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The construction industry is a major sector of the Western Australian workforce and economy, and encompasses a huge variety of career pathways. It is closely aligned to building and includes a large range of trades such as carpentry and joinery, glass, bricklaying and glazing and roof plumbing, as well as an array of fields like site management, line management, estimating and contracting.

 

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CPP50911 D772 Building Design
Diploma On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
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

     

    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

     

     

    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

     

    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
    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
    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.

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    Page last updated September 07, 2018