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

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC06

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 will be what employers are looking for as an apprentice wall and floor tiler.

Gain these skills: 

  • lay ceramicclayslatemarble and glass tiles 
  • interpret plans 
  • measure and calculate the right amount of materials for the job 
  • work with scaffolding safely at heights
  • workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Wall and Floor Tiler

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-Apprenticeship), Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

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

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

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) [Wall and Ceiling Lining Pre-apprenticeship]

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC05

Do you want a trade that others look up to?

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 ceiling liner.

Gain these skills: 

  • installing and fixing plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings 
  • fixing battens 
  • mixing plastering compounds
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Plasterer

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Ceiling Lining Pre-Apprenticeship), Certificate III in Wall Ceiling Lining, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

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

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

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

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC03

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 will be what employers are looking for as an apprentice painter and decorator.

Gain these skills: 

  • 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.

Learn in specialised facilities

South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie and Mandurah Campuses offer first rate, fully equipped, purpose-built workshops, where students get hands-on practice working in simulation rooms, using advanced equipment and the latest techniques.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Painter and Decorator

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-Apprenticeship), Certificate III in Painting and Decorating, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

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

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

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

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC02

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 will 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.

Gain these skills:

  • 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

Learn in specialised facilities

The Mandurah, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses offer world-class facilities and are equipped with the latest technology.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Carpenter and Joiner

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-Apprenticeship), Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

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

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

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

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC01

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.

Gain these skills: 

  • 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

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification may prepare you for roles such as Bricklayer

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-Apprenticeship), Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Rockingham

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Thornlie

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

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

Certificate II in Fishing Operations

National ID: SFI20219 | State ID: BEI4

Are you ready to start a career working in fishing for seafood?

Become a deckhand in the fishing industry with this pathway course to commercial fishing, operating tourist or charter boats, work boats, ferries and dive boats.

Gain these skills:

·operation of fishing gear and equipment

·processing and temperature control of fishing harvests

·cleaning and maintenance of equipment and vessels

·handling, harvesting and sorting by catch

Specialist facilities in the maritime heart of Fremantle

Fremantle campus is a maritime campus, where students are surrounded by the maritime and commercial fishing industry, and have access to a variety of vessels to develop practical experience. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute

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

Fremantle

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Fremantle 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 Conservation and Land Management

National ID: AHC21016 | State ID: BDF0

Get started on your career in conservation and land management

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist with a range of tasks to maintain and restore natural and cultural places and farmland

On completion of this qualification, you will have gained the following skills and knowledge to work effectively in the land conservation industry:

  • operating machinery
  • recognising flora and fauna
  • planting shrubs and trees 
  • organising propagation 
  • restoring and maintaining wildlife habitat refuges
  • treating weeds
  • safely handling chemicals
  • implementing workplace safety and health measures.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Conservation and land management qualifications can lead to jobs in native plant nurseries, environmental weed control, catchment groups, mining industry, local government, government agencies and environmental management companies.

  • conservation worker
  • lands, parks and wildlife manager
  • ranger
  • Indigenous land management assistant
  • bushcare worker
  • environmental worker
  • regeneration worker.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Conversation and Land Management, Certificate IV in Conservation and Land Management, Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Batavia Coast Maritime Institute

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

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) 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

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

Bunbury

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury Six 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) (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 General Education for Adults

National ID: 22473VIC | State ID: BEH66

This CGEA course provides opportunity for skill development in reading, writing and numeracy to meet personal needs, facilitate community participation, or workplace and further education and training options.

Certificate II outcomes focus on the development of literacy skills to read, interpret, evaluate and create a range of texts and to apply knowledge of everyday and formal numeracy in a range of contexts. Outcomes also focus on the skills and knowledge to conduct a project and to investigate pathways and develop, implement and review a learning plan.

There are no entrance requirements.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification aims to improve your academic skills to undertake further training and education and enhance your employment opportunities.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in General Education for Adults

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester No No selection criteria
Bunbury One semester No No selection criteria
Busselton One semester No No selection criteria
Collie One semester No No selection criteria
Harvey One semester No No selection criteria
Manjimup One semester No No selection criteria
Margaret River 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

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