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Building and construction is one of the largest industries in Western Australia, employing approximately 10 per cent of the State’s workforce. Billions of dollars are invested in infrastructure and housing every year, resulting in an ever-growing industry full of exciting employment opportunities.

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SC-BET-V1345 3 Phase Test and Tag course
Short course On campus
Midland
3 phase, electrical testing, three, tagging, electrical, wiring, wire, electrical equipment, flexible, plugs, or, cord, wire up, new, plugs and sockets, appliances, 415V, AS/NZS 3760

This course will provide the competency for 3 Phase Electrical Testing (testing 3 Phase appliances, 415V to AS/NZS 3760).

Content

  • Basic 3 Phase Theory
  • How 3 Phase testing differs from single phasetesting
  • Testing procedures
  • Types of 3 Phase testing equipment

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued.

Please note course duration is a half day, 12.30pm - 3.30pm, and classes are run subject to numbers - refer to How to apply for more information. Minimum course numbers 5, maximum 12.

SC-BBL-V1266 Bricklaying Handyman
Short course On campus
Balga
V1266, WW000000, Q000000, Q000007 brickie, bricklaying, building, DIY, D.I.Y., handyman, mortar, bricks, NMT16079

Ever wanted to come to grips with the basics of bricklaying?

Completing this course at North Metropolitan TAFE and you'll learn:

  • about basic setting out
  • how to mix mortar correctly
  • the correct use of bricklaying tools
  • how to cut bricks with hand tools
  • levelling and spacing techniques
  • bedding bricks in mortar
  • correct joint spacing
  • how to maintain face alignment and finishing brick joints evenly

You'll need protective eye glasses, gloves and protective shoes. Tools and materials will be supplied.

Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

CPC30111 D390 Bricklaying/Blocklaying
Half price
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga
Q000000, Q000001, Building, Bricklaying, construction, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, carpentry, d390, cpc30111, TAFE02, Building and Construction, Q000008, Bricklaying and Blocklaying, apprenticeship, bricklayer, blocklayer, brick, block, layer, brickie, tradie, builder,

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying you will be ready for a certified trade career as a bricklayer or blocklayer.

The Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying is an apprenticeship please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Lay bricks for domestic, commercial, and public buildings
  • Construct arches, columns, feature walls, steps, stairs, curved walls, and ornamental panels
  • Interpret plans
  • Apply work health and safety requirements
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy practical work
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Able to follow plans and instructions
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment and from heights

 

CPP50911 D772 Building Design
Diploma On campus
Perth
TAFEADM, d772, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000007, Building, Q000003, archicad, revit, sustainability, residential, commercial, architect, architecture, CPP50911, drafting, building design, design, Q000013, planning, designer, draftsman, draftsperson, drafter,

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.

    Gain these skills
    • Identify and produce estimated costs
    • Prepare concept designs and specifications
    • Produce and present 3-D models
    • Research and create client approved designs and drawings that are compliant
    • Research the best construction materials and methods for building and construction projects
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Spatial awareness and creativity
    • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
    • Comfortable working with computers
    • Good time management skills

     

    CPC40110 W740 Building and Construction (Building)
    Certificate IV On campus
    East Perth
    TAFEADM, w605, W740, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000007, Building, Q000003, CPC40110, construction, estimating, contracts, legal, site supervision, builder, white card,

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Plan and supervise construction work
    • Prepare, cost and schedule a contract
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Excellent written and oral communications skills
    • Interested in team management
    • Able to work effectively under pressure
    • Organisational and effective time management skills

     

    CPC50210 WA79 Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)
    Diploma On campus
    Online
    East Perth
    White Card, Blue Card, Builder Registration pathway, WA79, TAFEADM, CPC50210, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000007, Building, Q0000003, diploma, Building codes and standards, Structural principles, Medium size building project management, FLS, Flexible Delivery Stream, Flexible,

    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. You will also .

    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 for details, or call us to discuss our other study options.

    Gain these skills
    • Building codes and standards knowledge
    • Structural principles
    • Medium size building project management
    • Supervise construction-planning processes
    • Legal obligations
    • Contracts
    • Monitor costing systems
    • Develop policies and procedures
    • Builder's office operation and production
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Good communication and team working skills
    • Management and leadership skills
    • Good organisational skills
    • Technical aptitude
    • Good written and electronic computer skills
    • Office and paperwork focused
    52824WA AB25 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-Apprenticeship)
    Half price
    Certificate II On campus
    Balga
    Clarkson
    Q000000, Q000001, YY000000, TAFEADM, Bricklayer, Blocklaying, building, construction, build, brick, block, laying, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, brickie, aa32, 52443wa, TAFE02, Building and Construction, Q000008, Bricklaying and Blocklaying, scaffolding, wc11, 52824WA, AB25, apprenticeship, construct brick and block walls, read and interpret plans, mix, place and finish concrete, set up a cement mixer and produce mortar mixes, apply basic levelling procedures using various levelling devices, use bricklaying tools and equipment, measure and calculate the required materials for specific jobs, and erect, use and dismantle scaffolding

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • How to mix, place and finish concrete
    • Setting up a cement mixer to produce mortar mixes
    • Erect, use and dismantle scaffolding
    • Reading and interpreting plans 
    • Basic levelling procedures using various levelling devices
    • Measuring and calculating the required materials for specific jobs
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • High level of physical fitness and stamina
    • Enjoy practical work
    • Ability to work to deadlines
    • Ability to work accurately, follow plans and instructions
    • Good hand-eye coordination
    • Comfortable working from heights
    52824WA AB31 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-Apprenticeship)
    Half price
    Certificate II On campus
    Balga
    Clarkson
    Midland
    Q000000, Q000002, YY000000, TAFEADM, Carpenter, Joiner, Carpentry, Joinery, building, construction, build, wood, timber, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, aa38, 52443wa, TAFE02, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery, wc17, 52824WA, Ab31

    Do you have a building desire to work with wood?

    Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

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

    Gain these skills
    • Using manual and power tools
    • Constructing wall frames
    • Installing flooring
    • Interpreting plans
    • How to measure and calculate materials
    • Working with scaffolding
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Enjoy hands-on work
    • Physically fit and abe to undertake manual labour for extended periods
    • Good communication and teamwork skills
    • Planning, organisational and problem solving skills

     

    52824WA AB29 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-Apprenticeship)
    Half price
    Certificate II On campus
    Balga
    Q000000, Q000006, TAFEADM, Painting, Finishing, Decorating, Painter, building, construction, art, build, aa36, 52443wa, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Painting and Signcraft, paint, creative, interior design, decorator, decorating, 52824WA, AB29, YY000000

    Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?

    Painting and decorating is known as a finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.

    When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice painter and decorator. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

    Gain these skills
    • Painting techniques and interpret plans
    • Prepare surfaces
    • Measure and calculate the right amount of materials for the job
    • Work with scaffolding safely at heights
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Enjoy manual work
    • Good hand eye coordination
    • Good colour vision
    • Accurate and careful
    • Physical fitness, with an ability to work at heights
    52824WA AB26 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-Apprenticeship)
    Half price
    Certificate II On campus
    Balga
    Clarkson
    aa33, 52443wa, TAFE02, TAFEADM, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000014, Solid Plastering, plaster, plasterer, solid, YY000000, AB26, 52824WA, cement, interiors, house design, render builder,

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Finish walls and ceilings in plaster
    • Interpret plans
    • Measure and calculate the right amount of materials for the job
    • Work with scaffolding safely at heights
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Enjoy practical work
    • Good hand-eye coordination, precise and careful
    • Comfortable working at heights
    • Comfortable working in a physical environment
    52824WA AB28 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-Apprenticeship)
    Half price
    Certificate II On campus
    Balga
    Clarkson
    Q000000, Q000010, TAFEADM, Tiling, Floor, Wall, building, construction, build, tiler, aa35, 52443wa, Building and Construction, Floor and Wall Tiling, tile, YY000000, AB28, 52824WA, marble, ceramic, glass, slate

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles
    • Interpret plans
    • Measure and calculate the right amount of materials for the job
    • Work with scaffolding safely at heights
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Aptitude for practical work and for following plans
    • Good vision and hand eye co-ordination
    • Able to do basic mathematical calculations
    • Good physical fitness
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills for dealing with customers
    • Very precise and careful with work

     

    MSF31113 J739 Cabinet Making
    Certificate III Apprenticeship
    On campus
    Balga
    Q000000, Q000017, Building, glazing, glass, J732, MSF30413, TAFE13, Building and Construction, furniture trades, cabinet, furniture, j739, msf31113, make, maker,

    Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

    When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

    You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry and learn to create furniture using using hand and power tools, industrial machinery and CNC processing centres.

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

    Gain these skills
    • Produce angled and curved furniture
    • Applying decorative surfaces
    • Selecting timber and preparing surfaces
    • Interpreting plans and measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creative and skilled in practical and manual activities
    • Good at basic mathematical calculations
    • Excellent hand-eye coordination and keen eye for detail
    • No serious breathing problems or allergies to dust

     

    CPC32011 D409 Carpentry and Joinery
    Half price
    Certificate III Apprenticeship
    On campus
    Balga
    Clarkson
    Midland
    Q000000, Q000002, Carpenter, carpentry, joiner, wood, timber, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, d391, cpc30211, TAFE02, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery, d409

    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.

    CPC30318 BEG4 Concreting
    Certificate III Apprenticeship
    Employer-based
    Balga
    Q000000, Q000003, Q000008, Building, construction, concrete, grano, concreting, j784, cpc30313, TAFE13, Building and Construction, General Construction

    Lay down the foundations of a solid lifetime career

    Sucessfully complete this course and you'll have the knowledge and skills to pour concrete for domestic, commercial, and public buildings.

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

    Gain these skills
    • Prepare for, place, finish, and cure different types of cement and concrete mixes
    • Fix reinforcement materials
    • Interpret plans
    • Apply workplace health and safety requirements
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Enjoy practical and manual work
    • Comfortable working outdoors in a physical environment
    • Problem solving and basic maths skills
    • Safety conscious and accurate

     

     

    52830WA BCY90 Course in Electrical Trade Licensing
    Course in On campus
    Balga
    3706, 52648WA, Q000000, Q000009, electrician, license, electrical, trade, apprentice

    Completion of this course provides evidence of competence and enables you to apply to the Electrical Licensing Board for an A Class Licence.

    UEESS00052 AB672 Data Communications - Install and Modify Performance Data Communication Structured Cabling
    Skill set On campus
    Balga
    Australian and Communication Media Authority (ACMA), open, cabler, cabling, cable, licencing requirements, telecommunications,

    Technical training to help you become a registered open cabler

    This skill set will help you meet the training requirements to become a registered open cabler as required to work with Extra-Low Voltage by the Australian and Communication Media Authority (ACMA).

    For more information on requirements to become a registered open cabler visit the ACMA website.

    UEE20711 A104 Data and Voice Communications
    Certificate II On campus
    Balga
    TAFEADM, a104, uee20711, TAFE04, L000000, Information, Technology, Library and Digital, L000005, Information Communication Technology, electrotechnology, q000000, q000009, q000015, electronics, data cabler, telecommunications technician, ACMA, Australian Communications and Media Authority, cabler registration, telecommunication cabling, electrotechnological equipment, cabling drawings, Data and Voice Communications Cabler, Sales and Testing of electronic communications equipment (entry level positions)

     

    Are you looking for an electronics career and current skills?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications you'll be flicking the switch on a career in electronics, as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training).

    It includes Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) requirements for open cabler registration.

    Gain these skills
    • Install and maintain telecommunication cabling
    • Secure electrotechnological equipment
    • Assemble and dismantle components
    • Use cabling drawings, standards, codes and specifications
    • Workplace health and safety
     
    CPC20712 J484 Drainage
    Certificate II On campus
    Traineeship
    Balga
    T000000, T000004, plumber, plumbing, drainage, building, j484, cpc20712, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas

    Does your career pipe dream involve laying real pipes?

    You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, install drainage systems, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, concreting and rendering, and workplace health and safety.

    Our Balga Campus 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.

    UEE40411 A135 Electrical - Instrumentation
    Online
    Certificate IV Online
    Midland
    Q000000, Q000009, U000000, U000001, electrical, electronic, instrument, instrumentation, instrumentation midland, electrian, fitter, engineering, engineer, civil, mechanical, mechatronics, oil, gas, petroleum, robotics, salary, fifo, employment, employability, product, design, manufacture, mining, cad, drafting, wt46, mem40105, TAFE13, Engineering and Mining, Engineering, designer, instrumentation and control technician, Instrumentation and Control Technician, Electronic Engineering Technician

    Become instrumental in maintaining high tech control systems

    Are you a qualified tradesperson with an electrical trade background? If so this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to be employed as an instrumentation and control technician. You will undertake both theoretical and practical training. The theoretical component is online whilst the practical components can be completed at our Midland campus (generally within two weeks).

    To complete this qualification you will need to have prerequisite, core and other units required for the Certificate IV credited via an RPL or Credit Transfer process.

    For further information, please contact: instrumentation@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

    Gain these skills
    • Install, commission, calibrate and maintain modern instrumentation and control systems
    • PLC programming
    • Configure instruments
    • Prepare industry reports
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Good at problem solving and interested in working with machinery/high tech equipment
    • Able to  concentrate in busy or stressful situations
    • Comfortable working in a physical environment
    • Good at reading and interpreting plans
    • Safety conscious
      UEE33011 A131 Electrical Fitting
      Certificate III Apprenticeship
      On campus
      Midland
      T000000, T00000, electrical, electrotechnology, fitting, engineering, a131, uee33011, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, apprenticeship, wiring, install, Electrical Fitting, manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter, repair electrical equipment and includes electrical wiring work only if that work is associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the wiring between electrical components within a plant or machinery, d.c. circuits and in single and three phase low voltage machines, develop and connect electrical control circuits and use diagrams, standards, codes and specifications, apprenticeship, Electrical fitter

      A fitting trades career in electrics

      This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter, repair electrical equipment and includes electrical wiring work only if that work is associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the wiring between electrical components within a plant or machinery.

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

      Gain these skills
      • Solve problems in d.c. circuits and in single and three phase low voltage machines
      • Develop and connect electrical control circuits
      • Use diagrams, standards, codes and specifications
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Good communication skills
      • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
      • Good hand-eye coordination
      • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical and engineering activities

       

      UEE21911 A113 Electronics
      Certificate II On campus
      East Perth
      Midland
      TAFEADM, A113, uee21911, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology

      Are you looking for an electronics career?

      North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a dual qualification in Electronics and Computer Assembly and Repair.  You can gain the Certificate II in Computer Assembly and Repair and the Certificate II in Electronics qualifications in just six months, opening doors to many different fields of further study and/or employment, including an apprenticeship.

      In this course you will develop the ability to select, assemble, set up and maintain electronic devices, for a variety of uses, following prescribed routines . You will also have to opportunity to fault-find, and repair equipment.

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      Keen to get started? We will be offering the dual qualification at our East Perth campus starting in Term 4. This fast track program will run three days per week for 10 weeks.

      It will provide an entry point for the electronics, robotic, and electrical industries. It will also prepare you for possible further study in Semester 1 2021, in courses such as the Certificate IV in Robotics, or the Certificate IV Electronics and Communications.

      You will need to have some math ability, particularly in relation to Ohms Law, and be motivated to finish the course in a short time.

      Many of the subjects in this fast track program will cover off subjects in a Certificate II Electrotechnology (Career Start).

      Related further study
      This course is ideal if you wish to progress to further study in the electrotechnology arena, providing you with a foundation for entry to a range of studies in fields such as:
      • Electronics
      • Electrical
      • Computer assembly & servicing
      • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
      • Telecommunications
      • Security & Fire Alarms
      Gain these skills
      • Basic DC circuit theory
      • Practical skills for the assembly, installation, repair and re-assembly of electronic and computer equipment
      • A custom blend of DC circuit theory and mathematical skills
      • Electronic component identification and handling procedures
      • Hand soldering, component placement and mounting onto a printed wiring board
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Good communication skills
      • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
      • Good hand-eye coordination
      • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical activities

       

      UEE30911 A125 Electronics and Communications
      Certificate III Apprenticeship
      On campus
      Midland
      T000000, T000002, pc, Computers, Electrotechnology, Electronics, service, install, upgrade, repair, computer, a125, uee30911, TAFE13, L000005, L000003, L000000, U000000, U000004

      Extend your knowledge and skills in electronics and communications

      This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assemble, install, test, service, and repair electronic systems and equipment in general electronics, communications, computer or consumer electronics. You will learn about electrical and amplifier principles, microprocessors, power control systems, data communications, and safety in the workplace.

      Gain these skills
      • Circuit analysis
      • Digital electronics
      • Computing
      • Programming microprocessors
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Good communication skills
      • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
      • Good hand-eye coordination
      • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical activities

       

      UEE40711 A137 Electronics and Communications
      Online
      Certificate IV Online
      Midland
      TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000015, Telecommunications, U000000, U000004

      Amp up your career in electronics and telecommunications

      Complete the Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications and you’ll have the practical skills and knowledge to work with radio/telecommunication, data systems/cabling and computer network hardware.

      This course is delivered partially online and on campus over 18 months. If you have completed a Certificate II or a trade certificate in Electronics (or equivalent) you can apply for a credit transfer reducing your study time by either six or 12 months.

      Gain these skills
      • Find and repair faults
      • Dismantle, assemble and terminate cable
      • Fabricate electrotechnology components
      • Engineering drawing and project specification writing
      • Supervisory and maintenance management
      • Work safely in the industry
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Good communication skills
      • Good problem solving ability
      • Good hand-eye coordination
      • Enjoy technical and engineering activities
      UEE22011 AA41 Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship)
      Half price
      Certificate II On campus
      Balga
      Clarkson
      East Perth
      Midland
      TAFEADM, Electrical, Electrician, electronics, build, building, wb60, aa41, uee22011, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, sparky, sparkie, YY000000,tradie, trades, career start, pre apprenticeship, electrics, wiring, cabling,

      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. 

      Gain these skills
      • Work effectively in the construction industry
      • Use hand and power tools
      • Interpret drawings
      • Take electrical and electronic measurements
      • Solder components
      • Workplace health and safety
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Good communication skills
      • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
      • Good hand-eye coordination
      • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical activities

       

      UEE30811 A123 Electrotechnology Electrician
      Half price
      Certificate III Apprenticeship
      Employer-based
      On campus
      Balga
      Clarkson
      Midland
      electrical, electrotechnology, electronics, engineering, pc, computer, a123, uee30811, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, electrician, sparky, license, apprenticeship, sparkie

      lfls-logo-100x40.png 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.

      Gain these skills
      • Install low voltage wiring
      • Switch gear and appliances
      • Arrange and connect circuits
      • Troubleshoot and repair apparatus and circuits
      • Use hand and power tools
      • Interpret drawings
      • Take electrical and electronic measurements
      • Workplace health and safety
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Good communication skills
      • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
      • Good hand-eye coordination
      • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical activities
      • Comfortable working in a physical environment

       

      MSF30813 J736 Flooring Technology
      Certificate III Apprenticeship
      On campus
      Midland
      Q000000, Q000017, Q000003, flooring, carpet, concrete, vinyl, timber, furnishing, flooring installer,

      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.

      Gain these skills
      • Prepare flooring surfaces, including polished concrete floors
      • Install and finish carpet, resilient, vinyl and timber flooring materials and polished concrete floors
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Precise and careful with an aptitude for practical work
      • Comfortable working in a physical environment

       

      MSF30113 J729 Furniture Finishing
      Certificate III Apprenticeship
      On campus
      Balga
      finisher, French, polisher, restoration, restorer, stain,lacquer, varnish, polish, polishes, repair, design, wood, antiques, timber, furniture finisher,

      Polish up your skills and gain a career in furniture finishing

      Refinishing or refurbishing timber products and furniture can add a sparkle to any new or old build. You'll learn about using environmentally sustainable work practices to make or renew timber products.

      This apprenticeship will give you the skills required to become a furniture finisher or worker and experienced furniture finishers have a range of job opportunities open to them.

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

      Gain these skills
      • Measure, prepare and finish timber
      • Apply stains, coatings and decorative techniques
      • Interpret plans
      • Estimate and cost jobs
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • An eye for detail
      • Good eye/hand co-ordination
      • A desire to do a precise and thorough job
      • Able to follow established procedures
      • Problem solving skills

       

      MSF20313 AA45 Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship)
      Certificate II On campus
      Balga
      Q000000, Q000002, TAFEADM, Build, building, construction, wood, cabinet, furnishing, woodwork, furniture, timber, Cabinet making, aa45, msf20313, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), carpentry, chippy, carpenter, joiner, YY000000, furniture maker, cabinet maker, pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship, apprentice, plans, drawings, office, built-in cupboards, solid, free standing, hand and power tools, prepare surfaces, interpret plans, measure, calculate materials

      Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges?

      When you complete the Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker.

      Cabinet makers work from plans or drawings to make home and office furniture, including built-in cupboards and fixtures for new homes and shops. Furniture making concentrates on the production of solid and free standing furniture.

      Many employers now prefer apprenticeship applicants to have completed a pre-apprenticeship. This course will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to prepare you and make you more competitive when applying for apprenticeship positions. It will give you a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

      Gain these skills
      • Use hand and power tools
      • Prepare surfaces
      • Interpret plans
      • Measure and calculate the right amount of materials for the job
      • Workplace health and safety
       
      SC-BCB-V1415 Furniture Polishing Introduction Short Course
      Short course On campus
      Balga
      rejuvenate, old, second, hand, secondhand, second-hand, furniture, polishing, lacquer, putty, shellac, antique, restoration, restore, used, timber furniture, strip, re-finish

      Breathe new life into tired treasures

      This course is for anyone who wants to fix up or rejuvenate old or second hand furniture. You'll learn how to effectively and safely use lacquers, putty and shellac to carry out antique restoration of old and used furniture.

      You can bring in your own timber furniture project to work on. If you dont have a project we can supply an item for you to work on but we will retain it after completion of this short course.

      Gain these skills
      • Rejuvenate furniture
      • Fix scratches and dents in timber furniture
      • Strip and re-finish old furniture
      • Stain furniture correctly (one pot method/brush techniques/graining/effects)
      MSF30418 BEC9 Glass and Glazing
      Certificate III Apprenticeship
      On campus
      Balga
      Q000000, Q000003, Building, glazing, glass, J732, MSF30413, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000003, General Construction, apprenticeship, apprentice, glazier, glass trades person, fabricating, residential, commercial, mirrors, shower screen, splashbacks, architectural, structural,

      Do you want a trades career with the class of glass?

      You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, fabricating and installing residential and commercial glazing, preparing and installing mirrors, shower screens, and splashbacks, working with architectural and structural glazing, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, and workplace health and safety.

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

      Gain these skills
      • Glaze and reglaze windows and doors
      • Select, cut and process glass and materials for glazing products
      • Install shower screens, mirrors, and glass splashbacks, commercial and structural glazing products
      • Make measurements and calculations, and estimate job costs
      • Read and interpret work documents
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Enjoy practical and manual work
      • Comfortable working outdoors in a physical environment
      • Problem solving and basic maths skills
      • Safety conscious and accurate
      EAB86 Internal Carpentry Maintenance Skill Set
      Skill set On campus
      Balga
      carpenter, carpentry, woodwork, timber, building, maintenance, handyman, window, door, power tools,construction, panel, moulding

      This skill set will add to your skills in home maintenance or help begin a career in the construction industry.

      If you want to find employment in or or enhance your prospects in the construction industry, particularly in the field of maintenance, this skill set will equip you to repair and maintain internal carpentry and fixings.

      You'll cover aspects of carpentry related to the installation and repair of doors and windows.

      Gain these skills
      • Understanding of OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
      • Safe use of hand and power tools
      • Understanding of internal carpentry maintenance
      • Install lining, panelling and moulding
      SC-BTI-V1270 Introduction Wall and Floor Tiling Handyman
      Short course On campus
      Balga
      Wall and Floor Tiling, tiling, finishing

      Learn the skills to get on with your tiling projects around the home

      In this course you'll learn about ceramic tiles, hand tools and how to cut tiles. You'll also learn about different types of adhesive and how to lay tiles straight and level - and more.

      Dress requirements

      You are required to bring protective eye glasses, gloves and safety shoes as classes are held in a workshop.

      Please note classes will only run with sufficient numbers.

      SC-PBC-V1144 Introduction into Digital Engineering, BIM and ISO 19650
      Short course On campus
      Perth
      Building, Information, management, manager, Digital Engineering initiatives, framework for Digital Design, Construction, Operation, Digital Delivery of Building and Infrastructure, Q000000, Q000007, Q000013

      TAFE is the only training provider in WA offering a practice-based introduction to BIM

      This course will introduce you to Building Information Management (BIM), digital engineering and the requirements of ISO 19650. Architects undertaking this course may be eligible for up to five CPD points.

      Course aim

      To provide a practice-based introduction into Building Information Management, Digital Engineering and the requirements of ISO 19650.
      The accent will be on Digital Engineering initiatives in various State Governments and the push towards a common framework for digital design, construction and operation, awareness and a basic understanding of all practical steps involved in the digital delivery of building and infrastructure.

      Who should attend?
      • Those who want to understand the contractual and practical changes that the digital delivery of building and infrastructure brings
      • Those who look to discover the principle steps, tools and processes involved.
      Gain these skills
      • Practical hands-on experience and foundational understanding of the steps involved
      • Being of value to designers, consultants, subcontractors and suppliers.
      Sessions
      Session 1
      • Understanding the framework
      • Introduction to ISO19650, NatSpec BIM and other resources
      • Understanding what Information do I need from the client?
      • What obligations and roles do architects, consultants, builders and subcontractors have in BIM projects?
      • What are you required to deliver?

      Presented by Michael Ruehr

      Michael is the Group Revit Application Specialist at HASSELL. He has over 40 years experience in all facets of the building industry, working throughout Germany, India and Australia. Michael oversees and supports some of Australia’s biggest and most advanced digital engineering and BIM projects. He is also actively involved in international and Australian policy creation in this field. He brings together contractual, procedural and technical understanding of the challenges ahead. Michael has worked on some of Australia largest infrastructure projects including:

      • Optus Stadium
      • New Perth Museum
      • Four of WA Hospitals
      Session 2
      • To demonstrate practical methods of Revit modelling that enables good construction documentation and processes/output
      • Facilitating correct data input, scheduling and management that comply with BIM standards
      • The material covered will be tailored to suit the majority of the attendees.

      Presented by Shane Furlonger

      Shane is currently employed by Hassell as a Project BIM Manager. He has been working with Revit for 15 years and specialises in producing architectural models that enable easy transition from concept to construction documentation and beyond. Shane's recent projects include:

      • Perth Stadium Station
      • St Ives Lifestyle Village – Perth
      • The Ribbon – Sydney
      • Ezone UWA – Perth
      • Karingal Green Aged Care – Perth
      • Queens Wharf – Brisbane
      Session 3
      • Provides a summary of the requirements for successfully defining, inputting and maintaining digital data during the design and construction phases of a project
      • Where is the required data contractually defined?
      • How and where the data parameters are defined within the model
      • Managing and maintaining the data within the digital model.

      Presented by Phil Davies

      Phil is currently a Project BIM Manager at HASSELL. He has over 20 years experience working with design technology solutions within the building industry and has been performing BIM Management roles on large scale architectural projects here in WA since 2008. Phil previously spent 10 years as an Autodesk Software Applications Engineer within the UK. He has held the position of lead consultant BIM Manager on:

      • New Perth Museum
      • Optus Stadium
      • New Children’s Hospital - Telethon Kids
      • Perth Airport: Arrivals, Terminal 1 Expansion and New Pier
      Session 4
      • To provide a general understanding of Asset Information Requirements (AIR) in the project lifecycle
      • Alignment model data with AIR from client
      • Define workflow to capture and manage data in the model and/or data placeholder.

      Presented by Gus Purusha

      Gus Purusha is the BIM Manager working for the FAL project at Salini Impregillo NRW JV. He has over 15 years of BIM experience working on projects across Australia and South East Asia. Gus has worked on a diverse range of projects across various sectors including infrastructure, healthcare, education, hospitality, plus residential and commercial. Having previously delivered a few projects for FM handovers, Gus has a special interest for data management from BIM to FM. Hius project involvement includes:

      • Fiona Stanley Hospital
      • Midland Health Campus
      • Busselton Health Campus
      • Karratha Health Campus
      • Perth Stadium Station
      • The Westin Perth (480 Hay)
      • Queens Wharf Brisbane
      • Forrestfield Airport Link
      About your lecturer

      Martine Cason is a Fellow Architect with 34 years of architectural experience. She has been lecturing at TAFE since 2010 in conjunction with running her own practice. Martine is currently implementing the BIM process into her office. Martine is also on the AIA BIM committee who are actively involved with BIM processes.

       

       

      EAB21 Introduction to Bricklaying Skill Set
      Skill set On campus
      Balga
      Brickie, Labourer, building, construction, housing, build, houses, bricks and mortar,

      Lay the foundation for a career in the construction industry

      On successful completion of this course you will have the necessary skills to commence employment in the bricklaying industry as a labourer or start an apprenticeship.

      You will learn how to use and handle bricklaying materials, tools and equipment; mix mortar to requirements; safely erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding; and work safely on the job.

      Gain these skills
      • Occupational Health and Safety requirements including:
        • JSA Job Safety Analysis
        • PPE
        • Hazard identification
        • Safe work practices
        • Safety using tools and equipment
        • Duty of care
      • Safely erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding.
      • Basic setting out
      • Lay bricks plumb, level and straight and to a line using profiles
      • Use pack barrows to shift bricks
      • Mix mortar to requirements

       

      MST30216 BDG2 Manufactured Textile Products
      Certificate III Apprenticeship
      On campus
      Balga

      From cafe blinds to yacht sails this course covers a wide variety of textiles manufacturing

      When you undertake the Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products you will develop the skills and knowledge required to work with a wide variety of textile materials such as canvas, acrylic and PVC. You will also learn how to set up and maintain your machinery and equipment and how to fabricate and install automotive and marine frames, canopies and side curtains.

      Opportunities to manufacture and install or repair a wide range of commercial and/or household textile goods such as commercial drapes, yacht sails, shade sails for architectural beauty and shade purposes, tarpaulins, tents, car and boat covers, café blinds, outdoor blinds and awnings etc are waiting for you if you pursue this career.

      Gain these skills
      • Design, measure and cut textiles
      • Hand and machine sewing
      • Weld textiles using high frequency welders in order to manufacture both indoor and outdoor products
      Is this course right for me?

      You need to have a passion and understanding for the great outdoors as this industry makes one of the biggest contributions to people’s comfort and lifestyles.

      CPC32413 J787 Plumbing
      Half price
      Certificate III Apprenticeship
      On campus
      Balga
      T000000, T000004, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, CPC32411, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, j787

      Gain the skills you need to take your career as a plumber or gasfitter further

      When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

      You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry. Our Balga Campus 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.

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

      Gain these skills
      • Safely install, alter, and repair pipe work services and appliances to suit domestic, commercial and industrial needs
      • Cold and hot water supply, gas supply
      • Sewage, waste and rainwater disposal
      • Install and repair roofing, gutters and drain pipes
      • Make buildings waterproof
      • Workplace health and safety
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Enjoy practical, manual work
      • Careful, methodical and accurate approach to work
      • Comfortable working in a physical environment
      52700WA AA40 Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship)
      Half price
      Certificate II On campus
      Balga
      Clarkson
      T000000, T000004, TAFEADM, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, aa40, 52700wa, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, gasfitter, YY000000

      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.

      EAA83 Plumbing Contractor's Licence Skill Set
      Skill set On campus
      Balga
      Licensed, Licenced, plumber, Plumbing, Licensing, Board, PLB, License, Contractor’s, Drainage, Backflow, and, water supply, Sanitary, Tradesperson, systems

      Become the real deal with just six-weeks of full-time study to earn your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence

      On successful completion of this skill set you will be able to apply to the Plumbing Licensing Board (PLB), for your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence.

      You will also gain the skills to be able to supervise works carried out by tradespersons and/or apprentices; build your own business; estimate job costs on water, sanitary and drainage systems, and much more.

      You’ll need to successully complete all of the units listed below to apply for the full Plumbing Contractor’s Licence. If however you wish to specialise in only Drainage or Backflow and Water Supply, you will need to complete the core units and the units listed in your chosen specialisation.

      Core Units (requirements for any licence by the PLB)
      Unit Delivery Dates
      BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business Online (flexible and self paced) NA

      CPCPCM4012A Estimate and cost work

      1 day on campus plus work from home 24 Aug or
      9 Nov

      CPCPCM4011A Carry out work-based risk control processes

      1 day on campus 20 Jul or
      5 Oct
      Drainage specialisation

      Complete the three core units listed above plus:

      Unit Delivery Dates
      CPCPDR4011B Design and size sanitary drainage systems 2 week block release on campus 8am - 4:15pm 3 - 14 Aug or
      2 - 13 Nov
      CPCPDR4013B Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems
      Backflow and water supply specialisation

      Complete the three core units listed above plus:

      Unit Delivery Dates
      CPCPWT4022A Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices 1 day Induction 4:30pm-7pm +
      2 week block release on campus 8am- 4:15pm
      24 Aug + 7 - 23 Sep or
      9 Nov + 23 Nov - 9 Dec
      CPCPWT4023A Commission and maintain hot and heated water temperature control devices
      CPCPWT4011B Design and size heated and cold water services and systems
      Sanitary specialisation


      Please note there is no stand alone sanitary licence issued by the PLB. It can only be part of a drainage or backflow and water supply licence.

      Unit Delivery Dates
      CPCPSN4011B Design and size sanitary plumbing systems 2 week block release on campus 17 - 28 Aug or 19 - 30 Oct

       

          SC-PBC-V1312 REVIT essentials for architecture
          Online
          Short course Online
          Perth
          nmt, nmt16027, REVIT, architect, architecture, 3D, modeling, modelling, model, Q000000, Q000013, U000000, U000001, autodesk,

          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.

          Gain these skills

          After successfully completing this course you will be able to:

          • Understand the benefits of 3 dimensional modelling
          • Use the fundamental features of REVIT Architecture
          • Use the parametric 3D design tools to design projects
          • Create detailing and drafting views
          • Create construction documentation
          • Use the presentation tools for design visualization

           

          This short course usually requires attendance on campus one day per week for four weeks but the May intake will be delivered online.

           

          52757WA YN65 Residential Building Drafting
          Certificate IV On campus
          Perth
          TAFEADM, yn65, TAFE04, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000007, Building, ArchiCAD, 52757wa, residential, design, autocad, single storey, passive solar, environmental, sustainability, architecture, drafting, building design, construction industry, Q000013

          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.

          Gain these skills
          • Create working drawings for residential projects
          • Create design concept drawings for residential projects
          • Understand construction technology and materials
          • Use 3D software (ArchiCAD)
          • Learn principles of passive solar design, environmental design
          • Rules and regulations for council approval
          • Understand building sustainability for Australian conditions
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Spatial awareness
          • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
          • Comfortable working with computers
          • Good time management skills

           

          UEESS00091 AC778 Restricted - Attachment of cords and plugs to single phase low voltage electrical equipment
          Skill set On campus
          Midland
          Plug and cord replacement, electrical, wiring, wire, electrical equipment, connection to a single phase 230 volt supply, flexible, plugs, or, cord, wire up, new, plugs and sockets

          Plug and cord replacement

          Successful completion of this skill set you will give you the tools you need to be able to replace plugs and cords. You'll get the training, skills and knowledge to change a flexible plug or cord and wire up new plugs and sockets

          You'll cover the following units:

          UEENEEE101A Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 
          UEENEEP024A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 volt supply 
          Enabling you to:

          • select flexible cords and plugs to manufacturers' specifications
          • undestand different types of plugs and scokets
          • safely remove damaged plugs and sockets
          • attach plugs and cords
          • test flexible cords for correct operation

          Please note course duration is one day, 8:30am - 4:30pm and classes are run subject to numbers. Minimum course numbers 5, maximum 12.

           

           

          UEESS00092 AC311 Restricted - Attachment of cords/cables and plugs to low voltage three phase electrical equipment
          Skill set On campus
          Midland
          Three phase, plugs and cords, replacement, electrical, wiring, wire, electrical equipment, connection to a single phase 230 volt supply, flexible, plugs, or, cord, wire up, new, plugs and sockets, connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply, ac/dc

          Three phase plug and cord replacement

          Successful completion of this skill set will equip you with the tools you need to be able to attach cords, cables and plugs. You'll gain the training, skills and knowledge to change a flexible plug or cord and wire up new plugs and sockets.

          You'll cover the following units:

          UEENEEE101A Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
          UEENEEP024A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 volt supply
          UEENEEP025A Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply

          Enabling you to:

          • Select flexible cords/cables and plugs to suitapplications
          • Connect flexible cords/cables and plugs
          • Perform testing procedures
          • Locate and repair faults in flexible cords and plugs
          • Provide reports

          Please note course duration is one and a half days, (day 1, 8:30am - 4:30pm; day 2, 8:30am - 11:30am) and classes are run subject to numbers - refer to How to apply for more information. Minimum course numbers 5, maximum 12.

          UEESS00098 AB670 Restricted - Electrical safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies
          Skill set On campus
          Midland
          RCD (Residual-current device), Residual, current, Plug and cord replacement, electrical, wiring, wire, electrical equipment, flexible, plugs, or, cord, wire up, new, plugs and sockets, Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment

          Safety testing of electrical cord assemblies and cord connected equipment

          If you have to undertake testing, tagging and reporting of portable/hand held low voltage electrical equipment using a portable appliance tester (PAT) as part of your role in the workplace then this skill set will equip you with the tools you need. 

          North Metropolitan TAFE's skill set covers safety testing of electrical cord assemblies and cord connected equipment. It encompasses working safely, using portable apparatus tester, applying tagging, arranging for repair of faulty equipment and complete testing documentation.

          The two units covered in this skill set are:

          UEENEEE101A Apply occupational health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
          UEENEEP026A Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment

          Topics include:

          • The reason behind testing and tagging
          • WorkSafe Legislation for testing and tagging
          • Working through AS3760 in-service testing and tagging
          • Identification of Class I and Class II appliances
          • Creation of a register
          • Using an appliance tester
          • Perform visual inspection on cords, plugs & appliances
          • Explain test and tag usage
          • Awareness of safety practices when performing tests

          The RCD (Residual-current device) component covers basic electrical theory, how an RCD works, what records need to be kept and how to correctly test an RCD device.

          Please note course duration is one and a half days, (day 1, 8:30am - 4:30pm; day 2, 8:30am - 11:30am) and classes are run subject to numbers - refer to How to apply for more information. Minimum course numbers 5, maximum 12.

          CPC32612 J493 Roof Plumbing
          Half price
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Balga
          Q000000, Q000003, T000000, T000004, metal, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, j493, cpc32612, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, roof, rooves, roofs, heights, scaffolding, arc welding,

          Do you want a trades career working outdoors with a view?

          You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the roof plumbing and services industry.

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

          Gain these skills
          • Use hand and power tools
          • Cut and join sheet metal
          • Arc welding
          • Install roof components
          • Interpret plans
          • Measure and calculate the right amount of materials for the job
          • Working with scaffolding safely at heights
          • Workplace health and safety
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Enjoy practical, manual work
          • Careful, methodical and accurate approach to work
          • Comfortable working in a physical environment
          • Comfortable working at heights
          UEE21611 A111 Security Assembly and Set-up
          Certificate II On campus
          Balga
          TAFEADM, T000000, T000002, T000001, Electrotechnology, Electronics, Security, electrical, a111, uee21611, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, installer, R000000, R000023, cabler, registration, data, sytems, data cabler, security installer, install security systems, secure electrotechnological equipment, assemble and dismantle components, use cabling drawing, standards, codes and specifications, and workplace health and safety, CMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority), open cabler registration, security installer, servicer, apprenticeship, traineeship,

          Activate your career in security and gain the requirements for cabler registration

          When you complete the Certificate II in Security Assembly and Set-up you'll be flicking the switch on a career in electronics, as a data cabler or security systems installer.

          You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to assemble and install security systems in a range of residential and commercial settings.

          This course includes ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) requirements for open cabler registration.

          Gain these skills
          • Secure electrotechnological equipment
          • Assemble and dismantle components
          • Use cabling drawings, standards, codes and specifications
          • Workplace health and safety
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Good communication skills
          • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
          • Good hand-eye coordination
          • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical activities
          • Honest and trustworthy

           

          UEE31411 A128 Security Equipment
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Balga
          T000000, T000001, T000002, Electrotechnology, Electronics, Security, electrical, a128, uee31411, TAFE13, R000000, Business and Finance, R000023, Security, L000000, L000003, L000005, Q000000, Q000009

           

          Are you looking for a security career with current skills?

          When you complete the Certificate III in Security Equipment you'll be looking at a career as a security equipment tradesperson.

          You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the security industry, installing large and small security systems, including CCTV.

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

          Gain these skills
          • Program and commission commercial security and closed circuit television systems
          • Troubleshoot circuits
          • Work with wired and wireless systems
          • Work with drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes, and specifications
          • Workplace health and safety
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Good communication skills
          • Able to follow plans and instructions, and solve problems
          • Good hand-eye coordination
          • Enjoy and have an aptitude for technical and engineering activities
          • Honest and trustworthy

           

          EAA88 Security Installer Licence Class 2 Skill Set
          Skill set On campus
          Balga
          Security, Installer's, licence, training, CCTV, Access Control, CCTV systems, security systems, electrical systems,

          Technical security installer training to meet licencing requirements

          This skill set will help you meet the training requirements for a Security Installer’s Licence issued by the WA Police Force.

          For more information on the Security Installer’s Licence visit the WA Police Force website.

           

          CPC30216 BDJ3 Signs and Graphics
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Midland
          Q000000, Art, sign, sign writer, graphic, signwriter, signage, sign manufacture, sign writing, writing, vinyl, vinyl wrapping, wrapping, d410, cpc32111, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000006, Painting and Signcraft, flecknoe

          Do you want a trades career with an artistic flair?

          You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the signwriting industry using colour and preparing surfaces to produce signage.

          Our Midland campus is the only TAFE provider of Signcrafts training in WA. Students have access to the state’s first and only Flecknoe Thermoform/Vacuumform training machine.

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

          Gain these skills
          • Interpreting plans
          • Measuring
          • Calculating the right amount of materials for the job
          • Working with scaffolding safely at heights
          • Workplace health and safety
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Creativity and an eye for detail
          • Strong visual and spacial awareness
          • A knack for design, layout and colour
          • Able to follow and interpret instructions and work to tight deadlines

           

          CPC31011 D399 Solid Plastering
          Half price
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Balga
          Q000000, Q000001, Building, construction, plasterer, plastering, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d399, cpc31011, TAFE02, Building and Construction, Q000014, Solid Plastering

          Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?

          When you complete the Certificate III in Solid Plastering you will be ready for a certified trade career as a solid plasterer in the commercial or residential construction industry.

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

          Gain these skills
          • Finish walls and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters
          • Construct decorative mouldings, textured finishes, and ornamental restorations
          • Interpret plans
          • Apply WHS requirements
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Enjoy practical work
          • Good hand-eye coordination, precise and careful
          • Comfortable working at heights
          • Comfortable working in a physical environment
          CPC32313 J786 Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation)
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Balga
          Q000000, Q000001, Stone mason, building, construction, build, stonemason, j786, cpc32313, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000003, General Construction

          Do you want a monumental trade where your career is set in stone?

          When you complete the Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation) you will be ready for a career as a construction mason or stonemason.

          You will gain the knowledge and skills to take stone from excavation all the way to a finished, polished object including stairs, walls, fireplaces, chimneys, kitchen benchtops, monuments, gravestones.

          The Certificate III in Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation) is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

          Gain these skills
          • Shaping, machining, finishing, and laying stone
          • Cutting letters, restoration and repairs
          • General skills for the construction industry
          • Apply work health and safety requirements
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Good hand-eye coordination with attention to detail
          • Enjoy practical work
          • Comfortable working in a physical environment
          • Work well as part of a team
          SC-PBC-V1299 Supervisors - Construction Course
          Short course On campus
          Balga
          Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000007, Building, Q0000003, WW000000, site supervisor, construction site,

          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.

          MSF30313 J749 Timber and Composites Machining
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Balga
           Q000000, Q000017, timber, furniture, cabinetry, timber machining, composites, CNC machining, windows, doors, furnishing, flat panels,

          Get into the timber machining industry

          This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to perform timber and composites machining for the manufacture of furniture, built in and freestanding cabinetry and other timber components. You will utilise a range of static machinery as well as specialist computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinery to manufacture components as specified in working drawings and cutting lists. You will also gain the fundamental knowledge required to perform machine set up, operational maintenance and basic troubleshooting.

          The Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

          Gain these skills
          • CNC machine set up
          • Use hand tools
          • Knowledge of the materials used in manufacturing
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • An interest in practical and manual skills
          • Able to undertake precise and exact work
          • Problem-solving skills and an eye for detail
          • Able to undertake strict safety requirements
          MSF30713 J735 Upholstery
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Balga
          Q000018, Q000000, upholstery, furniture, chairs, leather, fabric, sofas, cushions, recovering, stools

          Consider a creative career in upholstery

          This course will give you the skills and knowledge to carry out upholstery work, including dismantling and reassembling furniture.

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

          Gain these skills
          • Select, cut, sew and fit fabric and leather upholstery
          • Produce loose covers
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Enjoy practical and manual work
          • Able to work neatly and accurately
          • Have an interest in furniture
          • Comfortable working in a physical environment
          SC-MIU-V1404 Variable Speed Drives for Electricians Short Course
          Short course On campus
          Midland
          VSD, lifts elevator, escalator, Schneider, variable speed drive,

          North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering a short course to familiarise you with the capabilities of variable speed drives (VSDs).  These are essential to the world of industrial control. Lifts, conveyors, air conditioners, water treatment and assembly lines are a few of the many applications dependent on this technology. 

          You'll learn about VSDs through a series of hands-on exercises with typical models from industry leaders such as Schneider, Allen-Bradley and Danfoss. 
          In addition to the practical componenet of the course you'll cover the working principle of a VSD, looking at typical faults and aspects to consider when purchasing this technology.

          This is a self paced course which will include studying online and practical work in our Midland workshop. The workshop will be open on Wednesday evenings between 6:00pm - 8:30pm (by appointment only).

          CPC31211 D401 Wall and Ceiling Lining
          Half price
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Balga
          Q000000, Q000001, building, construction, plasterer, plastering, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d401, cpc31211, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000016, Wall and Ceiling Lining, ceiling

          Do you want to build a lifetime career that others will look up to?

          When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and ceiling liner. You will gain the knowledge and skills to install and finish plasterboard and fibre cement sheeting to line walls and ceilings.

          The Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

          Gain these skills
          • Fix plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings
          • Mix plastering compounds
          • Install suspended ceilings
          • Construct bulkheads
          • Interpret plans
          • Work safely within workplace, health and safety requirements
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Precise and careful with an aptitude for practical work
          • Comfortable working in a physical environment
          • Comfortable working at heights
          CPC31311 D402 Wall and Floor Tiling
          Half price
          Certificate III Apprenticeship
          On campus
          Balga
          Q000000, Q000001, Building, constuction, tiler, tiling, wall, floor, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d402, cpc31311, TAFE02, Building and Construction, Q000010, Floor and Wall Tiling

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

          When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and floor tiler. You will gain the knowledge and skills to lay tiles for domestic, commercial, and public buildings.

          The Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

          Gain these skills
          • Tile curved surfaces and domestic pools
          • Mosaics and decorative tiling
          • Interpret plans
          • Apply work health and safety requirements
          Is this course right for me?

          I have the following attributes:

          • Precise and careful with an aptitude for practical work and following plans
          • Good vision and hand eye co-ordination
          • Comfortable working in a physical environment
          • Good communication and interpersonal skills for dealing with customers
          SC-BCB-V1271 Woodwork Introduction
          Short course On campus
          Balga
          V1271, Q000000, woodwork, DIY, timber, furniture, power tools, handyman, woodwork projects, NMT16073

          Show off your newly found wood working skills

          This short course will teach you to build your own small piece of furniture, a coffee table, toy box or bedside cabinet for example.

          You'll learn how to use many of the hand tools and power tools used by a cabinet maker. During your first week you'll focus on the various power tools used in the trade, learn about their application. The safe use of tools and Workplace Health and Safety will also be covered.

          You'll also cover:

          • marking out and cutting timber to size
          • methods of joining and fixing timber using glue, nails, screws and bolts
          • clamping materials together correctly
          • the use of drawer runners and other hardware
          • ornate trims and mouldings

          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, earmuffs or ear plugs, dust mask and closed in footwear.

          AE159 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set
          Skill sets
          Skill set On campus
          Balga
          Construction work, builders, building, site, trades assistant, (TA), general labourer, tools, residential homes, units, apartments, Bricklaying, Blocklaying, Bricklaying/Blocklaying, Solid Plastering, Wall and Ceiling Lining

          Construction work is happening all across WA, and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite

          The Work Safety in Construction skill set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction field, such as trades assistant (TA) or general labourer, and it covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

          You'll learn how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments.

          AE162 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
          Free
          Skill sets
          Skill set On campus
          Balga
          Construction work, builders, building, site, trades assistant, (TA), general labourer, tools, residential homes, units, apartments, Bricklaying, Blocklaying, Bricklaying/Blocklaying, Solid Plastering, Wall and Ceiling Lining

          Construction work is happening all across WA, and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on the worksite

          The Work Safety in Construction skill set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction field, such as trades assistant (TA) or general labourer, and it covers how to follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

          You'll learn how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments.

          AE160 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set
          Skill sets
          Skill set On campus
          Balga
          construction team, trades assistant (TA), construction sites, safe use of electricity, identifying hazardous materials, infection control and prevention, White card certification, scissor, boom, lifts, elevated work platforms (EWPs), minor concreting, rendering, plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, install trench support

          Get the skills to work in Civil Construction and pick up your WA White Card at the same time!

          This skill set is the perfect start to the civil construction with employment prospects in the building of major infrastructure projects including road, rail (METRONET), and waterways.

          You will gain an introduction to working in Civil Construction and learn to:

          • Work safely at heights
          • Apply work, health and safety requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
          • Carry out simple concreting and rendering, and install trench support
          • Work safely on roofs, erect and dismantle scaffolding and operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
          • Carry out levelling operations
          • Operate small plant and equipment

          You'll be job ready to join a building team or work as a trade assistant (TA) in bricklaying, carpentry, electrical or plumbing.

           

          AE163 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
          Free
          Skill sets
          Skill set On campus
          Balga
          construction team, trades assistant (TA), construction sites, safe use of electricity, identifying hazardous materials, infection control and prevention, White card certification, scissor, boom, lifts, elevated work platforms (EWPs), minor concreting, rendering, plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, install trench support

          Get the skills to work in Civil Construction and pick up your WA White Card at the same time!

          This skill set is the perfect start to the civil construction with employment prospects in the building of major infrastructure projects including road, rail (METRONET), and waterways.

          You will gain an introduction to working in Civil Construction and learn to:

          • Work safely at heights
          • Apply work, health and safety requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
          • Carry out simple concreting and rendering, and install trench support
          • Work safely on roofs, erect and dismantle scaffolding and operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
          • Carry out levelling operations
          • Operate small plant and equipment

          You'll be job ready to join a building team or work as a trade assistant (TA) in bricklaying, carpentry, electrical or plumbing.

           

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