A joiner cuts, shapes and fits timber parts in workshops to form structures and fittings, ready for installation. Registration or licensing may be required. In Australia a joiner is a Skill Level 3 occupation.
Joiner Occupation Lists
Joiner occupation is on the following skill lists:
This occupation is not on the following skill lists:
The job of a joiner is to construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.
Most occupations in the joiner unit group (Group 3312) has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing in Australia may be required as a joiner.
Occupations within the Joiner Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the joiner group if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
The average salary for a Joiner in Australia is $ 69,104 per year. Average Age: Males: Females: Persons: 35.0
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 3312) Carpenters and joiners - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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