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Building and construction is one of the biggest industries in 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 an ever-growing industry full of exciting employment opportunities.

At SM TAFE we deliver practical, hands-on training that covers a wide variety of specialisations including; plumbing and gas, bricklaying and blocklaying, carpentry and joinery, civil construction, electrical and electrotechnology, floor and wall tiling, painting and decorating, solid plastering, telecommunications and wall and ceiling lining.

Our Building and Construction qualifications range from entry level pre-apprenticeship programs, through to apprenticeships and post-trade specialisations and are delivered at our specialist training facilities based at our Mandurah, Munster, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses.

Plan your study pathway in Building and Construction.

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    Certificate III in Bricklaying and Blocklaying

    National ID CPC33020 | State ID BGD8

    Gain the trade knowledge and skills to lay bricks as a bricklayer or blocklayer

    Campuses
    • Thornlie
    • Rockingham

    Study Modes
    • Apprenticeship

    Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

    National ID CPC50220 | State ID BGE4

    Up-skill in the building industry by learning how to manage a construction site or become a registered building practitioner. 

    Campuses
    • Thornlie

    Study Modes
    • Online and On Campus

    Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-apprenticeship)

    National ID 52893WA | State ID AD06

    Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice bricklayer/blocklayer.

    Campuses
    • Thornlie

    Study Modes
    • On Campus

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

    National ID 52893WA | State ID AD12

    Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice carpenter and joiner.

    Campuses
    • Thornlie

    Study Modes
    • On Campus

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

    National ID 52893WA | State ID AD11

    Gain the skills to work as an apprentice in the mortar trades (tiling, solid plastering, bricklaying and wall and ceiling lining)

    Campuses

    Study Modes
    • On Campus

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

    National ID 52893WA | State ID AD10

    Gain the skills to work in the building industry and become an apprentice painter and decorator.

    Campuses
    • Mandurah
    • Thornlie

    Study Modes
    • On Campus

    Certificate III in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology

    National ID MSF30322 | State ID BIKO

    Gain the skills to work in the furnishing industry as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

    Campuses
    • Thornlie

    Study Modes
    • Apprenticeship

    Certificate II in Cabinet Making and Timber Technology

    National ID MSF20322 | State ID BIJ7

    Become an apprentice furniture maker or cabinet maker

    Campuses
    • Thornlie

    Study Modes
    • On Campus

    Certificate III in Carpentry

    National ID CPC30220 | State ID BGB8

    Gain the building and construction skills to work as a domestic or commercial carpenter.

    Campuses
    • Mandurah
    • Rockingham
    • Thornlie

    Study Modes
    • Apprenticeship

    Certificate III in Civil Construction (Civil Construction General)

    National ID RII30920 | State ID AD00

    Gain the skills to become a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer or road construction worker.

    Campuses
    • Thornlie

    Study Modes
    • Apprenticeship