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Work Safety in Construction Skill Set

State ID: AE162

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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No mandatory entrance requirements.

Job opportunities

This skill set will prepare you for entry level positions in the building and construction industry such as trade’s assistant (TA) or general labourer.

How to apply

For full time, part time, flexible or online courses apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.

For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

In order to comply with COVID-19 Government directed social distancing guidelines, some courses may include a mix of online and classroom based training delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements.

While the mode of delivery might vary, the content and key learning outcomes of the course will remain the same.

The precise mix of delivery method will vary from course to course. The time, place and method of delivery may also vary across the semester to ensure social distancing and safe training delivery for staff and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Regional TAFE will provide students with adequate support to work in online environments where necessary.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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.

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
52824WA BCY47 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades)
Certificate II Albany

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in the ccarpentry and joinery trade. You will have the skills and knowledge to apply basic carpentry and joinery techniques.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

52824WA-AB31 AB31 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-Apprenticeship)
Half price
Certificate II Albany
Bunbury

This is a pre-vocational course for learners seeking a career in a construction trade. The first stage of the course is common to 11 construction trades and provides an introduction to the industry, its culture, occupations, job roles and workplace expectations.

The units of competency cover essential occupational health and safety requirements, the industrial and work organisation structure, communication skills, work planning, and basic use of tools and materials. Learners are able to consider the 11 trades during the initial stage and while attending work experience.

This course is Competitive and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MSF31113 J739 Cabinet Making
Certificate III Albany
Bunbury

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of skills at trade-level for those working in furniture making and those involved in the manufacture and installation of fitted furniture typically in a kitchen, bathroom and related context. Installation skills may be applied to new or renovation work. The work is in a defined range of skilled operations, usually within a range of broader related activities involving known routines, methods and procedures, where some discretion and judgement is required in the selection of equipment, services or contingency measures and within known time constraints.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

CPC32011 D409 Carpentry and Joinery
Half price
Certificate III Albany
Bunbury
Esperance

Do you want to build a strong career from the ground up?

When you complete the Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery you will be ready for a career as a domestic or commercial carpenter. You will gain the knowledge and skills to carry out a range of building and construction tasks; use basic carpentry tools, power tools, carpentry materials; construct a pitched roof, ceiling frame, wooden flooring; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements. The Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MSF20313 J727 Furniture Making
Certificate II Bunbury

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform the manufacture of free-standing furniture or built-in cabinets, and provide on-site assistance in the installation of furniture or cabinets involving known routines and procedures and some accountability for the quality of outcomes.

It reflects vocational outcomes for those performing assistant cabinet maker, assistant installer of built-in cabinets, and production operator within a cabinet making enterprise. Cabinets include free-standing and built-in furniture or fitted cabinets, such as those used in kitchens and bathrooms. Skills are also included that cover assisting in the installation or renovation of kitchens and bathrooms and other fitted cabinets, which involves collaboration with others through members of a group or team. This qualification does not cover shopfitting.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MSF20313-AA45 AA45 Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship)
Certificate II Bunbury

This is an entry level program for people intending to take up an apprenticeship in the cabinet/furniture making trade. You will acquire the skills and knowledge to work in the furniture-making sector of the furnishing industry. You will learn how to prepare surfaces, mix and apply stains, apply finishing material, restore furnishing items, and operate a range of furniture finishing equipment. You will also learn about occupational health and safety and communication skills.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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Building

Learn skills to fix plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings, fixing battens and mixing plastering compounds. You will also learn how to work effectively and sustainably in the construction industry, plan and organise work, carry out measurements and calculations and apply Work Health and Safety requirements.​

Painting and Decorating is known as the finishing trade of the building industry. It encompasses areas such as internal and external painting and decorating on a variety of surfaces, and includes the decoration of new and existing homes, hospitals, shops, hotels and buildings of historical significance. Signcrafters use a variety of materials and techniques such as painting, computer graphics, vinyl, wood, foam, plastic, glass, gold leaf and engraving to provide eye catching designs.

Builders are the key to coordinating the construction or renovation of houses and commercial buildings.Builders are involved in every aspect of the project from interpreting the plans, to quotation, through to organising various trade sub-contractors to complete the build. As a drafter, you will learn how to convert an idea into clear, dimensioned drawings, preparing the builder with the necessary information for construction.

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.

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.

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