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Building and Construction

Do you want a career in a hands-on industry that has a growing number of job opportunities?

Building and Construction in WA is one of the biggest industries, employing about 10% of the state’s workforce. Every year, billions of dollars are invested in infrastructure and housing which means building and construction is a stable and diverse industry full of exciting employment opportunities. 

Whether you’re interested in gaining skills in bricklaying, building, carpentry, plumbing or electro-technology, we have the training solution for you. It all starts here.

Did you know?

Construction is the 3rd largest employing industry in Australia with 35% of workers registered as self-employed. 

^Australian Jobs 2019 | WA Economic Profile 2020

Reasons to study in this industry

  • Billions of dollars are invested in infrastructure and housing every year, resulting in a stable and diverse industry full of exciting employment opportunities. 
  • Construction is one of the biggest industries in the Midwest, Gascoyne, Goldfields and Wheatbelt regions of WA and employs approximately 10% of the state's workforce. 
  • 118,800 jobs are projected to be added by May 2023.

Want to put your practical skills to good use? A career in building and construction might be a good fit for you. In this industry, there is a wide range of opportunities to work in different settings including high rise construction sites, residential or commercial buildings and civil engineering projects. Our building and construction course online and on-campus will make sure you have the industry-relevant skills and knowledge you need for a successful career. 

Building and Construction Courses

Keen to join one of WA's biggest industries? It all starts here! When you take a civil construction course or skill set with us you'll learn and gain skills that will see you planning, creating and maintaining infrastructure, operating specialised equipment and applying a range of skills in diverse working environments. The opportunities in civil are endless, all you have to do is jump in.

Civil Construction Courses

Considering a career as an electrician? Electrotechnology is a hi-tech industry that has a strong future with high job demand because of the reliance on modern technology in all facets of our society. With our electrotechnology courses, you’ll learn the specialist skills and knowledge to have a successful career as an electrician for industrial, domestic and commercial purposes.

Electrical and Electrotechnology Courses

Have you considered a career in plumbing and gas? From plumbers, gasfitters and roof plumbers to drainers, fire protection workers and irrigation installers: there are a wide range of job opportunities within this sector. Take a plumbing course with us and you will learn how to use plumbing tools, handle and store plumbing materials and operate at elevated work platforms. 

Plumbing and Gas Courses

Favourites

    Basic Welding Skill Set

    State ID KAD11
    This short course will introduce you to welding, as well as safety and workshop requirements and procedures. Learn how to handle and familiarise yourself with welding equipment over eight 3-hour sessions, without the stress of applying for a whole trade. 
    Campuses
    • Geraldton

    Study Modes
    • On campus

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

    National ID 52893WA | State ID AD12

    Kick-start your career in the Building and Construction Industry 

    The Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway – Trades) is an entry level course designed for learners, including school–based students, who are considering a career or a pathway into the construction...

    Campuses
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate III in Carpentry

    National ID CPC30220 | State ID BGB8

    Set the foundations for a solid career in an in-demand industry.

    Please note, this course can only be accessed by an employed apprentice, if this course interests you, please speak to your employer or employment agency about signing up as an apprentice.

    ...

    Campuses
    • Geraldton
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • Apprenticeship
    • Workplace

    Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

    National ID RII30820 | State ID BGL4

    Dig in and build a big future today.

    The Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations will set you up with the skills you need to work as an operator within the civil construction industry.
    Campuses
    • Technology Park (Geraldton)

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate II in Construction Pathways

    National ID CPC20220 | State ID BGC8

    Step into the world of construction

    Kick start your career in construction with this course as a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry, with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship and this...

    Campuses
    • Carnarvon

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-apprenticeship)

    National ID UEE22020 | State ID AC54

    Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

    When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electrical, instrumentation or electrical...

    Campuses
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

    National ID UEE30820 | State ID BFN0

    Please note, this course can only be accessed by an employed apprentice, if this course interests you, please speak to your employer or employment agency about signing up as an apprentice.

    This qualification...

    Campuses
    • Geraldton
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • Apprenticeship
    • On campus
    • Workplace

    Elevated Work Platform (EWP) Skill Set

    State ID KAA21
    Operate an elevating work platform safely in accordance with industry standards.
    Campuses

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Infrastructure Ready Skill Set

    State ID AE388

    Start a rewarding and challenging career in the civil construction industry

    Prepare yourself for entry level roles for infrastructure projects.
    Campuses
    • Technology Park (Geraldton)

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate III in Plumbing

    National ID CPC32420 | State ID BGC2

    Fix everything including the kitchen sink.

    Your career in plumbing starts here. When you complete a Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in-demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber or gasfitter.
    Campuses
    • Geraldton

    Study Modes
    • Apprenticeship
    • Workplace