Did you know that like most tradespeople who conduct work in your home, carpenters need to be licensed by the appropriate licensing body. The system of licensing is designed to ensure uniform standards and workmanship in the home improvement and building sector. If required, carpenters will be licensed by your local state or territory licensing authority. They issue licences based on the individual having accredited qualifications and/or experience in their trade.
Carpenters have their own trade specific licence which is typically distinct from cabinetmaking. This covers a wide range of jobs involving the use of timber. There may be a class or condition associated with a licence – this basically restricts what scope of works the holder is allowed to carry out.
Carpentry Licence Classes
Most commonly associated Carpentry licence classes around Australia are:
What Type of Work Do Carpenters Carry Out?
Carpenters work predominantly with timber constructing, erecting and fitting a range of elements in the home, including: