W110172 - Carpenter

Country Truss

If you are looking for experience in carpentry - this opportunity is for you! A family owned framing company, Country Truss has more than 30 years of experience in offering expert and professional construction services. They have a strong reputation across Melbourne for excellent and professional quality of service. Country Truss specialises in prefabricated roof trusses, wall frames and long reach floor trusses. This medium sized company is committed to teaching students in detail about manufacturing floor and roof trusses. There is potential for an SBAT in 2019 if student is suitable.

Skills You Might Learn

Accurate use of tape measures, reading and understanding fabrication sheet, its importance and need for accuracy, evaluate timber, basic carpentry skills. Use of power tools will be dependent on age and ability. You will learn how to work well in a team, understand OH&S practices and compliance.

Typical Tasks & Duties

You will learn all aspects of timber to be used for construction from an experienced builder. You will also learn about different types, grades, and size of timber, using computerized saws and power tools (depending on age and ability) accurately using a tape measure!

Student Requirements

A willingness to learn, work as part of a team and have a good attitude. Students must be able to follow verbal instructions and have some mathematical ability, competent in use of a nail gun.

Dress Requirements

Steel capped boots, clothing suitable for factory work, high visibility shirt and jumper. Ear and eye protection will be supplied. No baggy clothing. Long hair is to be kept up.

Special Transport Requirements

This is accessible by bus or walk/bike from Cardinia Station


  • 22216VIC - Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pre-Apprenticeship)
  • CPC20112 - Certificate II in Construction
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W110172
Location: Pakenham - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: All work will be at the factory site in Pakenham. Usual work hours will be 8.00 - 4.30. Wednesdays and Fridays are available.
Added By: South East Local Learning & Employment Network


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