Dave, Managing Director of the company. Started as an apprentice carpenter back in 1998. Finishing his apprenticeship in 2002 and continuing with the certificate IV in residential building, all completed by the end of 2003. David furthered his career and skills for several years, sub contracting to a local builder as a site foreman / carpenter and after obtaining his building licence in 2004 David Ferrari Constructions PL was born with a firm view to becoming a leading building firm on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. With a real passion for the industry, David is still very hands on, lending a hand to the team as well as keeping a close eye on the quality to ensure our high standards are maintained.
In his time off David enjoys spending time with his young family, socialising, surfing, fitness training, golf and soccer.
Louise, David’s beautiful wife is a primary school teacher part time after finishing university in 2004, As well as bringing up a young family, Louise helps out with the office admin / bookkeeping of the company.
In her Down time Louise loves to spend time with her 2 son’s and daughter as well as keeping fit at the gym and socialising with friends.
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David is the companies licensed builder and also Managing Director of the company. David took his passion for high school woodwork into a carpentry apprenticeship in 1998. After completing Cert III and then in turn Cert IV, he started the company in 2004 and has steered it to its current position as a leading construction company on the Northern Beaches of Sydney.
A father of 3 young kids and of course the business keeps him very busy, but when time allows he loves to spend time with family and friends, get out in the surf, play golf, tennis or simply train for fitness at the gym or local Beaches surrounds. A recent 70.3 mile Ironman triathlon and a 50km Ultra marathon were proud achievements.
Stuart came to the company way back in 2007 as a 2nd year apprentice. He has matured into a Site Foreman on our projects completing Cert III and Cert IV along the way with a skill set that extends far beyond carpentry. Always liked by staff and clients his personality fits the companies mould and he ensures all projects run smoothly under his control.
A recent father he loves to spends time looking after his young family and when time allows loves to get out for a surf or a beer with friends. Also a keen snowboarder in winter!
Leading Hand Carpenter
Nik has completed his apprenticeship with the company in 2017 and is now a leading hand carpenter within the organisation. Nik has completed Cert III and Cert IV at TAFE. Nik completed a mature age apprenticeship. Being a mature age apprentice benefits the company, as he brings along with him many skills from his earlier career.
His enthusiasm for his new career has impressed the team. Nik loves to spend his time off socialising with his Girlfriend, friends and family. He also loves to get out for a weekend spin on his motorcycle.
Liam is a 4th year apprentice who has been with the company since 2014. He is close to maturing into a Carpenter and has enjoyed learning his trade under DFC where he has added many skills within the residential building game. He has already completed Cert III and is halfway through completing Cert IV.
In his time off Liam loves to get away up and down the coast camping with his girlfriend and four wheel driving in his new vehicle, he also enjoys training for Mixed martial Arts.
Mature Aged Apprentice Carpenter
Ryan is undertaking a mature aged apprenticeship and has finished his Cert III at TAFE. He has been with the company since early 2015. Ryan immigrated from South Africa in 2013 and his previous career was in TV and Film audio post production, after completing 2 studio builds he realised his real passion was in carpentry. He is close obtaining his Cert III and looks to go into Cert IV immediately. Ryan is a big asset to the team and has skills well above his time in the industry.
In his time off Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs, Ryan is soon to become a father at time of writing and he enjoys fishing in his tinnie when he gets the opportunity. He also has a passion in creating custom build furniture in his spare time.
Max started with the company in 2015 and is currently undertaking his carpentry apprenticeship on site and Cert III at TAFE. Max followed his passion for Woodwork / Design and Technology at High School into the industry. He enjoys learning his trade under DFC where he is on a fast learning trajectory.
In his time off Max enjoys socialising with mates and occasionally sings in a local band. Watching live music is also a passion. He also enjoys building furniture and general woodworking in his spare time.
Zac started his apprenticeship with the company in 2017 and is currently undertaking his carpentry apprenticeship and Cert III at TAFE. Zac had started his career post High School in Landscaping but has since decided that Carpentry / Building is his real passion. He enjoys learning his trade under the DFC banner. the team are impressed with his work ethic and ability to pick things up very quickly.
In his time off Zac enjoys playing Rugby and socialising with mates… Surfing is a big passion, Zac spends half his week living very close to Narrabeen beach with his Dad and loves to get out in the surf when he can..
Clearly the better half of David.. Louise is a Primary school teacher part time currently and a busy mum to 3 kids as well. Louise undertakes some of the office admin around her busy schedule.
In her time off Louise enjoys hitting the gym, running around the beaches, catching up with friends for a coffee…. and of course spending time with her young family. Louise loves her fitness, particularly running and has comlpeted a marathon in under 4 hrs and recently an Ultra Trail in the beautiful Blue Mountains.
Nicholas has just started his apprenticeship with the company recently 2018 and is currently undertaking his carpentry apprenticeship and Cert III at TAFE.
In his time off Nicholas enjoys surfing, watching rugby and socialising with mates. He is currently studying by online correspondence a Construction Project Management course with strong aspirations for his future.