This course may be fee free, or available at a reduced cost.
Australian Apprenticeships training can be on-the-job, off-the-job or a combination of both. TAFE NSW will negotiate your attendance and study pattern with you and your employer.
Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learnt and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.
Practical skills assessment: demonstrations under observation, role play scenarios
Knowledge assessments: presentations, multiple choice questions, true or false, short answer questions
Simulated workplace projects: scenario-based problem solving
Work placement provides you with opportunities to respond to situations and circumstances that cannot be replicated in a learning or simulated environment. Work placement strengthens your training and supports continued learning and assessment in the workplace.
There is no work placement requirement for this qualification. As an apprentice or trainee, you will gain your experience on-the-job with your employer.
If you are enrolling as a non-apprentice, you need to be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments in order to meet the course completion requirements.
To complete this course, the following materials are required:
To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.
To take this course as an apprenticeship you need to be employed as an apprentice in the industry as evidenced by a letter of support from your employer and
Submit your Training Plan Proposal (TPP) with your application
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Civil Construction (Civil Construction General) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 25 units of competency, including 7 core and 18 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
Learn through a combination of classroom based, online and/or workplace activity. For example, you may participate in scheduled classroom activity, have an element of self-directed learning with online content, and/or receive supervised training while on the job, doing work experience, or on placement.
Classroom activity will be scheduled, but online learning can provide more flexibility. Teacher support will be provided for all study. Access to a computer with an internet connection is required.
TAFE NSW Ballina is located only a few blocks from the Ballina Fair and Ballina Central shopping centres, in the heart of the Northern Rivers region. The campus is a warm and welcoming place to study, with a close-knit community of friendly teachers, supportive staff and a large multicultural population of students able to meet, talk, work together and immerse themselves in an academic environment full of limitless possibilities.
154-164 Burnet Street Ballina 2478
Parking on campus grounds is available.
Refer to your local bus timetables, visit transportnsw.info
TAFE NSW campuses work closely with the community and industry to ensure you have access to the industry standard technologies, equipment and facilities.
Computer Aided Design (CAD) computer labs
North Coast TAFE Jobs Hub
Simulated business offices
Simulated fire-suppression and control training facility
Simulated hospital nursing environment
State-of-the-art maritime training facility
Virtual retail operation skills centre
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