Building

North Metropolitan TAFE is WA’s leading training provider for higher qualifications in this industry filled with exciting challenges and opportunities. Our courses provide you with the skills and knowledge to plan and supervise construction work, and prepare, cost and schedule for a contract. You will also learn about building codes and standards, legal requirements, estimating, site safety, timber code, project management, and structural principles for residential and commercial buildings.

We also offer a Builders’ Registration Diploma, which covers the academic requirements for becoming a registered builder in the State.

Course list

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
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^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
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National ID: SC
State ID: SC-BBL-V1266
Industry Building and Construction

Bricklaying Handyman

Learn the basics of bricklaying

This short course will teach you the basics of bricklaying and give you the skills to complete home projects..

Learn the basics of bricklaying

This short course will give you skills in bricklaying to complete home improvement projects. You'll learn the basics from using bricklaying tools and cutting bricks, to mixing mortar and laying bricks correctly. 

You'll also cover:

  • basic setting out
  • bedding bricks in mortar
  • levelling and plumb work techniques
  • correct joint spacing
  • how to maintain face alignment and finishing brick joints evenly

Materials and hardware will be supplied. No previous experience required.

Dress requirements

You will need to supply your own personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, gloves and closed in footwear.

 

Short course
National ID: CPP50911
State ID: D772
Industry Building and Construction

Diploma of Building Design

Builds on your skills from the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting

You'll gain more experience in using ArchiCAD and Revit software and cover principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for residential and small-scale building projects.

Further your designing career in the building and construction industry

This course builds on the skills obtained in the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and provides more drafting and design experience in ArchiCAD and Revit software for residential and small-scale building projects.

You will cover principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for design projects and occupational health and safety requirements for this booming industry.

Once you've completed this Diploma you will be able to work in a design office on commercial and residential projects with architects, builders, and project managers.

 

Diploma
National ID: CPC40110
State ID: W740
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

Build your career from the ground up

Work as a builder and manager of a small to medium building business dealing with low-rise residential and commercial construction projects. Learn to plan and supervise construction work and prepare, cost and schedule contracts.

A career built from the ground up

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and operations workforce to manage and support a small to medium building business dealing with low rise construction projects. Completing this course will help you gain the diverse range of skills needed to project manage the construction of low rise residential and commercial constructions.

Certificate IV
National ID: CPC50210
State ID: WA79
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

With over 50 years training workers for the building industry, we're the perfect choice for your training.

Gain the skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and the operations workforce to manage constructions from a small building business through to medium rise constructions.

We've been producing skilled construction workers for over 50 years – making us the perfect choice for your training

This Diploma has close ties with the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety - Building and Energy - Building Services Board. You'll gain the skills and knowledge to work in building management, production teams and the operations workforce to manage constructions from a small building business through to medium rise constructions.

There are many ways that you can study this course including full time, part time, Flexible Learning Stream and employer-based. For information about Flexible Learning Stream (FLS) delivery for this course, view our flyer(opens in a new tab) for details, or call us to discuss our other study options.

Diploma
National ID: MSF30818
State ID: BED0
Industry Building and Construction

Certificate III in Flooring Technology

Work your way up in the construction industry with an Apprenticeship in flooring technology.

This apprenticeship course will give you the skills to install floors and flooring materials such as polished concrete floors, carpet, resilient, vinyl and timber flooring.

Join the flooring technology sector of the furnishing industry

Get the skills and knowledge required to perform flooring technology tasks. You will learn to install floors and flooring materials in commercial or residential settings.

The Certificate III in Flooring Technology is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PBC-V1312
Industry Building and Construction
Online

REVIT essentials for architecture

Skills in 2D & 3D modelling for architectural design and documentation

This course will give you an introduction to Autodesk REVIT and REVIT Architecture. You will learn the concepts of 3 dimensional computer modelling and gain an understanding of the tools required for parametric building design and documentation.

Develop new skills in 3D modelling

This course will introduce you to Autodesk REVIT, a building modeller for architectural design and documentation in 3D and 2D. You will learn the concepts of 3 dimensional computer modelling and gain an understanding of the tools required for parametric building design and documentation using REVIT Architecture.

This short course usually requires attendance on campus one day per week for four weeks, online delivery may also be available.

Short course
National ID: 52757WA
State ID: YN65
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting

Draw on your practical, hands-on skills needed to draft residential buildings

Learn to create design concepts and working drawings, gain skills in ArtchiCAD and work on a project with an industry mentor.

A career by design

This course will expose you to drafting residential buildings within the building and construction industry. You'll develop the knowledge and skills you'll need to draft residential buildings, both single and double storey. The skills you gain are practical and hands-on and as part of the course you will be required to design and document a residential project with an industry mentor. This practical experience will prove valuable in gaining employment and beginning your career in this industry.

Our building design and construction qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

 

Certificate IV
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-PBC-V1299
Industry Building and Construction

Supervisors - Construction Course

Keen to take the lead in construction?

Gain a broad range of practical skills and knowledge needed for supervision in construction.

Keen to take the lead in construction?

You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to identify and assess a range of building and construction techniques, including concreting, brickwork, carpentry, electrical services, plumbing and drainage, tiling, ceiling fixing and painting. Once you successfully complete this short course running on Tuesday and Thursday evenings you'll receive a Certificate of Participation.

Dress requirements

You will need to have safety goggles, gloves and safety shoes but no previous experience is necessary. All tools and materials will be supplied.

Short course
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