Several of our campuses will be getting fresh upgrades as part of the $229.2 million Rebuilding our TAFEs initiative which includes an investment of $167.4 million into capital works projects across the state. This endeavour will help create world-class learning opportunities for students, while generating a pipeline of jobs which will deliver a boost to the economy and get WA back on track.
The infrastructure upgrades for our campuses include:
A $10 million investment in the campus including:
- $9 million for a new Heavy Plant and Engineering Trades workshop
- 1 million workshop upgrade to expand automotive electrical and light automotive training
These upgrades to our trades block will see approx 400 apprentices trained at the campus each year in high-demand trades programs.
This is brilliant news for the Goldfields region and will provide a range of new opportunities for our students and local industry.
A $2 million investment to modernise the campus. The infrastructure project includes:
Major works to our trades workshops, replacing them with contemporary facilities, and equipment upgrades to meet the growing needs of the Automotive, Building and Construction and Metal Fabrication industries.
The addition of several multi-purpose flexible delivery classrooms on campus, featuring modern interactive digital technologies. This will strengthen our ability to offer off-campus or distance learning programs across the Wheatbelt region.
This project will enhance the student experience and ensure they are well placed for the workforce. It’s certainly a great time to get into training
$2 million transformation of the I Block Building. It will include traditional art studios and three classrooms where the next generation of artists, fashion designers and media specialists will learn the tools of their trade.
An investment of $1 million for an agricultural machinery trade workshop. This will not only mean improved and modern facilities for apprentices and trainees but also provides an opportunity for further expanding our training options for the agricultural industry in the region.