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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) (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

Wall and Ceiling Lining

Learn skills to fix plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings, fixing battens and mixing plastering compounds. You will also learn how to work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry, plan and organise work, carry out measurements and calculations and apply Work Health and Safety requirements.​

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Telecommunications

These courses will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assemble, install, test or service voice and data communications equipment and cabling. This covers electronic systems and equipment in general electronics, communications, computer or consumer electronics, microcontrollers, security, and computer/network hardware.

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Solid Plastering

Solid plasterers work in the building and construction concreting industry. Learn to finish walls, floors and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters, and construct various mouldings, textured finishes and ornamental restoration work.

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Painting and Signcraft

Painting and Decorating is known as the finishing trade of the building industry. It encompasses areas such as internal and external painting and decorating on a variety of surfaces, and includes the decoration of new and existing homes, hospitals, shops, hotels and buildings of historical significance. Signcrafters use a variety of materials and techniques such as painting, computer graphics, vinyl, wood, foam, plastic, glass, gold leaf and engraving to provide eye catching designs.

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Residential Building Drafting

Builders are the key to coordinating the construction or renovation of houses and commercial buildings. Builders are involved in every aspect of the project from interpreting the plans, to quotation, through to organising various trade sub-contractors to complete the build. As a drafter, you will learn how to convert an idea into clear, dimensioned drawings, preparing the builder with the necessary information for construction.

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Plumbing and Gas

This group of tradespersons comprises a number of specialised areas, including plumbers, gasfitters, roof plumbers, drainers, fire protection workers and irrigation installers. Learn how to use plumbing hand and power tools, handle and store plumbing materials and operate elevated work platforms. You will cover such topics such as drainage, gas fitting, roof plumbing, water stream and sanitary. Gasfitters work with gas lines and gas related appliances, including hot water systems and space heating systems.

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Metal Fabrication

Learn the skills to be a metal fabricator or welder to work in a diverse range of industries including mining, agriculture, transport and manufacturing.

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General Construction

The construction industry is a major sector of the Western Australian workforce and economy, and encompasses a huge variety of career pathways. It is closely aligned to building and includes a large range of trades such as carpentry and joinery, glass, bricklaying and glazing and roof plumbing, as well as an array of fields like site management, line management, estimating and contracting.

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