We have a range of carpentry courses for building, furniture making and construction – or for your home-improvement projects.
Gain the skills you need with our TAFE certificates for apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, skills recognition and other programs tailored to industry needs.
Learn key skills for the building industry and increase your chances of getting an apprenticeship.
Build the framework for a career in construction with a Certificate III in Carpentry at Victoria University Polytechnic.
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Studying carpentry at VU
At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.
We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.
You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.
Our trades students are often recognised for industry awards and in skills competitions like WorldSkills.
Many of our graduates gain employment in the following industries:
- cabinet making
- fence building
- furniture restoration
Carpentry learning facilities
Multi-million dollar Construction Hub
For most of our construction courses, you’ll learn at our $44 million state-of-the-art trades hub at our Sunshine Campus. Our ‘Construction Futures’ hub is a sustainable training facility with a six-Star Green rating. It provides modern high-tech labs and dynamic workshops including:
- concrete laboratory
- survey laboratory
- engine laboratory
- soldering/construction laboratories
- power systems laboratory
- computer workstations with simulation and modelling software.