9300 Austrian Carpenter are in Austria for real local supply, performance as also training. Overall, around 40,000 employees around 9,300 Austrian joinery and thus generate annual revenues of around 3.2 billion euros. 2,300 enterprises offer apprenticeship places in the industry. Annually, approximately 4,400 young people (including about 380 girls) are trained in a carpentry operation (stand: 31.12.2009). Carpenter SMEs represent the carpenters a large and important group as Apprentice Committee leaders. With around 9300 Joiners in all Austria is the profession for true local supply, with regard to the services, as well as with regard to the training. The Carpenter means valuable jobs that are protected also in times of crisis for the region. The Carpenter is like with a variety of farms.

You provide a great value for the society as a whole and beneficiaries are often different. So are the carpenters local supplier and one of the largest trainers in Austria. If we don’t make the best young talent in our own ranks, it is soon bad to our craft. A large number of commercial and industrial enterprises, but also local authorities benefit from the training services of the carpenters, because constantly search for well trained carpenters for production, sales and maintenance. That pleased on the one hand, but on the other hand the training with high costs associated, which is resting on the shoulders of the Carpenter”, Federal Guild master Kommerzialrat ing. Josef of wider summarizes the situation.

The fascination of Carpenter profession teaching developed has many reasons. In addition to the varied activities, attractive income and the shining future prospects, it is above all the experience to accompany projects from concept to completion. “Parallel to the three-year apprenticeship carpentry” created by the four-year training as a joinery technician. Planning and production will be a distinction between the priorities. The activity in the high-quality segment causes a combination of craft skills and literacy is in demand at the Carpenter. The teaching of the Carpenter is already long not only 14 year olds, but speaks as graduates of a school or a secondary higher school. It works in the upscale segment and therefore needed a great general knowledge to stand on a stage with the customers. Rethink is the year 2011 is the international year of forests, with the aim to create awareness towards sustainability. And exactly that is the Carpenter. He approaches in its activity holistically on how to set up and therefore appeals to all the senses. And that the Carpenter with the wood material is correctly positioned, also the current study by the Institute of non-invasive diagnosis at Joanneum Research Centre. Here, wood confirmed the calming effect on people. Even a positive effect on the success of learning could be determined in schools because of the quiet heartbeat. Has specially for children’s and youth rooms Here occurred a change of thinking. The bespoke joinery has again brought to the fore. A change to real sustainability is underway. Federal Guild master Kommerzialrat ing.