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.