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Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC04

A trade career that has creativity covered

Solid plastering is a finishing trade and an important part of the building process. Solid Plasterers apply decorative and protective coverings of plaster and cement to the interiors and exteriors of structures.

Complete this pre-apprenticeship and you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice solid plasterer. It will give you the skills, knowledge and behaviours to make you more competitive when applying for an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Solid Plasterer Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Solid Plastering

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Clarkson

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria
Clarkson One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) [Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-apprenticeship]

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC06

Do you have an eye for detail and want your work on show?

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice wall and floor tiler. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Wall and floor tilers may work internally and externally over a variety of surfaces - vertical, horizontal, sloping or curved. They prepare surfaces and apply tiles for decoration and protection.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Wall and Floor Tiler

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Clarkson

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria
Clarkson One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) [Painting and Decorating Pre-apprenticeship]

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC03

Do you have an eye for colour and like to finish what others start?

Painting and decorating is known as a finishing trade, encompassing both residential and commercial areas. It can include new constructions as well as restoring historically significant buildings.

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for in an apprentice painter and decorator. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Painter and Decorator

Further Study Option(s)

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an apprentice in a finishing trade, but you need to be registered with the The Apprenticeship Office and employed.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) [Carpentry and Joinery Pre-apprenticeship]

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC02

Do you have a desire to work in construction working with wood?

Carpenters and joiners construct, erect, install, renovate and repair structures and fixtures made of wood, plywood, wallboard and other materials, and cut, shape and fit timber parts to form structures and fittings.

When you complete this pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice carpenter and joiner. Give yourself a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Carpenter and Joiner

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery,

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

Clarkson

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Clarkson One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) [Bricklaying and Blocklaying Pre-apprenticeship]

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AC01

Do you want to build your career outdoors?

When you complete this Certificate II in Building and Construction pre-apprenticeship you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

Gain these skills: 

  • constructing and repairing wallsarchesfoundations, and partitions 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification may prepare you for roles such as Bricklayer

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-Apprenticeship), Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying, Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Clarkson

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Clarkson One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: UEE22011 | State ID: AA41

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Electrotechnology (Career Start)(Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice in the electricalinstrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

Gain these skills:

  • work effectively in the construction industry
  • use hand and power tools
  • interpret drawings
  • take electrical and electronic measurements
  • solder components
  • workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Electrotechnology Career Start Trainee

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

Clarkson

East Perth

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Clarkson One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
East Perth One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

Rockingham

Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Bunbury One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: 52700WA | State ID: AA40

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumberroof plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, cut and join sheet metal, work safely at heights, and workplace health and safety.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Plumber's Assistant | Drainage, Sewerage and Stormwater Labourer

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Plumbing

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

Clarkson

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga 10 weeks Yes Academic achievement and work history
Clarkson 10 weeks Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications

National ID: UEE20711 | State ID: A104

Are you looking for an electronics career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate II in Data and Voice Communications you'll be flicking the switch on a career in electronics, as a data cabler or telecommunications technician (with additional training).

It includes Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) requirements for open cabler registration

 Gain these skills

  • Install and maintain telecommunication cabling
  • Secure electrotechnological equipment
  • Assemble and dismantle components
  • Use cabling drawings, standards, codes and specifications
  • Workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Telecommunications Trades Worker | Applications Cabler (Video and Broadband)
Data and Voice Communications Cabler,
Sales and Testing of electronic communications equipment (entry level positions)

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Electronics and Communications

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID: MSF20313 | State ID: AA45

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges?

When you complete the Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker.

Gain these skills: 

  • using hand and power tools 
  • preparing surfaces 
  • interpreting plans
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job and
  • workplace health and safety

Cabinet makers work from plans or drawings to make home and office furniture, as well as make built-in cupboards and fixtures for new homes and shops. Furniture Making concentrates on the production of solid and free standing furniture.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Assistant Cabinetmaker
  • Furniture Making Factory Worker
  • Furniture Making Labourer 
  • Apprentice in Furniture Maker and Cabinetmaker, but you need to be registered with the The Apprenticeship Office and employed.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Cabinet Making, Certificate III in Carpentry and Joinery, Certificate III in Furniture Finishing

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Salon Assistant

National ID: SHB20216 | State ID: BAA3

When you complete the Certificate II in Salon Assistant you will have skills to impress potential employers as a salon assistant on your way to becoming a hairdresser. You will gain the knowledge and skills to support hairdressers in a salon, shampooing, colouring, braiding hair, maintaining hairdressing tools, scheduling appointments, merchandising and applying workplace health and safety, along with designing and applying makeup as an additional skill set.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Hair Salon Assistant, Beauty Salon Assistant.


Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Hairdressing and Certificate III in Barbering

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Balga

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Balga One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Esperance 12 months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au