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Builders coordinate the construction of building projects. Practice a diverse range of skills that will enable you to plan and supervise construction work and prepare, cost and schedule for a contract, learn about building codes and standards, legal requirements, estimating, site safety, timber code, project management, and structural principles, then apply these skills to low-rise residential and commercial constructions.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
52824WA BCY47 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades)
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Pre-Apprenticeship
Kalgoorlie Campus

Are you looking for a Carpentry or Building and Construction career?

When you complete the Certificate II in Building and Construction you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the Carpentry and Building and Construction trades.  You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding, levelling and concreting, interpret drawings, take measurements and workplace health and safety.

52824WA-AB31 AB31 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Face to face (class room)
Pre-Apprenticeship
Kalgoorlie Campus
apprenticeship, pre apprenticeship, building, block laying, brick laying,

Are you looking for a Carpentry or Building and Construction career?

When you complete the Certificate II in Building and Construction you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the Carpentry and Building and Construction trades.  You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding, levelling and concreting, interpret drawings, take measurements and workplace health and safety.

This is a pre-vocational course for pre-apprentice learners seeking to gain an apprenticeship in the Construction industry. Learners can complete common core competencies shared between 11 Construction trades, then select additional competencies from ONE trade pathway.

Learners will develop relevant technical, vocational and interpersonal competencies suitable for further training in construction as well as skills, knowledge and experiences that may be transferable to other industry areas.

KAB05 Civil Front End Loader Skill Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Northam Campus
construction, industry, infrastructure, front end loader, safety, civil construction,

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely conduct supervised wheeled front end loader operations. 

This course is suitable for those working on-site within the construction industry. 

Topics covered include:

  • Pre-start, set-up. operational and shut down procedures
  • Hazard identification and risk management
  • Work health and safety requirements
  • Identifying, selecting, using and removing attachments 
  • Safely shift loads 

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will receive a Statement of Attainment

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

To find out more information and to enrol: 

Contact:  Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator -  Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

CPC10111 D381 Construction
Certificate I Face to face (class room)
Northam Campus

Get your start in the construction industry 

This qualification is suited for those interested in the building and construction industry. You will learn essential work health and safety, communication skills, work planning, the industrial and work organisation structure and how to use basic tools and materials. This qualification is aimed at VET in Schools program or for those who have no previous experience within the construction industry or no relevant employment history. 

There are no specific job outcomes to this qualification, but the skills achieved will assist in successfully undertaking a Certificate II pre-vocational program or job outcome qualification, or will facilitate entry into an Australian Apprenticeship.

 

 

KAB04 Dogging Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus

Safely perform slinging techniques 

This skill set covers the necessary skills and knowledge required to safely perform slinging techniques including the selection of lifting gear and/or directing the of the crane operator when the load is out of view of the operator. You will gain the skills to accurately use judgement in relation to choosing suitable lifting gear and the method of slinging by considering the nature of the load, its mass and centre of gravity. 

Topics covered include:

  • Plan and prepare
  • Identify risks and hazards
  • Calculate rated load capacity 
  • Identify, select, inspect and assemble lifting equipment
  • Move loads and direct crane and/or hoist operator 

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. Licence to perform dogging

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment. 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA27 Excavator Skill Set
Half price
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
KAA27, excavator, building, construction, safety, industry, training, mining,

Safely operate an excavator 

Students will gain the skills and knowledge to safely operate an excavator to lift and carry materials under supervision. 

Topics covered include:

  • Assess risks and identify hazards
  • Operate an excavator in-line with regulations
  • Select, fit and remove attachments
  • Lift, carry and place materials 

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below. 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

KAA09 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck Skill Set
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
forklift, worksafe. high risk, safety, industry, building, construction, mining

Gain the skills and knowledge to safely operate a forklift truck.

As per national guidelines students will learn how to conduct routine checks, proper shifting of a load and how to correctly shutdown and secure a forklift. Forklift is considered high risk work and you will attain the skills required to maneuver goods in a variety of industries including manufacturing, transport, mining and production industries.

 

Course Content

For a list of the nationally accredited units included in this course please refer to your preferred campus delivery information below.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment. 

A WorkSafe fee for the High Risk Licence is included into the course fee and completed applications and fees will be sent directly to WorkSafe. An interim licence will be issued to allow forklift operation until application is processed. 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack.

KAA19 White Card Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Kalgoorlie Campus
construction, OH&S, Worksafe, induction, safety, work place, builder, white card, KAA19, carpentry, building, plumbing, industry, electrical, bricklaying, plastering

Enter and work on a construction site 

You will gain the basic knowledge to safely enter and work on a construction site and includes hazard identification and prevention of workplace accidents and injures. Under Work Health and Safety Legislation you must have a White Card  to enter a construction site. 

Topics covered include:

  • Health and safety requirements
  • Construction hazards and control measures
  • Health and safety communication and reporting process
  • Incident and emergency response procedures 
     

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

CPCCWHS1001          Prepare to work safely in the construction industry 

 

Certification 

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Students will also receive their White Card. 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol: 

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack

 

AE159 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Merredin Campus
Moora Campus
Northam Campus

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

The Work Safely in Construction 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 work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

You'll learn how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments. 

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications.

  • Certificate II in Construction
  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways
  • Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Other qualifications for further study include the following.

  • Certificate II in Building and Construction

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Fees

This course is available for free for eligible students. If this applies to you visit the fee free course page to enrol.

AE162 Work Safety in Construction Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
Merredin Campus
Moora Campus

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

The Work Safely in Construction 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 work health and safety requirements in accordance with safety legislative requirements as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely.

You'll learn how to use a range of construction equipment and tools including levelling devices, skills to work in a construction team, and basic construction work applications for new and existing structures including residential homes, units and apartments. 

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications.

  • Certificate II in Construction
  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways
  • Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying

Other qualifications for further study include the following.

  • Certificate II in Building and Construction

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Fees

This course is free for eligible students (see below). If you are not eligible please visit the fee paying course page to enrol.

AE160 Work in Civil Construction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus

The civil construction industry has many large projects underway in many regional areas and across WA.

This skill set will get you job ready to join a construction team or work as a trades assistant (TA), with a key focus on working  safely on construction sites so that you can understand and follow mandatory work health and safety requirements in accordance with legislative requirements. This includes the safe use of electricity and identifying hazardous materials, as well as infection control and prevention procedures to ensure you're working safely and have an understanding of basic risk control measures and emergency procedures. White card certification is included with this skill set.

You'll also learn how to operate specialised equipment such as scissor and boom lifts and elevated work platforms (EWPs), undertake minor concreting and rendering tasks and perform minor repairs, undertake plumbing work on roofing structures, carry out levelling operations, and install trench support. Get job ready today!

Further study pathways

This skill set provides a pathway to further study in the following Lower fees, local skills half-price course fees qualifications.

  • Certificate II in Civil Construction
  • Certificate II in Construction
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Other qualifications for further study include the following.

  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design
  • Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Fees

This course is available for free for eligible students. If this applies to you visit the fee free course page to enrol.

 

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Page last updated July 25, 2016