Carpenter Apprenticeship

About Maxima:

Maxima is a leading Group Training Organisation – we manage recruitment, placement and ongoing support of trainees and apprentices on behalf of our host employers. We aim to help you kick-start your career into the job or industry of your choice, boost your employment credentials and equip you with the skills and knowledge to be able to succeed in the future.


  • Complete a nationally recognised Certificate III in Carpentry
  • Possible eligibility to access the Australian Apprenticeship Support Loan
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided
  • Earn while you learn with no study debt
  • Supported by a dedicated Maxima Consultant

The Role:

Maxima, and our Host Employer are seeking eager individuals to undertake a Carpentry Apprenticeship.

These positions within private industry will see you working across residential sites throughout the metropolitan suburbs of Adelaide. Anything from home renovations, to building new homes, you will gain the skills and knowledge of a well-rounded carpenter to kickstart your trades future.

Across 4-years work fulltime and receive paid study towards achieving a nationally recognised Certificate III in Carpentry. This role will require you to travel between work sites.

Duties Include: 

  • Build floors, wall framework and roofs
  • Cut, shape and fit timber materials
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Manual labouring of timber
  • Perform basic calculations based on measurements
  • Handle a variety of hand and power tools

About You:

  • Genuine interest in carpentry
  • Loves being hands-on and working outdoors
  • Able to follow directions and work under limited supervision
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Possess good physical fitness to perform manual tasks
  • Strong track record of being punctual, reliable, and hardworking

Role Requirements: 

  • Must hold a current provisional or c-class licence with reliable vehicle
  • Satisfactorily pass a pre-employment assessment, including a drug and alcohol test 
  • Previous on-site carpentry or labouring experience (desirable)
  • Completed a Certificate II in Doorways to Construction or similar (desirable)

How to Apply: 

Click Apply and complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Recent school leavers are encouraged to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

National Apprenticeship wages and conditions apply.

For further information please visit our website 


At Maxima we are committed to supporting positively diverse and including workforces which value all backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage applications from First Nations Peoples, people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, people of all gender identities and people living with a disability.

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