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52893WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Mortar Trades Pre-apprenticeship)

52893WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Mortar Trades Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID 52893WA State ID AD11
Explore diverse trades and expand your horizons

Dive into brick and block laying, solid plastering, tiling, and wall/ceiling lining with this comprehensive course.

Gain the skills employers seek in mortar trades apprentices. Open the door to a career where everything is covered.

Picture of a person using a trowel to put cement on a brick wall mid construction

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Study Mode On Campus.

Many trades in the building industry revolve around structural work that is essential but largely out of sight. The mortar trades, also called finishing trades, include all you can see, such as brick and blocklaying, solid plastering, wall and floor tiling and wall and ceiling lining. This course allows you to get a taste of each of these trades, plus the safety and building constriction industry basic tool knowledge to begin a career in mortar trades.

Study in specialist facilities

Rockingham campus features modern workshops with tools and equipment you will find on any work site. Demonstration areas include spaces where entire formwork and housing can be built, with special wet areas dedicated to solid plastering, ceiling and tiling applications, plumbing pit, gas and electrical stages. Our timber workshop includes multiple lathes and saws for large scale construction.

  • constructing and repairing walls, arches, foundations, and partitions 
  • levelling and covering surfaces
  • basic wall tiling and concreting
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights
  • workplace health and safety
  • Able to use plans to measure and follow instructions
  • Able to do basic maths calculations
  • Physical fitness to allow for moving equipment on site
  • Can communicate well with customers and other tradespeople on site
  • Attention to detail

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