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Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Bricklaying and Blocklaying Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB25

Do you want to build your career outdoors?

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • constructing and repairing wallsarchesfoundations, and partitions 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Learn how to use bricklaying tools and equipment to construct brick and block walls, to give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides with the opportunity to become an apprentice in the building and construction industry, but you need to be registered with The Apprenticeship Office and be employed.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Clarkson

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria
Clarkson One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52700WA | State ID: AA40

When you complete the Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) you will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, cut and join sheet metal, work safely at heights and workplace health and safety.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain an apprenticeship in the plumbing and gas fitting trade. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice before you can commence apprenticeship training.

Successful completion of this qualificationprovidesa gate way to plumbing apprenticeship.  Pre-apprentice graduates will need to be indentured by an employer before they commence training.  By completing a pre-apprentice qualification graduates have an improved chance of gaining an apprenticeship.

Further StudyOption(s)

Apprenticeship, Certificate III in Plumbing

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

Clarkson

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga 10 weeks Yes Academic achievement and work history
Clarkson 10 weeks Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB31

Could, should, wood! Nail a career in carpentry with this pre-apprenticeship 

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice carpenter and joiner.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry, in accordance with current building practices.

The course delivers skills in:

  • manual and power tool use 
  • construction of wall frames 
  • installing flooring 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice carpenter and joiner. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Completion of this course will improve your chance of getting a carpentry and joinery apprenticeship but you need to be registered with The Apprenticeship Office and be employed.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

Clarkson

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Clarkson One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history
Bunbury Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB28

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice wall and floor tiler.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the tiling industry: 

  • laying ceramicclayslatemarble and glass tiles 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Wall and floor tilers may work internally and externally over a variety of surfaces - vertical, horizontal, sloping or curved. They prepare surfaces and apply tiles for decoration and protection.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in the building and construction industry, but you need to be registered with The Apprenticeship Office and be employed.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Clarkson

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria
Clarkson One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: MSF20313 | State ID: AA45

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges?

When you complete the Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship), you will be what employers are looking for as an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry, using hand and power tools, preparing surfaces, interpreting plans, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, and workplace health and safety.

Cabinet makers work from plans or drawings to make home and office furniture, as well as make built-in cupboards and fixtures for new homes and shops. Furniture Making concentrates on the production of solid and free standing furniture.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in the furniture making industry, but you need to be registered with the The Apprenticeship Office and employed.

Successful completion of this qualificationprovidesyou with the opportunity to become anapprenticein the furniture making industry, but you will need to be registered with the Apprenticeship Office and be employed.

Further StudyOption(s)

Certificate III in Cabinet Making, Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery, Certificate III in Furniture Finishing

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Salon Assistant

National ID: SHB20216 | State ID: BAA3

When you complete the Certificate II in Salon Assistant you will have skills to impress potential employers as a salon assistant on your way to becoming a hairdresser. You will gain the knowledge and skills to support hairdressers in a salon, shampooing, colouring, braiding hair, maintaining hairdressing tools, scheduling appointments, merchandising and applying workplace health and safety, along with designing and applying makeup as an additional skill set.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification prepares you for roles such as Hair Salon Assistant, Beauty Salon Assistant.


Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Hairdressing (Certificate III is an apprenticeship so you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Bunbury

Esperance

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury 12 months Yes Academic achievement and work history
Esperance 12 months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB29

Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice painter and decorator.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • painting techniques 
  • interpreting plans
  • preparing surfaces
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Painting and decorating is known as the finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in a finishing trade but you must be registered with The Apprenticeship Office and be employed. 

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Painting and Decorating, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: UEE22011 | State ID: AA41

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you will be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to:

·work effectively in the construction industry

·use hand and power tools

·interpret drawings

·take electrical and electronic measurements

·solder components

·workplace health and safety

You will learn skills that will enable you to identify the required components/materials and use routine equipment, plant or technology relevant to the electrotechnology industry.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to continue with apprenticeship training, but you will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice before you can commence apprenticeship training.

Successful completion of this qualificationprovidesyou with the opportunity to continuewithapprenticeship training, but you will need tobeemployed and registered as an apprenticebeforeyou can commence apprenticeshiptraining.

Further StudyOption(s)

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician, Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

Clarson

East Perth

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Clarson One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
East Perth One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

Rockingham

Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Bunbury One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

National ID: UEE20711 | State ID: A104

Are you looking for an electronics career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications you will be flicking the switch on a career in electronics, as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training).

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to install and maintain telecommunication cabling, secure electrotechnological equipment, assemble and dismantle components, use cabling drawings, standards, codes and specifications and workplace health and safety. 

It includes ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) requirements for open cabler registration.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to gain entry level positions in sales and testing of electronic communications equipment or gain an apprenticeship/traineeship in electronic communications servicing. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

Successful completion of this qualificationprovidesyou with the opportunity to gain an apprenticeship/traineeship in electronic communications servicing.  You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

Further StudyOption(s)

Certificate III in Electrical Fitting, Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au