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The purpose of this qualification is to train the learner to operate and qualify as a Carpenter artisan. The Carpenters construct, erect, strip, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, panelling, timber and steel formwork and access materials, hang and fir doors to frames and install wooden windows to buildings.
The learners will attend institutionalised training at our centres which are situated in Cape Town, Kya Sands and Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth). The course is broken up into three sessions of 8 weeks per year over a period of three years.
In year 1 they will focus on Hand skills and tools, the introduction to carpentry industry, interpreting drawings, preparing and erecting branded ceilings, set out and construct Howe roof trusses, wallpanelling and cut and fir architraves and skirting’s.
In year 2 they focus on fit and hang single doors to steel door frames, nail plates roof truss, timber tongue and groove ceilings, formwork for columns and L-shaped wall and L-Shaped Roof Truss.
Then in year 3 they will focus on more Advanced form work which includes lift shaft, walls and steps. Construction of the semi-circular and circular arches form work. Installation of the wooden windows and sills and hanging the Double Door to a wooden door frame.