1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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4411-11 Carpenter and Joiner

Constructs and installs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, or wallboard and cuts, shapes and fits timber parts to form structures and fittings.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • studies drawings and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions and installation procedures
  • orders and selects timbers and materials, and prepares layouts
  • cuts materials, and assembles or nails cut and shaped parts
  • erects framework and roof framing, lays sub-flooring and floorboards and verifies trueness of structures
  • nails fascia panels, sheathes roofs and fits exterior wall cladding, door and window frames
  • assembles prepared wood to form structures and fittings ready to install
  • cuts wood joints
  • may construct concrete formwork
  • may repair existing fittings
  • may work with plastic laminates, perspex or metals


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