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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


    Work Safety in Construction Skill Set

    State ID AE386

    Construction work is happening all across WA, and builders need skilled workers who are ready to get on-site.

    This skill set will get you job ready for entry level roles in the construction field, such as trades assistant (TA) or general labourer, and it covers how to follow mandatory...
    • Kalgoorlie

    Study Modes
    • On campus