Trade Courses

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Trade Courses

If you’re looking for a trade apprenticeship course or want to get started as a labourer or construction worker — you’re in the right place. Trade apprentices work under the supervision of a qualified tradesperson and undertake 3-4 years of in-house and on-the-job training. Labourers and construction workers also need nationally recognised qualifications before being allowed on building sites and high risk work places.

Here online you’ll find the latest training courses for Australian tradies — construction industry White Cards, high risk work permits, mechanical trades, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, furniture making — it’s all here. Have a look now.

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Here are some potential career pathways within Trade Courses. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

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Popular Courses

There are 69 courses available for people who want a career in Trades. These are the most popular courses.

CPC10111 Certificate I in Construction

Get a real start in the construction industry with the Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111). It’s a hands-on qualification — completed over 11 weeks at a state-of-the-art training facility — that prepares you for a trade apprenticeship. You’ll graduate job-ready and knowing how to undertake a...

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AUR10116 Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Wanting a career as a vehicle and power equipment mechanic? The Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation (AUR10116) teaches you the fundamentals of workplace safety (and operations) in a standard mechanic’s workshop, preparing you for a trade apprenticeship or traineeship. The course is...

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SIT10216 Certificate I in Hospitality

Get your first job at a hotel, club, restaurant or coffee shop with the Certificate I in Hospitality (SIT10216). This nationally recognised qualification introduces you to the hospitality industry in Australia and covers the basics of customer service, food safety and hygiene, communication, and ...

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RII10115 Certificate I in Resources and Infrastructure Operations

The Certificate I in Resources and Infrastructure Operations (RII10115) prepares you for entry level roles in the resources and mining sector. Over 6 months you’ll be introduced to this industry — while gaining essential skills and deciding if it’s the career path for you. Learn how to plan and o...

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SIT20316 Certificate II in Hospitality

A Certificate II in Hospitality (SIT20316) is an entry-level qualification focusing on the essential skills for working at any hospitality venue. Students learn how to stay safe at work while abiding by the laws relevant to the hospitality workplace. This course places a strong emphasis on...

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RII20115 Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation

The RII20115 - Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation is a Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) qualification. Please make an enquiry to find out more about the course such as government funding options, study modes and duration....

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MSF20516 Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways

Confidently apply for a trade apprenticeship in furniture and cabinet making when you hold the Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways (MSF20516). This nationally recognised qualification helps you plan a career in the furnishings industry and gets you started with the skills you’ll need. Ove...

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FBP20217 Certificate II in Baking

Fancy a career as a pastry chef? The Certificate II in Baking (FBP20217) prepares you for work in a contemporary bakery, or a trade apprenticeship in bread and pastry making. In this nationally recognised course you’ll learn how to make fresh bread and pastries as well as biscuits, cookies, and s...

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CPC20112 Certificate II in Construction

Thinking about a career in construction but not sure if it’s for you? The Certificate II in Construction (CPC20112) will prepare you for work as a labourer on a construction site, but it’s also a great pre-apprenticeship program. Over 6-12 months of study you will learn how to safely use standard...

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CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways

The CPC20211 Certificate II in Construction Pathways prepares you for work in the construction industry and gives you head start if you want to find a trade apprenticeship. You’ll learn how to read and interpret plans, take accurate measurements, and work safely on a building site — then choose e...

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AUR21216 Certificate II in Automotive Underbody Technology

Boost your employability with a Certificate II in Automotive Underbody Technology (AUR21216). If you have your heart set on an apprenticeship as an automotive mechanic, this nationally recognised qualification could be the head-start your need. During 6 months of on-campus training you will learn...

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AUR21516 Certificate II in Automotive Cylinder Head Reconditioning

If you’re looking for an apprenticeship as an auto mechanic, try the Certificate II in Automotive Cylinder Head Reconditioning (AUR21516). This training course is completed on-campus and you’ll walk away an arsenal of engine service and repair skills — as well as a qualification that’s recognised...

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AUR21916 Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology

The AUR21916 Certificate II in Automotive Tyre Servicing Technology is for qualified mechanics or new workers who want to increase their employability and skills. It’s a nationally recognised qualification that teaches you how to select tyres for a vehicle, then fit the new tyre. The course also ...

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AUR20516 Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology

The Certificate II in Automotive Servicing Technology (AUR20516) is perfect for anyone wanting a trade apprenticeship in automotive repairs. This nationally recognised training course prepares you for work in an automotive workplace and delivers essential knowledge of workplace safety, tools, equ...

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AUR20416 Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology

The Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology (AUR20416) is a pathway to a career as an auto-electrician. This nationally recognised training course delivers real-world skills in the automotive industry and you’ll graduate knowing how to work safely in an auto-electrical workshop, solder...

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AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

The Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology (AUR20218) is the qualification you need to obtain your automotive air conditioning licence. Completed on-campus, you’ll learn how to diagnose, service, and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems. Graduate and apply for your 'AAC0...

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AUR20716 Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation

Automotive Vocational Preparation (AUR20716). It’s a nationally recognised qualification that teaches you how to identify and inspect the mechanical and electrical systems of cars, motorcycles, and other vehicles. Graduate with a working knowledge of standard tools, equipment and automotive testi...

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RII20715 Certificate II in Civil Construction

Get started in civil construction (eg, roads, bridges, dams) with the Certificate II in Civil Construction (RII20715). This nationally recognised qualification prepares you for work on a typical construction site and covers the essential aspects of on-site safety, reading and interpreting plans, ...

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CPC20712 Certificate II in Drainage

The Certificate II in Drainage (CPC20712) is a nationally recognised training course for plumbers and drainers who need the skills to work on sanitary drains that connect to a sewer and other wastewater management systems. Graduating students will be eligible to apply for a Drainer’s Licence with...

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MSF20313 Certificate II in Furniture Making

The Certificate II in Furniture Making (MSF20313) will prepare you for a trade apprenticeship in cabinet and furniture making. It’s a nationally recognised qualification that will teach you how to use essential hand and power tools, join solid timber, assemble componentry, and prepare surfaces fo...

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52700WA Certificate II in Plumbing

The Certificate II in Plumbing (52700WA) will prepare you for a plumbing apprenticeship or for work as a labourer or general hand. This certification is recognised all over Australia and teaches you how to safely work on roofs, at height, and in the construction industry generally. Graduate knowi...

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UEE20111 Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

The Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems (UEE20111) will teach you how to install split system air-conditioners and heat pump systems. The course is nationally recognised and covers: risk management and safety; connecting refrigerant tubing and fittings; testing and char...

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UEE22111 Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start)

If you’re passionate about sustainability and looking for a career in the electrical trade the Certificate II in Sustainable Energy (Career Start) (UEE22111) could be perfect for you. This nationally recognised qualification teaches you how to apply environmentally sound (and sustainable) procedu...

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52824WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades)

The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (52824WA) prepares you for a trade qualification in building and carpentry work. Enrol in this course if you have your heart set on a career in construction. During 6 months of face-to-face training you’ll be learning how to work ...

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UEE20911 Certificate II in Electronic Assembly

The Certificate II in Electronic Assembly (UEE20911) is a 12 month course that prepares you for a trade apprenticeship with a qualified electrician. Enrol in the course to boost your employability and aptitude for electrical work. During the course you’ll be developing real-world skills assemblin...

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