Average Salary For Carpenters In South Africa

A Carpenter is a person who builds or repairs wooden structures, such as houses, scaffolds, or shelving. to do carpenter’s work. verb (used with object) to make by carpentry.

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A Carpenter Salary In South Africa

The average carpenter salary in South Africa is R 180 000 per year or R 92.31 per hour.

Entry-level positions start at R 153 000 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 240 000 per year.

Is carpentry a good career in South Africa?

The skills of carpenters are in demand for as long as the construction industry is at work.

Carpenters in South Africa earn an average base salary of around R141,000 per annum.

How long does it take to become a carpenter in South Africa?

Carpenter Training school in South Africa

A short Carpentry course costs R 7000 and takes 4 weeks. after training you get a carpentry certificate.

After the carpenter course, a student is awarded a certificate and becomes a qualified carpenter at minimum fees(costs).

Are our carpenters in demand in South Africa?

The demand for skilled artisans such as carpenters, toolmakers, fitters, joiners, or mechanics has grown in South Africa, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, says Arjun Khosla, co-founder of Kandua an online marketplace for home services.

“In the last year, for instance, demand for renovators has doubled.

Where can I study carpentry in South Africa?

Africa Skills Private College, George.

Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies, Johannesburg.

Northlink College, Cape Town.

View College of Safety, Pretoria.

Rijeka Training Matters Ltd, Durbanville.

Goldfields TVET College, Welkom.

What qualifications do I need to do carpentry?

knowledge of building and construction.

to be thorough and pay attention to detail.

knowledge of maths.

the ability to work well with others.

the ability to work well with your hands.

the ability to use, repair, and maintain machines and tools.

the ability to work on your own.

excellent verbal communication skills.

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