We have been providing and managing carpentry and cabinet making apprenticeships in and around Ballarat and Melbourne for more than three decades. If you enjoy hands-on work and watching your creations come to life, a career in carpentry or the building and construction industry could be for you!

For young people aspiring to a career in carpentry we actively encourage them to start their training and skills development while at secondary school. Many students who transition successfully into full-time apprenticeships often start training while at school by completing VET in Schools, a structured work placement, school-based apprenticeship, or a combination of these.

Whether you’re a small or large, domestic or commercial business in Ballarat or Melbourne, we can provide all your workforce requirements including skilled, qualified and motivated staff and carpentry apprentices.

Skillinvest is also a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code 4192) delivering a range of nationally recognised carpentry certificates and qualifications.

Latest Jobs

Job Title Location Date posted Closing date
Sales Manager – Warracknabeal Warracknabeal October 18, 2019 November 8, 2019
Senior Technicians (Diesel Mechanics) Swan Hill October 18, 2019 November 8, 2019
Service Manager – Warracknabeal Warracknabeal October 18, 2019 November 8, 2019
Precision Ag Support Desk – Horsham Horsham October 18, 2019 November 8, 2019

Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Skillinvest apprenticeships

Becoming an apprentice or trainee is a great way to combine professional training and employment while completing a nationally accredited course that will lead to a recognised qualification. You’ll get paid while you learn and your training is delivered on-the-job, in a classroom setting, at trade school or a combination of these.

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School Based Apprenticeships

Skillinvest school apprenticeships

An Australian School-based Apprenticeships (ASBA) allows you to work as a paid part-time trainee or apprentice while completing your secondary education at school. This is a great option if you already know what job or profession you want to pursue and gives you a head start on achieving your career goals.

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Pre-Apprenticeship

Skillinvest pre apprenticeship course

A pre-apprenticeship course is a stepping stone to get into the industry of your choice. It provides a blend of theory and hands on experience in a simulated workplace environment. A pre-apprenticeship is a great way to try a particular job or industry before committing to a full-time apprenticeship, plus you’ll learn lots of new skills.

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VET

Skillinvest vocational education and training

Vocational Education and Training (known as VET in Schools) courses are completed as part of your secondary school studies. Designed to help you finish Year 12, VET courses provide practical learning and give you a credit towards a nationally recognised qualification. About one third of Aussie senior students are enrolled in a VET course!

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Whether you’re finishing school, just graduated, looking to enter the workplace or need a change of career, a Skillinvest carpentry apprenticeship or traineeship in Ballarat and Melbourne is a great way to start earning while you learn!

Our carpentry apprenticeships and traineeships will place you with a local business, where you will receive practical on-the-job training and work experience while completing a nationally recognised course and getting paid. We also provide ongoing support to make sure you become fully qualified, highly skilled, capable, confident and successful in your chosen profession.