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Carpentry

Carpenters are key members of the construction industry. They are responsible for all the wooden structures involved in building projects, from installing staircases and building roofs to fitting windows and door-frames.

Carpentry could be for you if you like:

  • Craftsmanship
  • Fixing things
  • Making things
  • Using tools

More about this skill

Carpentry is a precision skill which requires accuracy in measuring and cutting so that everything fits into the construction project smoothly and no wood is wasted. Using power and hand tools, a carpenter utilizes ancient and modern techniques to work with wood and to execute perfectly the process of converting raw wood into finished products.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of JAEYEON JANG

    JAEYEON JANG

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Florian Nock

    Florian Nock

    Switzerland
    Silver

  • Photo of Moritz Mayr

    Moritz Mayr

    South Tyrol, Italy
    Silver

  • Photo of Ryan Grieger

    Ryan Grieger

    Australia
    Silver

  • Photo of Mario BEL

    Mario BEL

    France
    Silver

WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

  • Photo of Seung Woo Cha

    Seung Woo Cha

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Simon Rehm

    Simon Rehm

    Germany
    Gold

  • Photo of Thorbjørn Stryger

    Thorbjørn Stryger

    Denmark
    Bronze

  • Photo of David Rottensteiner

    David Rottensteiner

    South Tyrol, Italy
    Bronze

  • Photo of Axel MELLERIN

    Axel MELLERIN

    France
    Bronze

WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

  • Photo of Min Sung Kim

    Min Sung Kim

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Stefan Oppliger

    Stefan Oppliger

    Switzerland
    Silver

  • Photo of Andreas Fichter

    Andreas Fichter

    Germany
    Bronze


Our partners

Stanley Black & Decker

Some of the world’s most familiar tools, including Craftsman, DeWalt and Stanley are made by Stanley Black & Decker. The company is also the world’s second largest commercial electronic security company. Its products and solutions are integral to many WorldSkills skills.


Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.