Carpenters construct, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood and wallboard. They may also work with plastic laminates, perspex and metals, depending on the project.
Work is on building sites and in existing buildings or in a workshop.
Suited for those with knowledge of building and construction, technical design and mathematics. Good hand-eye coordination is essential when operating machinery.
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