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Joinery 

For licensing purposes, joinery means the making and installation of non-structural timber, timber composite or metal components or elements for buildings such as doors, windows, stairs, cupboards, built-in furniture (such as built-in wardrobes, entertainment units and the like), generally made off site and installed as a completed unit.

Works which can be considered as included in the class of joinery:

  • shower screens
  • internal timber cladding of walls and ceilings.

Qualifications

Completion of one of the following:

  • CPC31911 / CPC31912 Certificate III in Joinery or
  • CPC32011 Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery or
  • CPC31811 / CPC31812 Certificate III in Shopfitting or
  • LMF32109 Certificate III in Cabinet Making

OR

Completion of one of the following:

  • CPC31908 Certificate III in Joinery
  • CPC32008 Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery  
  • CPC31808 Certificate III in Shopfitting 
  • MSF31113 Certificate III in Cabinet Making
  • BCF30100 Certificate III in Off Site Construction (Shop fitting)
  • BCF30200 Certificate III in Off Site Construction (Joinery – Timber/Aluminium/Glass)
  • LMF30302 Certificate III in Furniture Making
  • LMF30402 Certificate III in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making) LMF30502 Certificate III in Furniture Making (Wood Machinery)
  • MEM30705 Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction  
    Qualification 11760 Certificate III in Shopfitting, Kitchen and Detailed Joinery, Trade TAFE course #2147  
  • Certificate III in Shopfitting and Detailed Joinery,TradeTAFE course #5122  
  • MEM30603 Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction.

 

Or, if you have ever held a licence in the prescribed classes (Home Building Regulation 2004, clause 46, excluding subsection (1)(a)) and you apply for a new licence, your previous licence will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.

To find a Registered Training Organisation that provides the qualification listed above, refer to the information on building licensing courses.

Checklist

Fair Trading has produced a checklist in PDF format (size: 10kb) to help you make sure you have everything you need to lodge your application at a Fair Trading Centre or Government Access Centre. Please print a copy, complete it and attach it to your documents.

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