Building, Construction and Trades

Building, Construction and Trades

30 Courses

Build on your passion for hands-on projects and construct the career you have always wanted with our building, construction and trades courses. From building meticulously crafted homes to providing essential services like air-conditioning or heating , you’ll learn your essential trade skills from our industry-experts.

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Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Beat the harsh Australian heat by learning how to repair and install refrigeration and air conditioning systems and joining the industry as an in-demand specialist.

  • Certificate III Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

    UEE32211-01

    Gain specialist skills in a high demand area. Successfully completing this course allows you to apply for a Restricted Electrical Licence and Full Refrigeration Handling Licence and become a qualified air-conditioning and refrigeration mechanic.

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  • Certificate IV Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing

    UEE42711-01

    Take your career to the next level and conduct high level maintenance work in the air-conditioning and refrigeration industry. Open to currently employed service technicians, you’ll learn advanced skills in diagnostics and rectification, and abilities in commissioning complex systems.

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Appliance Service

Keep things running smoothly as you troubleshoot fridges, service freezers and repair electrical and refrigerated appliances for commercial and residential clients.

  • Certificate III Appliance Service

    UEE32111-01

    Begin your career as an appliance service technician and learn the practical skills you need to install and repair home and commercial applicances like refrigerators, ovens, washing machines, clothes dryers, microwaves and vacuum cleaners and be prepared to apply for your electrical licence.

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Blinds, Awnings, Security Screens and Grilles

Collaborate with construction industry trades to provide the perfect finishing touches on new builds and revitalised renovations in residential, commercial and industrial projects.

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Building and Construction

Create homes that will hold a lifetime of memories by building beautifully crafted and meticulously planned houses that will see client visions come to life, one block at a time.

  • Certificate III Bricklaying/Blocklaying

    CPC30111-01

    Want a trade qualification that’s always in demand? Learn the specialist skills to become a bricklayer while you learn on-the-job in your apprenticeship. Open the door to one of the most desirable crafts in the construction industry and gain invaluable practical knowledge.

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  • Certificate III Concreting

    CPC30318-01

    Pave your way to a career as a qualified, industry-recognised concreter. As the most widely used construction material in the world, your specialist skills will be in demand on commercial and residential building projects.

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  • Certificate IV Building and Construction (Building)

    CPC40110-01

    Build your career as a builder or construction manager and learn how to own and operate your own building enterprise. Take your expertise to the next level and graduate with industry-standard skills and knowledge to further your opportunities in the booming industry.

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  • Graduate Diploma Building Design

    CPP50911-01

    Launch your career in the building and design industry. Gain sought-after technical skills and work as an architectural draftsperson or building designer. Specialise in residential projects such as new buildings or renovations, or undertake commercial and industrial projects.

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  • Graduate Diploma Building and Construction (Building)

    CPC50210-01

    Make your mark as a qualified builder and work on exciting new or existing projects. Watch plans and specifications come to life as you use your current industry experience and develop the leadership skills to ensure projects are completed on time and in budget.

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Construction

Construct your dream career as you create, plan and oversee a variety of different projects, collaborate with different trades, and create masterpieces across the state.

  • Certificate I Construction

    CPC10111-01

    Make your mark with the practical knowledge you need to start your career in the building industry. This course equips you with great practical skills, will build your confidence and give you the opportunity to upskill for future learning.

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  • Certificate II Construction Pathways

    CPC20211-01

    Explore different trades in the building industry with the Certificate II in Construction Pathways. Develop a broad range of foundational skills across joinery, shopfitting, carpentry and bricklaying and blocklaying that will help you decide which trade apprenticeship you're interested in.

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  • Certificate III Construction Waterproofing

    CPC31411-01

    Seal your career in waterproofing as you develop the skills and knowledge to become a licenced waterproofer. With TAFE NSW, learn from specialist teachers and refine your skills in our industry-standard workshops.

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  • Certificate III Construction Crane Operations

    CPC32912-01

    If you enjoy working outdoors and being part of a team that delivers complex projects, then become a trade qualified crane operator. Graduate with the essential practical skills and knowledge to get you ready for a job in the construction, mining and energy industry.

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Demolition

Play an important role in the construction life cycle as you strategically remove debris, re-invent space and tear down old buildings to begin infrastructure.

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Fire Protection

Safeguard and protect your local community as you learn to prevent fire with specialised fire protection systems that uses emerging technology to meet safety standards.

  • Certificate III Fire Protection

    CPC32813-01

    Start your career in fire protection and establish yourself in the fast-growing construction industry with specialist skills. Learn how to install, test and maintain fire protection systems in residential, commercial and industrial properties.

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Flooring Technology

Plan and create beautiful flooring designs as you create herringbone, polished concrete, or hybrid floating floors to suit every client and every style.

  • Certificate III Flooring Technology

    MSF30818-01

    Gain and perfect the skills needed to install a range of floorings, both in residential and commercial premises. Through on-the-job training, this course trains you in a variety of techniques and allows you to graduate ready for the industry.

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Formwork

Create efficient workflows for other trades, as you interpret difficult construction plans, erect and dismantle formwork, and provide a mould for concreters to work with.

  • Certificate III Formwork/Falsework

    CPC31511-01

    Build foundational formwork and falsework skills to support residential, commercial and industrial projects from the bottom up in the booming construction industry. Discover the many places and sites this practical course can take you and learn more about how to build your own business.

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Gas Fitting

Provide warmth and comfort to your community as you work in homes, businesses and industrial settings to ensure gas appliances are running safely and effectively.

  • Certificate III Gas Fitting

    CPC32713-01

    Learn on-the-job and kickstart your career in a niche and hands-on industry. Through a combination of both theory and practical learning, you’ll develop the technical skills and knowledge needed to gain employment as a trade qualified gas fitter.

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Glass and Glazing

Complement architectural surroundings by creating beautiful open spaces using traditional and modern methods to create masterpieces out of glass.

  • Certificate III Glass and Glazing

    MSF30418-03

    Gain the skills you need to become a trade-qualified and in-demand glazier. Learn each step from costing the job and selecting the materials you need to the practical work of glass cutting, processing and product installation.

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Locksmithing

Help to protect people’s houses and belongings using modern security systems when you become a professional locksmith.

  • Certificate III Locksmithing

    MEM30819-01

    Unlock your potential to become a sought-after locksmith in commercial, industrial and residential settings. Safeguard homes, manage complex security systems and use up-to-date technology to ensure the safety of people and property.

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Painting and Decorating

Add the finishing touches and transform a house into a home as you work with clients to add depth, warmth and colour to create the perfect space.

  • Certificate III Painting and Decorating

    CPC30611-01

    Create a colourful career as develop your painting and decorating skills and work towards becoming a qualified painter. Transform interior and exterior spaces by combining colour and texture, and develop your professional abilities both on-the-job and in TAFE NSW workshops.

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Plumbing

Plumbing is as essential to your building, as oxygen is to your body. Install, repair and maintain plumbing to ensure clean, hot water is available for household essentials.

  • Certificate II Drainage

    CPC20712-01

    Get a head start in a high-demand industry and gain practical experience working as a drainage labourer on residential, commercial and industrial projects. With further study you can become a licensed drainer.

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  • Certificate III Plumbing

    CPC32413-03

    Become trade-qualified and develop in-demand skills that open doors to a variety of exciting career paths. Learn a wide range of practical skills, graduate with a strong foundation in plumbing services and be ready to join the workforce as a regular or industry specified plumber.

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  • Certificate III Roof Plumbing

    CPC32612-01

    Become a trade qualified roof plumber and learn the skills needed to work on roof drainage systems for residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Study as an apprentice or be recognised for your industry experience in this practical course and graduate in an industry where your skills are in demand.

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  • Certificate IV Plumbing and Services

    CPC40912-01

    Streamline your career in the plumbing industry and become qualified to operate your own business as a plumber. You’ll learn the designs of small and large, hot, fire main and storm services, as you develop the skills to work on gas, sanitary plumbing, and roof drainage.

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Rigging

Take your career to new heights as you oversee complex rigging operations, liaise with tradespeople, manage risk and lift and move vital construction materials across job sites.

  • Certificate III Rigging

    CPC30711-01

    Kick-start your career and become a licensed rigger. Learn to perform rigging, dogging, to operate a forklift and to work safely at heights. Study as a trainee and master the practical skills and knowledge to work in the construction industry.

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Roof Tiling

Manage renovations or assist in new builds as you take your problem-solving skills to new heights to tile regular and irregular roofs and complement different building designs.

  • Certificate III Roof Tiling

    CPC30812-01

    Get specialist trade skills and become a roof tiler. Through an apprenticeship, learn the skills and knowledge you need to work on a range of domestic, commercial and industrial roof tiling projects, and be eligible to apply for your licence when you graduate.

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Scaffolding

Design, plan and erect strong scaffolding platforms to provide safe working conditions, accessibility for working and walking, and support your fellow trades.

  • Certificate III Scaffolding

    CPC30911-01

    Elevate your career as a qualified scaffolder in a wide variety of industries including residential, commercial construction, entertainment and infrastructure sectors. Learn from specialist teachers and refine your skills in industry-standard workshops.

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Solid Plastering

Collaborate on historical renovations, small household repairs or large commercial projects as you complete plastering jobs for decorative and functional purposes.

  • Certificate III Solid Plastering

    CPC31011-01

    Build a solid career, gain invaluable practical skills and network with like-minded peers to become a qualified plasterer. Gain experience working with various materials, finishes, mouldings and blockwork, and the skills and knowledge to work on a range of plastering projects.

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Steelfixing

Strengthen your career as you source steel, reinforce concrete structures, collaborate with industry professionals and ensure the integrity of builds for years to come.

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Stonemasonry

Immerse yourself in the ancient art of stonemasonry and forge a career in a highly sought after profession that collaborates with historical projects and traditional designs.

  • Certificate III Stonemasonry (Monumental/Installation)

    CPC32313-01

    Shape a career in one of the oldest and most prestigious construction trades in the world as a licensed stonemason. You’ll manipulate limestone, marble and sandstone to craft beautiful designs across residential and commercial projects, and with further study, be able to start your own stonecrafting business.

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Wall and Ceiling Lining

Measure, cut, and install wall and ceiling materials to complete construction plans, extend existing builds, and collaborate with complementary trades across projects.

  • Certificate III Wall and Ceiling Lining

    CPC31211-01

    Craft your future and gain a strong foundation to enter the building industry as a fibrous plasterer or wall and ceiling liner. Renovate, extend and create projects with fibrous plastering and building skills, and gain your trade licence and work towards owning your own business.

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Wall and Floor Tiling

Design and deliver transformative tiled spaces as you work with clients to create bold or minimalist statements that captures their brief and aesthetic.

  • Certificate III Wall and Floor Tiling

    CPC31311-01

    Become a trade qualified tiler and start your career in the booming construction industry. Learn to transform spaces in industrial, commercial and residential settings and get the practical skills to manage tiling projects from plan to delivery.

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