Unfortunately we don't currently offer any carpentry courses for international students. Browse our other trades courses.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) VNEAP
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
City Campus
1000 hours

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.


Many of our graduates gain employment in the following industries:

  • cabinet making
  • construction
  • engineering
  • carpentry
  • fence building
  • furniture restoration
  • woodworking.

Carpentry learning facilities

Multi-million dollar Construction Hub

For most of our construction courses, you’ll learn at our multi-million dollar state-of-the-art trades facilities 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.

Check out the trades hub at our Sunshine Campus