Building, Construction and Trades

Building, Construction and Trades

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Build on your passion for hands-on projects and construct the career you have always wanted with our building, construction and trades courses. From building meticulously crafted homes to providing essential services like air-conditioning or heating , you’ll learn your essential trade skills from our industry-experts.

Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Beat the harsh Australian heat by learning how to repair and install refrigeration and air conditioning systems and joining the industry as an in-demand specialist.

  • Certificate III Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

    UEE32220-01

    Gain specialist skills in a high demand area. Successfully completing this course allows you to apply for a Restricted Electrical Licence and Full Refrigeration Handling Licence and become a qualified air-conditioning and refrigeration mechanic.

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  • Certificate III Electrotechnology Electrician

    UEE30820-01

    Become a licensed electrician and kickstart a career in the dynamic electrotechnology industry. You’ll be fault-finding one day, inspecting the next, as you work for learning on the job as an apprentice and in our industry-standard facilities.

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  • Diploma Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering

    UEE51220-01

    Strengthen your Air-conditioning and Refrigeration experience and advance your career into roles such as project or field engineer. Gain high-level practical skills as you prepare for success in the industry.

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Appliance Service

Keep things running smoothly as you troubleshoot fridges, service freezers and repair electrical and refrigerated appliances for commercial and residential clients.

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Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles

Collaborate with construction industry trades to provide the perfect finishing touches on new builds and revitalised renovations in residential, commercial and industrial projects.

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Building and Construction

Create homes that will hold a lifetime of memories by building beautifully crafted and meticulously planned houses that will see client visions come to life, one block at a time.

  • Certificate III Bricklaying and Blocklaying

    CPC33020-01

    Learn the skills to excel in your career as a bricklayer. Gain experience in simulated workshops and on-the-job in your apprenticeship, and get your start in an in-demand area of the construction industry.

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  • Certificate IV Residential Drafting

    CPP40121-01

    Build your ability to use popular CAD software and produce compliant documentation for Class 1 and 10 buildings as a draftsperson or architectural assistant. After this course, you can complete further studies to become an accredited building designer.

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  • Certificate IV Building and Construction (Building)

    CPC40120-02

    Study online or on campus to launch your career as a builder or site manager. Learn to operate your own building enterprise, improve your understanding of national construction codes and standards, and develop your knowledge to progress your career further.

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  • Diploma Building and Construction (Building)

    CPC50220-01

    Strengthen your skills in the building industry and gain experience for supervisory roles. Develop leadership abilities to manage a construction site and ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

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  • Diploma Building Design

    CPP50921-01

    Gain sought-after digital design skills to work under an accredited building designer or Architect on varied classes of buildings and pursue pathways in architecture, construction management, interior design and more.

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Construction

Construct your dream career as you create, plan and oversee a variety of different projects, collaborate with different trades, and create masterpieces across the state.

  • Statement of Attainment Licencing in Elevating Work Platform

    900-80586

    Gain credibility that comes from obtaining an elevating work platform licence. Join alumni of this course and work on major historic infrastructure projects. Meticulously plan, prepare and conduct work and showcase your potential as an EWP Operator.

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  • Statement of Attainment Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry - Whitecard

    900-80636

    Gain access to the construction industry with a white card, and learn to identify hazards and follow safe practices to ensure safe worksites. Practice proper techniques to minimise personal injury and effectively manage risks in the booming construction sector.

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  • Statement of Attainment Enter and Work in Confined Spaces

    900-82346

    Equip yourself with specialist skills and the confidence to work safely in confined spaces. Gain firsthand experience and acquire the basics to recognise and control potential risks and hazards and to apply this safety training in various industries.

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  • Statement of Attainment Work Safely at Heights

    900-82231

    Equip yourself with sound knowledge of workplace safety standards and regulations. Gain foundational safety skills that can be used in a broad range of practical applications, not only in your daily life but also in the infrastructure industry.

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  • Certificate I Construction

    CPC10120-01

    Make your mark with the practical knowledge you need to start your career in the building industry. This course gives you valuable skills to build your confidence and the opportunity to upskill for future learning.

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  • Certificate II Construction Pathways

    CPC20220-01

    Explore different trades in the building industry. Develop a broad range of foundational skills across joinery, shopfitting, carpentry and bricklaying and blocklaying that will help you decide which trade apprenticeship you want to complete.

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  • Certificate II Construction

    CPC20120-01

    Begin building your career in the construction industry as you learn to use power tools, work with building materials and read and interpret plans. You’ll get hands-on training as a labourer before entering your apprenticeship qualification.

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  • Certificate III Construction Waterproofing

    CPC31420-01

    Seal your career in waterproofing as you develop the skills and knowledge to become a licenced waterproofer. With TAFE NSW, learn from specialist teachers and refine your skills in our industry-standard workshops.

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  • Certificate III Construction Crane Operations

    CPC32920-01

    Work on iconic and high-profile projects like bridges, wind farms, tunnels, roads and rail projects as a licensed crane operator and enjoy working outdoors as part of a team. Gain licences while you learn with TAFE NSW - we are the only Registered Training Organisation in NSW offering this course.

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Demolition

Play an important role in the construction life cycle as you strategically remove debris, re-invent space and tear down old buildings to begin infrastructure.

  • Statement of Attainment Supervise Asbestos Removal

    900-82613

    Create an asbestos removal control plan (ARCP). Gain sound foundational training in work health and safety practices and legislation requirements to ensure compliance. Work as a nominated supervisor, a vital role on any licensed asbestos removal job.

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Fire Protection

Safeguard and protect your local community as you learn to prevent fire with specialised fire protection systems that uses emerging technology to meet safety standards.

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Flooring Technology

Plan and create beautiful flooring designs as you create herringbone, polished concrete, or hybrid floating floors to suit every client and every style.

  • Certificate III Flooring Technology

    MSF30818-01

    Gain and perfect the skills needed to install a range of floorings, both in residential and commercial premises. Through on-the-job training, this course trains you in a variety of techniques and allows you to graduate ready for the industry.

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  • Certificate III Flooring Technology (Timber)

    MSF30818-02

    Tap into your design mindset and install a range of timber floorings in residential and commercial premises. Work with a range of materials and craft strong and beautiful floors through on the job training.

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Formwork

Create efficient workflows for other trades, as you interpret difficult construction plans, erect and dismantle formwork, and provide a mould for concreters to work with.

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Gas Fitting

Provide warmth and comfort to your community as you work in homes, businesses and industrial settings to ensure gas appliances are running safely and effectively.

  • Certificate III Gas Fitting

    CPC32720-01

    Get the specialised skills for success in your career as a gas fitter. Gain industry-ready knowledge, practical experience and support to help you get ahead in the gas fitting sector.

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Glass and Glazing

Complement architectural surroundings by creating beautiful open spaces using traditional and modern methods to create masterpieces out of glass.

  • Certificate III Glass and Glazing (specialising in Glazing)

    MSF30418-03

    Gain the skills you need to become a trade-qualified and in-demand glazier. Learn each step from costing the job and selecting the materials you need to the practical work of glass cutting, processing and product installation.

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Locksmithing

Help to protect people’s houses and belongings using modern security systems when you become a professional locksmith.

  • Certificate III Locksmithing

    MEM30819-01

    Unlock your potential to become a sought-after locksmith in commercial, industrial and residential settings. Safeguard homes, manage complex security systems and use up-to-date technology to ensure the safety of people and property.

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Painting and Decorating

Add the finishing touches and transform a house into a home as you work with clients to add depth, warmth and colour to create the perfect space.

  • Certificate III Painting and Decorating

    CPC30620-01

    Get the skills to become a trade licensed painter and decorator. Learn to transform residential and commercial buildings with specialist techniques, and set yourself up for success in an in-demand industry.

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Plumbing

Plumbing is as essential to your building, as oxygen is to your body. Install, repair and maintain plumbing to ensure clean, hot water is available for household essentials.

  • Certificate III Roof Plumbing

    CPC32620-01

    Become a trade qualified roof plumber and learn the in-demand skills needed to work on roof drainage systems on residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Study as an apprentice or be recognised for your industry experience in this practical course.

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  • Certificate III Plumbing (General Plumber)

    CPC32420-01

    Become a trade-qualified plumber or gasfitter and start your career in an in-demand industry. Get on-the-job training and gain experience working with water, gas and drainage systems in this practical course.

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  • Certificate IV Plumbing and Services (Operations)

    CPC40920-01

    Advance your technical skills in the plumbing industry and take on contract plumber or hydraulic designer roles. Become eligible to apply for your plumbing, drainage and gas fitting licence as you develop the skills to undertake project design and supervise others.

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Rigging

Take your career to new heights as you oversee complex rigging operations, liaise with tradespeople, manage risk and lift and move vital construction materials across job sites.

  • Statement of Attainment Intermediate Rigging

    900-82667

    Deepen your basic rigging and dogging skills and move to the next step of your rigging career. Learn more advanced rigging techniques that will allow you to work as a demolition rigger, intermediate rigger or pre-cast tilt-up panel erector.

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  • Statement of Attainment Basic Rigging

    900-82666

    Start your rigging career and work in the construction or entertainment industries as a basic rigger. Build up on your dogging skills. Gain the technical knowledge you need to move or lift heavy loads to ensure the safety of everyone working onsite.

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  • Statement of Attainment Dogging

    900-82669

    Doggers hold an essential role on any jobsite involving crane operation. Gain the confidence to create lift plans, secure loads and use signals and communication to direct the load movement. Become a qualified dogger with your SafeWork NSW licence

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  • Certificate III Rigging

    CPC30720-01

    Kickstart your career and become a licensed rigger. Learn to perform rigging and dogging, operate a forklift and work safely at heights. Study in real world environments and master the practical skills and knowledge to work in the construction industry.

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Roof Tiling

Manage renovations or assist in new builds as you take your problem-solving skills to new heights to tile regular and irregular roofs and complement different building designs.

  • Certificate III Roof Tiling

    CPC30820-01

    Gain specialist trade skills and become a roof tiler through undertaking an apprenticeship. Learn the skills and knowledge you need to work on a range of roof tiling projects, and be eligible to apply for your licence when you graduate.

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Scaffolding

Design, plan and erect strong scaffolding platforms to provide safe working conditions, accessibility for working and walking, and support your fellow trades.

  • Statement of Attainment Intermediate Scaffolding

    900-82678

    Take your scaffolding expertise to the intermediate level. Be a vital part of every construction site and erect, alter and dismantle scaffolds safely. Gain the skills to become eligible for your Intermediate Scaffolder’s licence with SafeWork NSW.

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  • Statement of Attainment Advanced Scaffolding

    900-82680

    Master advanced skills in erecting, altering and dismantling complex scaffolding structures. Further your career in construction and gain the crucial training and knowledge needed to apply for your Advanced Scaffolding (SA) licence with SafeWork NSW.

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  • Statement of Attainment Licence to Erect, Alter and Dismantle Scaffolding - Basic Level

    900-82671

    In this course, you will learn the basics of assessing, erecting and dismantling scaffolding safely. Learn to identify the required scaffold and associated equipment and calculate loads exerted on and by the scaffold and scaffolding equipment.

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  • Certificate III Scaffolding

    CPC30920-01

    Elevate your career as a qualified scaffolder in a wide variety of industries including residential, commercial construction, entertainment and infrastructure sectors. Learn from specialist teachers and refine your skills in industry-standard workshops.

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Solid Plastering

Collaborate on historical renovations, small household repairs or large commercial projects as you complete plastering jobs for decorative and functional purposes.

Steelfixing

Strengthen your career as you source steel, reinforce concrete structures, collaborate with industry professionals and ensure the integrity of builds for years to come.

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Stonemasonry

Immerse yourself in the ancient art of stonemasonry and forge a career in a highly sought after profession that collaborates with historical projects and traditional designs.

  • Certificate III Stonemasonry (Monumental stonemasonry)

    CPC32320-01

    Become a stonemason and develop beautiful limestone, marble and sandstone creations across residential and commercial projects. Get the skills you need to shape a career in one of the oldest and most prestigious construction trades.

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Wall and Ceiling Lining

Measure, cut, and install wall and ceiling materials to complete construction plans, extend existing builds, and collaborate with complementary trades across projects.

  • Certificate III Wall and Ceiling Lining

    CPC31220-01

    Craft your future and gain a strong foundation to enter the building industry as a fibrous plasterer or wall and ceiling liner. Renovate, extend and create projects with fibrous plastering and building skills, and be eligible to apply for your trade licence.

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Wall and Floor Tiling

Design and deliver transformative tiled spaces as you work with clients to create bold or minimalist statements that captures their brief and aesthetic.

  • Certificate III Wall and Floor Tiling

    CPC31320-01

    Become a trade qualified tiler and start your career in the booming construction industry. Learn to transform spaces in industrial, commercial and residential settings and get the practical skills to manage tiling projects from planning to completion.

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