Building Design and Architecture

From dreaming big to seeing the final brick laid, studying a course in Building Design and Architecture can lead to an exciting and rewarding career working on infrastructure projects, commercial and industrial buildings or someone’s dream home. Building designers work with architects and engineers to develop working drawings and building plans for new constructions and renovations. Our courses can provide pathways to further study at university that will enable you to become an architect, or to go on to study for a TAFE NSW Bachelor of Design (Interior Design).

Building Trades

With the current shortage of qualified tradespeople throughout Australia, there has never been a better time to get yourself a trade. A qualification in building will help you develop the skills and knowledge to manage building projects, including selecting contractors, contract management, overseeing work quality and liaising with clients. Learning a trade and earning your trade contractor license can give you the freedom to set up your own business or lead to a career in project management.

Carpentry, Joinery and Furniture

If you like working with your hands and enjoy the satisfaction of creating something from scratch, a career in carpentry is a perfect fit. With our courses, you’ll learn how to use hand and power tools, work from plans and specifications to fabricate, install and construct, and learn how to select the correct materials. Completion of a qualification in this field may satisfy the educational requirements of the Office of Fair Trading for the issue of a carpentry trade contractor licence. You’ll be in the best position to gain employment as a carpenter tradesperson/contractor.

Civil Construction and Surveying

Work with civil engineers, builders, project managers and architects in the design and construction of major projects such as commercial buildings, bridges, roads, dams, tunnels and railways. TAFE NSW qualifications can lead to careers in a range of different industries and sectors from roads to mining to residential to defence. Job opportunities include surveyors, cartographers, civil and construction engineering associates.


You’ll learn with specialist simulators, industry standard software and a range of renewable energy training facilities. You might even work on our mini-hydroelectric system or wind-powered generator. Our learning environments are as industry realistic as possible. It could lead you to a wide range of industries including aviation, construction, manufacturing or even robotics. Whatever you do, you’ll be hands-on, work with different technologies, and have different challenges and rewards every day.

Property Services

With the continued growth of Australia’s property market – real estate agents are hot property! Property Services provides promising careers for those who are goal-driven and love the idea of being able to help someone live out their real estate dreams. The industry offers a number of rewarding career opportunities including jobs in property valuation, sales, development, and management.