Clarkson

Our state-of-the art Clarkson campus is our main facility for trades training in Perth’s northern suburbs, with a special focus on pre-apprenticeship courses including bricklaying, plastering, tiling, carpentry, joinery, metal fabrication, electrical trades, and more.

Our dedicated workshops and open spaces for each trade mean you get to train in a real-world environment.

The campus is accessible via bus services from Clarkson train station.

Opening hours

Normal business hours

Monday to Friday        8:00am to 4:00pm

During the term break (holidays) our Client Services counters will not be open
If you need assistance during the break please go to our Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) campus

Parking

Parking permits are not required at Clarkson campus.

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Clarkson

Our main campus for trades training in Perth’s northern corridor. 
We offer training in bricklaying, plastering, tiling, carpentry, joinery, metal fabrication and electrical trades.

Address

North Metropolitan TAFE
31 Harmony Ave
Clarkson WA 6030
Australia

Courses available at Clarkson

^ 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.
Half price^
^ 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: 52824WA
State ID: AB25
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-Apprenticeship)

Get a great foundation for a bricklaying apprenticeship

You'll be set to take on an apprenticeship with basic skills in the use of tools and equipment, and working onsite under your belt.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

An outdoor trades career with a chance of making great things

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

Learn how to use bricklaying tools and equipment to construct brick and block walls, to give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AB26
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-Apprenticeship)

Get a great start in the building industry with this solid plastering course.

When you successfully complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be equipped to start your career as an apprentice solid plasterer.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

A trade career that has creativity covered

Solid plastering is a finishing trade and an important part of the building process. Solid Plasterers apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster and cement to the interiors and exteriors of structures.

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice solid plasterer. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make you more competitive when applying for an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Certificate II
National ID: 52824WA
State ID: AB28
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-Apprenticeship)

Show your creative side and learn to work with glass, ceramic, clay, and marble tiles in a range of settings

You'll have the skills employers want for an apprentice tiler when you complete this pre-apprenticeship course.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice wall and floor tiler. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Wall and floor tilers may work internally and externally over a variety of surfaces - vertical, horizontal, sloping or curved. They prepare surfaces and apply tiles for decoration and protection.

 

Certificate II
National ID: CPC32011
State ID: D409
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Build a strong career from the ground up

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to safely use carpentry tools and materials to construct pitched roofs and ceiling frames. You'll also learn to lay wooden flooring and interpret plans and on completion you'll be ready for a career as a domestic or commercial carpenter.

Do you want to build a strong career from the ground up?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to carry out a range of building and construction tasks; use basic carpentry tools, power tools, carpentry materials; construct a pitched roof, ceiling frame, wooden flooring; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

The Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery is an apprenticeship please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: UEE22011
State ID: AA41
Industry Building and Construction
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship)

Get a head start in gaining an electrotechnology apprenticeship

After successfully completing this course you could be working as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for an apprenticeship in the electrical trades?

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

Certificate II
National ID: UEE30811
State ID: A123
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

On completion of this apprenticeship course you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the electrical industry.

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

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA50
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Give yourself a head start in gaining a heavy fabrication apprenticeship

You'll gain skills in using to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade and learn to operate heavy fabrication equipment.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking to apply new technologies to a traditional trade?

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate heavy fabrication equipment such as guillotines, metal rolls and brake presses. You will also be exposed to different welding and thermal cutting processes. You will receive instruction in the safely use of hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering  drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

Graduates can continue their studies in a metal fabrication apprenticeship. Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.

Our pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer controlled metal plate cutting equipment.

Certificate II
National ID: 52700WA
State ID: AA40
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship)

North Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries.

Complete this course and you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, cut and join sheet metal, work safely at heights, and workplace health and safety.

North Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Certificate II
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