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This group of tradespersons comprises a number of specialised areas, including plumbers, gasfitters, roof plumbers, drainers, fire protection workers and irrigation installers. Learn how to use plumbing hand and power tools, handle and store plumbing materials and operate elevated work platforms. You will cover such topics such as drainage, gas fitting, roof plumbing, water stream and sanitary. Gasfitters work with gas lines and gas related appliances, including hot water systems and space heating systems.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
G021P G021P Introduction to Trade Maths Short Course Kalgoorlie Campus
mathematics, subtraction, addition, trade, engineering, entry, percentage, fundamental, algebra, geometry, G021P

The objective of the Trade Maths course is to provide a practical understanding of basic mathematical practices.

This course is designed for students wanting to pursue a career in engineering studies as well as anybody wanting to gain an improved understanding of basic applied mathematics.

Specifically you will learn:

  •  adding, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions
  • calculate percentage for use in a variety of situations
  •  apply fundamental operations related to measurements, and
  • apply some basic algebraic and geometric functions to every day situations.

Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Participation.

Please refer to the Student Fact Pack for additional College and support information.

KAA19 White Card Skill Set Skill set Northam Campus
construction, OH&S, Worksafe, induction, safety, work place, builder, white card, KAA19, carpentry, building, plumbing, industry, electrical, bricklaying, plastering

The White Card Skill Set is an induction skill set designed for those required by Occupational Safety and Health Regulations to provide competency, namely the construction industry.

The requirements for construction induction training apply to construction work.
The definition of construction work under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 is very broad and picks up a wide range of activities. The Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 set out mandatory requirements for the provision of construction safety induction training, for employees or self-employed people doing construction work at a workplace in Western Australia.
 

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Please also refer to the Student Information Pack for additional College and support information

 

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Learn the skills to be a metal fabrication or welder to work in a diverse range of industries including mining, agriculture, transport and manufacturing.

The construction industry is a major sector of the Western Australian workforce and economy, and encompasses a huge variety of career pathways. It is closely aligned to building and includes a large range of trades such as carpentry and joinery, glass, bricklaying and glazing and roof plumbing, as well as an array of fields like site management, line management, estimating and contracting.

Wall and floor tilers lay a variety of tiles in new and existing homes and commercial properties to provide both a protective and decorative finish. Acquire skills such as reading plans, taking measurements, preparing surfaces, concreting surfaces, laying wall and floor tiles and tiling corners with ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles.

Gain ability to undertake a career as an electrician in the domestic and commercial building installation, fit out and maintenance service sector. The highly technical licensed trade areas of electrical, instrumentation and electrical servicing trades encompass manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and communications equipment, and systems in electrical generation for business and industrial markets.

Advance your career in civil design. Acquire skills in civil detail drafting and the underpinning skills associated with civil design, such as engineering mathematics, statics and strength of materials. Learn about project and risk management, preparing detailed designs of concrete, timer and steel stuctures, managing information or knowledge based systems and applying basic engineering principles and concepts.

Acquire skills that enable you to specialise in both carpentry and joinery required to construct residential dwellings. You will also learn to use tools and equipment to install floors, walls, and roofs, and to construct and assemble windows, sashes, doors and stairs. Furniture making concentrates on the production of solid and free standing furniture, while cabinet making is the term given to flat panel construction of kitchen/bathroom furniture.

Everything you need to know about bricks for domestic, commercial and public buildings. Learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns. Provides the skills to prepare and maintain brickwork.

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.

Building and Construction

Construction is one of the biggest industries in the Mid West, Gascoyne, Goldfields and Wheatbelt regions of Western Australia and employs approximately 10 per cent of the state’s workforce. Billions of dollars are invested in infrastructure and housing every year, resulting in stable and diverse industry full of exciting employment opportunities.

We offer trades training in many areas of this industry including building, carpentry, joinery, civil design and drafting, domestic and commercial electrical, metal fabrication, welding, plumbing and gas fitting.


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