Construction and Trades Skills Courses

Considering a career as a builder, plumber, electrician or carpenter? These trades are always in high demand, but there has never been a better time to move into the booming building industry by studying a course in trade skills.

By studying a trades course, you’ll gain essential skills and form basic knowledge that can help you eventually move ahead into a career.

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You won’t be stuck in the classroom when studying a trades course. You'll be working on practical projects in a purpose built trades campus where you’ll be working as part of a team learning hands-on skills. 

Choose from Construction, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing & Gasfitting or Painting & Plastering.  You’ll finish up with everything you need to land an apprenticeship or an entry-level job in the construction industry. 


  • Electronics Trades Worker - $42K-$120K per year

  • Building Contractor - Pay rates for building contractors vary according to the success of their business.

  • Carpenter - $21-$50 per hour

  • Brick and Blocklayer - $21-$60 per hour.

  • Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer - $21-$41 per hour

  • Building and Construction Labourer - $21-$40 per hour


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