Comprehensive Carpentry

Carpentry is a scarce skill which high in demand in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork etc.


Course Content

Module 1: Safety and Building Industry

Module 2: Prepare the work area and select, use and maintain tolls, equipment and materials

Module 3: Erect, use and dismantle scaffolding

Module 4: Install a range of finishing components

Module 5: Prepare components for finishing applications and apply surface touch-ups

Module 6: Service and check functionality of finishing components

Module 7: Set out and mark off materials for machining purposes working from Drawings, Setting out rods and cutting lists

Module 8: Set up and operate machines and machine wooden components

Module 9: Create and use templates and jigs

Module 10: Assemble machined components and manufacture a range of products made from wood.

What type of course is this?

This is a practical course and the modules will be done in a fully equipped workshop.

What is the cost of this Course?

R28 462.50 (incl. VAT)

Price Includes: Lunch, Learning material, Facilitation, SETA Learner uploading, SETA Learner registration, Internal assessment, Internal moderation, Internal Certification, transport to and from Kempton Park Transnet station as well as Rhodesfield Gautrain Station

How long is this course?

This is a full time course: 45 working day (9 Weeks)

Monday – Friday

Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Everyday

Admission Requirements


Recognition of prior learning

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions.  A RPL (Recognition of prior learning) process is available for recognition and assessment of your skills. Relevant credits will be passed.



On completion of this course the student will earn the following:

  • Registration on CETA National Learner Data Base
  • CETA statement of results for the following unit standards:
    • 14674 – Clad roof structures
    • 14676 – Erect roof trusses.
    • 14673 – Install finishing components
    • 261679 – Manufacture and fit door and window frames.
    • 261677 – Manufacture and install partitioning and wall panelling from wood.