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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

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 Yes Academic achievement and work history
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 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

Clarkson

East Perth

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Clarkson 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 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) (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 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB26

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?

Many trades in the building industry revolve around structural work that is essential but largely out of sight. But as a so-called finishing trade, a plasterer’s work is on display for everyone to see.

A plasterer’s task is to cover surfaces such as:

  • Brick 
  • block 
  • concrete 
  • timber and
  • metal

They cover these surfaces prior to painting to make interiors and exteriors aesthetically pleasing.

Solid plastering is a finishing trade and an important part of the building process. Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice solid plasterer. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make you more competitive when applying for an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

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 Solid Plastering, Diploma of Building (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Clarkson

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive 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 Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA50

Blend a traditional trade with new technologies! 

Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling. Pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer controlled metal plate cutting equipment.

This pre-apprenticeship prepares graduates to continue their studies through to a metal fabrication apprenticeship.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

The successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a trades assistant or gain an apprenticeship in one of the following trades within the metals and engineering sector: Fabrication -Heavy (Boilermaker), Light (Sheetmetal), Welder or Heavy/Welder trade. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice or trainee before you can commence apprenticeship training.

The successful completion of this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to apply for employment as an apprentice Heavy Fabricator (boilermaker) or Light Fabricator (sheet metal) in the metals and engineering sector. You may also seek employment as a trade’s assistant in this sector. Graduates of the Certificate II in Engineering have a greater chance of obtaining an apprenticeship than those without this qualification, because they have the knowledge, skills and competency that employers require.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) apprenticeship/traineeship

The units covered will also transfer into Mechanical Fitting or Fitter and Machinist trades. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice or trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

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

Clarkson

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Clarkson 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