7115-Carpenters and Joiners

Job Title: 

Carpenters and Joiners

Job Description: 

Carpenters and joiners cut, shape, assemble, erect, maintain and repair various types of structures and fittings made from wood and other materials.


Tasks include:

  • making, altering and repairing structural and other woodwork at a work-bench and on a construction site
  • constructing, erecting and installing heavy-framed wooden structures on building sites
  • fitting, assembling and altering internal and external fixtures of buildings, such as walls, doors, door and window frames, facings and panelling
  • making, repairing and fitting scenic equipment for theatrical performances, motion picture or television productions
  • constructing, assembling, altering and repairing wooden fixtures and fittings in train coaches, aircraft, ships, boats, floats and other vehicles
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Aircraft joiner
Ship joiner
Wood shipwright

This unit group excludes

Cabinet maker (7522)
Vehicle frame builder (7231)

Specific Occupations: 



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Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore