Building, Construction and Trades

9 courses

Construction courses

Study a construction course and begin to lay a solid foundation for a successful career and an appreciation for this essential industry. There is s...

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  • TAFE Statement Revit Alterations and Additions for Architectural Professionals

    800-000024

    The Revit alterations and additions course will empower you with advanced skills for seamless project integration in Building Information Modelling (BIM). As an architectural professional you’ll gain valuable knowledge and credit for Compulsory Professional Development (CPD).

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  • Statement of Attainment Prepare to Work Safely In The Construction Industry (White Card)

    900-82974

    Completing this course provides you with the mandatory safety training to access construction sites. You will also be able to apply for your white card or general induction card with SafeWork NSW. Gain safety skills you can apply to various trades.

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  • 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 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

    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 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 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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Construction course information

It’s easy to balance work and study with a TAFE NSW construction course.

  • Face-to-face courses at TAFE NSW are immersive and interactive, and you can choose between full-time or ...
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Who is a construction course good for?

Do you get a rush building something functional out of raw materials? Were you always playing with a toolkit as a child or helping a parent in the shed? Does the idea of seeing a design or plan come to fruit...

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Construction career paths

From a labourer all the way to a construction manager, there are plenty of opportunities in this in-demand industry. Here are some popular jobs in the construction field:

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

How do I enrol?

At TAFE NSW you can apply or enrol to do a course.

If your course has no entry requirements, you can enrol directly. If there are entry requirements, you will need to apply to be accepted for a position in the course.

  1. Go to the TAFE NSW website to view the course you are interested in
  2. Check if there are any entry requirements, as you may be asked to supply additional information
  3. Select a course location to progress your enrolment
  4. Follow the prompts to complete
  5. You will receive an email confirming your enrolment or application status

If you need further assistance with your enrolment, contact TAFE NSW Student Services on 131 601 between 8.30am-5pm Monday to Friday.

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