Building Trades courses offer students a chance to gain hands-on experience in a number of trades and apply their expertise in the construction industry. Courses in this sector are formulated to equip you with the practical skills and background knowledge you need to accomplish building and construction tasks within the industry.

A building trades course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from working as a self-employed builder to overseeing projects and construction sites. Qualifications in building trades can lead to a job as a plumber, sign writer, site foreman, builder or bricklayer. The average weekly salary for a plumber is $1,200.

Whether you’re just starting out in your building trades career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the area include Plumbing, Carpentry, Construction, Bricklaying, Building Surveying, Roof Tiling, Building Design, Drainage and Building and Construction.

Popular Building Trades Courses at TAFE NSW