Certificate IV in Timber Truss and Frame Design

FWP40416

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification is designed for job roles in the timber timber truss and frame sector sector of the forest and forest products industry.

Job roles

This qualification has one employment pathway for typical truss and frame manufacturing environments. This is:

  • Designer (Timber truss and frame)
  • Licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements may apply to units in this qualification in some states & territories at the time of publication and may differ according to jurisdiction.

    Some imported units in the elective bank may be subject to licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements. These units must be implemented in line with the licensing requirements outlined in the unit’s parent Training Package.

    The outcome of this qualification can satisfy the entry requirement into FWP50316 Diploma of Timber Truss and Frame Design. For those seeking a pathway into that qualification, the entry requirement is the successful achievement of the following units, or demonstration of equivalent competence:

  • FWPCOT4202 Design timber structures
  • FWPTMM4201 Construct prototypes and samples
  • MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools
  • CPCCBC4001A Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
  • CPCSUS4001A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices.
  • Plus at least one of the following units:

  • FWPTMM4205 Prepare and advise on a broad range of timber roof truss details using computers
  • FWPTMM4206 Prepare and advise on a broad range of timber floor system
  • FWPTMM4207 Prepare and advise on a broad range of timber wall frame details using computers.
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Architecture and Building field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate IV).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Architecture and Building field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate IV).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Architecture and Building field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Architecture and Building field (Certificate IV) are most often employed as:

    Technicians and Trades Workers

    57.2%

    Technicians and Trades Workers
    Managers

    19.4%

    Managers
    Labourers

    7.3%

    Labourers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Architecture and Building field (Certificate IV) are most often employed in:

    Construction

    79.5%

    Construction
    Professional, scientific and technical services

    4.6%

    Professional, scientific and technical services
    Manufacturing

    2.9%

    Manufacturing

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     


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    Subsidised Training

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    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


    Career Information

    Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


    Forest and Wood Products Career Pathway

    Certificate IV in Timber Truss and Frame Design is in the Architecture and Building Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Forest and Wood Products.


    Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

     


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