Guest foxesonthemove

Carpenter - licencing

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    I am being told that in order to find work as a carpenter in Adelaide I will need to obtain a Building worker scontractor licence which will involve taking an 11 week course called the Timber framing code and then a further 2 courses in business subjects. (MBASA). I would then be eligible to apply for my licence with the OCBA.

     

    I have been told a white card alone would not be enough because nearly all carpentry work is on a sub-contract basis.

     

    Would I still be able to work whilst I was completing the course as 3 months off work isn't in the plan.

     

    Finding it very confusing at the minute. This is the last piece in the puzzle before we can apply for state sponsorship!:goofy:

     

    Terry

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    hi terry

    you can work for someone without a licence,$28-$35 ph.when you get it you can then work direct for the builders.they give you the price and your away.cheers mark

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    Guest foxesonthemove

    Thank Mark that's cleared things up, we can now finish off our state sponsorship and get the process moving again!

    Terry

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    You will still need your white card but thats only a day course. If you do want to work for yourself you will need to do a couple of courses including the timber framing code one and business and legal course which you can do over 2 weekends and a test at home to do. You can also do it at night school over about 10 weeks one night a week . You should be able to pick a job no probs depends what you want to do.

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    Guest hughescl
    I am being told that in order to find work as a carpenter in Adelaide I will need to obtain a Building worker scontractor licence which will involve taking an 11 week course called the Timber framing code and then a further 2 courses in business subjects. (MBASA). I would then be eligible to apply for my licence with the OCBA.

     

    I have been told a white card alone would not be enough because nearly all carpentry work is on a sub-contract basis.

     

    Would I still be able to work whilst I was completing the course as 3 months off work isn't in the plan.

     

    Finding it very confusing at the minute. This is the last piece in the puzzle before we can apply for state sponsorship!:goofy:

     

    Terry

     

    You can apply for your SS without this we did, I would not mention that you are looking at self employment as our agent said they prefer migrants to be employed to fill the skills gap. Claire

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    Guest foxesonthemove

    Thanks guys, that's made things alot clearer. I'm sure we'll be back on here with more questions!!

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