A

Skills Assessment with Trades Recognition Australia (TRA)

Types of Skills Assessment available. Eligibility

Offshore Skills Assessment (OSAP)


Required by persons who hold a passport from a country listed in https://www.tradesrecognitionaustralia.gov.au/osap-nominated-occupations-countries-and-sars

Could apply whether you have a qualification or not.

Applicants must have the required work experience.

Migration Skills Assessment


  1. Three years full time work experience
  2. Financial evidence to support work experience claims
  3. Complete Employer reference template as required by TRA from all employers.
  4. Must have a relevant qualification, including RPL.
Temporary Skills Shortage Skills AssessmentRequired by passport holders from the following country whilst applying for a Subclass 482 Temporary Skilled Shortage Visa https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2018L00294

Job Ready Program


Four stage process which allows applicants to complete their skills assessment after 1 year.

Must hold a graduate visa and completed their education in Australia.

Optimal choice for those wanting to do points migration.

Job Outlook




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