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From wallpapering feature walls to working at heights, the job always keeps you interested.

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.

Plan your study pathway in building and construction


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
S0049P S0049P Basic Combustion, Flueing and Exhaust Principles Short Course Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000012

The Gas Legislation and Safety course comprises three modules (Gas Standards Legislation, Gas Safety and  Basic Combustion, Fluing and Exhaust Principles), and two parts - Learning and Test

Learning is available online or on a face to face basis (whichever is most suitable for the individuals’ needs) and this ends with the test that is mandated by Energy Safety, the State regulator.

Learning
The online course is available to anyone who enrols and is self-paced, auto-marked and successful completion produces a letter for the student to bring to us, which enables them to take the test. The face to face course is available to anyone who enrols and is run from Rockingham campus on any Tuesday during teaching weeks only. Successful completion of the course enables the student to take the test.

Test 
The test can only be conducted on a face to face basis (Not available online) and is available from Rockingham campus on any Wednesday during teaching weeks only. Successful completion of the test enables students to apply for their restricted Class G permit through Energy Safety.

2019 Dates

  • Wednesday September 25 - Thursday September 26, 2019
  • Wednesday December 4 - Thursday December 5, 2019
     
CPC30111 D390 Bricklaying/Blocklaying Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000001, Building, Bricklaying, construction, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, carpentry, d390, cpc30111, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000008, Bricklaying and Blocklaying, apprenticeship, bricklayer, blocklayer, brick, block, layer

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying you will be ready for a certified trade career as a bricklayer or blocklayer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to lay bricks for domestic, commercial, and public buildings; construct arches, columns, feature walls, steps, stairs, curved walls, and ornamental panels; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

CPC50210-WA79 WA79 Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration) Diploma Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000003, Building, construction, builders, registration, build, builder's, builders', wa79, cpc50210, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000007, Q000003

Do you want to build a career from the foundations up to the ridge flashing?

When you complete the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) you will be ready for a career as a construction site manager, or (with additional experience) registered building practitioner.

Prospective applicants should already have (or have by course completion date) 7 years or more experience in the Building Industry.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to manage effectively in the building and construction industry, co-ordinating the construction of residential buildings, building and contract law, quantities and estimating, site safety, timber code, project management, building contracts, and workplace health and safety.

This course covers the academic requirement for registration as a builder with Building Services Board.

52824WA-AB25 AB25 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Brick and Block Laying Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah Campus
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000001, TAFEADM,Bricklayer, Blocklaying, building, construction, build, brick, block, laying, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, brickie, aa32, 52443wa, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000008, Bricklaying and Blocklaying, scaffolding, ab25, 52824wa, lateapp, repairing walls, arches, foundations, partitions, interpreting plans, measuring, scaffolding

Do you want an outdoor trades career with a chance of making great things?

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.

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • constructing and repairing walls, arches, foundations, 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
52824WA-AB31 AB31 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Carpentry and Joinery Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah Campus
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000003, TAFEADM, Carpenter, Joiner, Carpentry, Joinery, building, construction, build, wood, timber, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, aa38, 52443wa, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000002, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), ab31, 52824wa, lateapp, building industry, power tools, wall frames, installing flooring, interpreting plans, measuring, scaffolding

Could, should, wood! Nail a career in carpentry with this pre-apprenticeship 

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


You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry, in accordance with current building practices.

The course delivers skills in:

  • manual and power tool use 
  • construction of wall frames 
  • installing flooring 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety


The Mandurah, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses offer world-class facilities and are equipped with the latest technology.

52824WA-AB29 AB29 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Painting and Decorating Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Mandurah Campus
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000006, TAFEADM, Painting, Finishing, Decorating, Painter, building, construction, art, build, aa36, 52443wa, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Painting and Signcraft, paint, creative, interior design, decorator, decorating, ab29, 52824wa, lateapp

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

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

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the building industry: 

  • painting techniques 
  • interpreting plans 
  • preparing surfaces 
  • measuring 
  • calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety

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

South Metropolitan TAFE's Thornlie and Mandurah Campuses offer first rate, fully equipped, purpose-built workshops, where students get hands-on practice working in simulation rooms, using advanced equipment and the latest techniques.

52824WA-AB26 AB26 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Solid Plastering Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham Campus
TAFEADM,  plastering, building, solid, aa33, 52443wa, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000014, Solid Plastering, plaster, plasterer, ab26, 5284wa, , building, finishing trade, plasterer's, brick, block, concrete, timber, metal

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?


Many trades in the building industry revolve around structural work that is essential but largely out of sight. But as a so-called finishing trade, a plasterer’s work is on display for everyone to see.

A plasterer’s task is to cover surfaces such as:

  • Brick 
  • block 
  • concrete 
  • timber and
  • metal

They cover these surfaces prior to painting to make interiors and exteriors aesthetically pleasing.

 

 

52824WA-AB27 AB27 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Ceiling Lining Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham Campus
aa34, 52443wa, TAFE13, Q000000, TAFEADM,  Building and Construction, Q000016, Wall and Ceiling Lining, wall, scaffolding, ceiling, ab27, 52824w, lateapp, plasterboard, fixing battens, plastering compounds, interpreting plans

Do you want a trade that others look up to?


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


You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the wall and ceiling industry: 

  • installing and fixing plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings 
  • fixing battens 
  • mixing plastering compounds
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety
52824WA-AB28 AB28 Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000000, Q000010, TAFEADM, Tiling, Floor, Wall, building, construction, build, tiler, aa35, 52443wa, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Floor and Wall Tiling, tile, ab28, 52824wa, lateapp, ceramic, clay,slate, marble, glass tiles, interpreting plans, scaffolding, glass tile

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

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

You will gain the following knowledge and skills to work effectively in the tiling industry: 

  • laying ceramic, clay, slate, marble and glass tiles 
  • interpreting plans 
  • measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job 
  • working with scaffolding safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety
MSF31113 J739 Cabinet Making Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000002, Building, furniture, cabinet, cabinet maker, cabinet making, J739, msf31113, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), carpenter, joiner, carpentry, apprenticeship

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry, using hand and power tools, operating industrial machinery, CNC processing centres, producing angled and curved furniture, applying decorative surfaces, selecting timber, preparing surfaces, interpreting plans, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, and workplace health and safety.

CPC32011 D409 Carpentry and Joinery Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Mandurah Campus
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000003, Building, construction, wood, timber, carpenter, joiner, chippy, chippie, carpentry, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d409, cpc32011, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000002, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), apprenticeship

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.

RII30915 AZB0 Civil Construction Certificate III Part Time
Workplace
Thornlie Campus
civil, engineering, construction, q000000, q000004, azb0, rii30915, j667, rii30913, azbo,

Are you looking for a career in construction using the largest tools?

When you complete the Certificate III in Civil Construction you'll be building a career as a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer, or road construction worker.

Two different streams of this course are available at South Metropolitan TAFE, a "General" stream, and a "Pipe laying" stream.

South Metropolitan TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

The courses cover topics such as:

  • Safety on the work site
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Plant and machinery operation
  • Excavation
  • Levelling
  • Reading plans
  • Earthworks
  • Communication
  • Locate and protect underground services.

All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metro area

The Certificate III in Civil Construction is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

RII40715 AZC9 Civil Construction Supervision Certificate IV Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Thornlie Campus
civil, engineering, construction, q000000, q000004, azc9, rii40715, traineeship

Ready to build your career in civil construction?

A career in civil construction allows you to design and build complex structures such as major roads, sewer networks, even stadiums. When you complete this course you will be qualified to work in a supervisory position in civil construction.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills on how to be responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply management plans to the workplace.

GAA78 GAA78 Construction Apprenticeship Ready Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Q000003

This five-day short course will provide students with a taste of the Construction industry, as well as an opportunity to obtain a White Card.

Students will complete five-days of workshop training where they will obtain a White Card whilst learning about basic hand skills, how to mix mortar, how to handle a trowel and lay bricks and how to identify and use bricklaying tools and equipment. 

Successful completion of the course may lead to further apprenticeship studies in brick/blocklaying. 

Entrance requirements 
To be eligible for a Western Australian apprenticeship you must 
be either 
•an Australian citizen or have Australian citizenship
•be a permanent resident
•be the holder of a passport with Visa subclass 309, 310, 820,
826, 851; or
•be a dependant on a 457 Visa.
You MUST provide proof of your status at your first class, by showing either your Australian passport, Australian Citizenship Certificate, Australian Birth Certificate, Overseas Passport with Permanent Residency Visa or Visa subclass, Medicare Card, Commonwealth Health Care Card or Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.

Resource requirements Steel capped boots are mandatory for this course. We also suggest wearing work attire such as shorts or pants with a t-shirt. 
 

CPC20211-WB81 WB81 Construction Pathways (Building Maintenance) Certificate II Full Time
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000006, Painting, Finishing, Decorating, Painter, building, construction, art, build, paint, creative, interior design, decorator, decorating, wb81, cpc20211
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a range of manual labouring tasks on building and construction sites. You will learn about safe work practices, using equipment and tools and effective communication. You will also learn skills that will enable you to read plans, take measurements, concrete surfaces, prepare surfaces, prepare for various construction stages and organise your work.
UEESS00052 AB672 Data Communications - Install and Modify Performance Data Communication Structured Cabling Skill set Full Time
Thornlie Campus
Data, install, modify, communications, telcom, cabling, performance, fibre, optic, optical, telephone, cable, balga, Q000000, Q000015, UEENEEF105A, wc461, TAFE13

To enrol into this course you must already have an Open Cabling registration.
UEENEEF105A - Install and modify optical fibre performance data communication cabling.

On completion of this unit of competency the student will be able to register with any of the ACMA registrar for endorsement on fibre cabling.

The student will cover the installation and modification of high performance data communication optical fibre cabling in building and premises and intended for connection of a telecommunications network.

This course encompasses working safely and to standards, installing multiple data lines and backbones using optical fibre cabling, terminating at distributors, splices and on socket outlets, testing and compliance checks and completing cabling documentation.

The cost of the course will include the consumables and the student will be required to bring their own PPE (safety glasses and safety footwear). The students can bring their own hand tools but the college will provide otherwise.
 

GAA87 GAA87 Design and Size Consumer Gas Installations Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000012
S0010P S0010P Electrical Contractors Nominees Licence/Electrical Contractors Licence Course Short Course Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Electrical, contractor, contractors, Q000000, Q000009, pwa0022, TAFE13, ZZ000000, SMT0022, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Please visit the individual Unit pages for dates

UEE33011 A131 Electrical Fitting Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
T000000, T00000, electrical, electrotechnology, fitting, engineering, a131, uee33011, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, apprenticeship, wiring, install, apprenticeship

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge to manufacture, fit, assemble, erect, operate, test, fault find, alter, repair electrical equipment and includes electrical wiring work only if that work is associated with assembling, maintaining, terminating or altering the wiring between electrical components within a plant or machinery. You will learn to solve problem in d.c. circuits and in single and three phase low voltage machines, develop and connect electrical control circuits and use diagrams, standards, codes and specifications.

S0056P S0056P Electrical Requirements Short Course Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Electrical, contractor, contractors, Q000000, Q000009, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

  • Nominee component includes five days face to face
  • Business component includes online learning plus one day of assessment maximum six months to complete

Business and Nominee contractors courses can be completed separately.

To make a booking or any general enquiries please use the web form on this page.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

* Please note: If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A - Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 - Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 - Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B - General Legislative Requirements

Course materials required

Students are required to obtain the following materials prior to course commencement.

From South Metropolitan TAFE:
AS/NZS 3000 and all amendments
AS/NZS 3008.1.1
AS/NZS 3760
AS/NZS 3017

From State Law Publisher
ph 6552 6000
8.30am to 4.30pm
Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 and all amendments
Electricity Regulations 1947
WA Electrical Requirements
. This can be downloaded directly from http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/publications/wa-electrical-requirements-waer or call Energy Safety on 6251 2000, Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington WA 6107

Standards Australia are subject to change without notice and all students should check for the latest version and amendments at purchase.

S0056P 2019 Dates

  • Monday August 5 - Friday August 9, 2019
  • Monday September 16 - Friday September 20, 2019
  • Monday October 21 - Friday October 25, 2019
  • Monday November 18 - Friday November 22, 2019
S0057P S0057P Electrical Trade Revision Short Course Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
electrical, revision, electrician, Q000000, Q000009, ZZ000000,

The Electrical Trade Revision course is for 4th year apprentices. The aim of the course is to provide apprentices the opportunity to review and revise the electrical principles and essential performance criteria they have covered in the past 4 years.

The following subjects are covered:

  • Technical Standards
  • Installation testing and isolation procedures
  • Maximum demand
  • Cable selection
  • Circuit protection
  • Appliance testing
  • Electrical theory

 

UEE22011-AA41 AA41 Electrotechnology (Career Start) (Electrotechnology Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
T000000, T000001, TAFEADM,  Tafefull, Electrical, Electrician, electronics, build, building, wb60, aa41, uee22011, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, sparky, instrumentation, electrical servicing, construction industry, power tools, interpret drawings, electronic measurements, solder components

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 electrical, instrumentation or electrical servicing trades.

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to:

  • work effectively in the construction industry
  • use hand and power tools
  • interpret drawings
  • take electrical and electronic measurements
  • solder components
  • workplace health and safety
UEE30811 A123 Electrotechnology Electrician Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus
T000000, T000001, electrical, electrotechnology, electronics, engineering, pc, computer, a123, uee30811, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000009, Electrical and Electrotechnology, electrician, sparky, license, apprenticeship

Are you looking for an electrical career and current skills?

When you complete the Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician you'll be looking at a career as a licensed electrician (additional requirements apply).

You will gain the knowledge and practical skills to work effectively in the construction industry, installing low voltage wiring, switchgear and appliances, arrange and connect circuits, troubleshoot and problem solve apparatus and circuits, using hand and power tools, interpreting drawings, taking electrical and electronic measurements, and workplace health and safety.

S0058P S0058P Establishing a Contracting Business Short Course Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie Campus
Electrical, contractor, contractors, Q000000, Q000009, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

  • Nominee component includes five days face to face
  • Business component includes online learning plus one day of assessment maximum six months to complete

Business and Nominee contractors courses can be completed separately.

To make a booking or any general enquiries please use the web form on this page.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

* Please note: If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A - Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 - Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 - Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B - General Legislative Requirements

Course materials required

Students are required to obtain the following materials prior to course commencement.

From South Metropolitan TAFE:
AS/NZS 3000 and all amendments
AS/NZS 3008.1.1
AS/NZS 3760
AS/NZS 3017

From State Law Publisher
ph 6552 6000
8.30am to 4.30pm
Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 and all amendments
Electricity Regulations 1947
WA Electrical Requirements
. This can be downloaded directly from http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/publications/wa-electrical-requirements-waer or call Energy Safety on 6251 2000, Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington WA 6107

Standards Australia are subject to change without notice and all students should check for the latest version and amendments at purchase.

S0058P 2019 Dates

Thursday August 1, 2019 - Friday January 31, 2020

MSF20313-AA45 AA45 Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000002, TAFEADM, Build, building, construction, wood, cabinet, furnishing, woodwork, furniture, timber, Cabinet making, aa45, msf20313, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Carpentry and Joinery (Furniture Trades), carpentry, chippy, carpenter, joiner, lateapp, furniture maker, cabinet maker, power tools, preparing surfaces, interpreting plans, measuring

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.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry by: 

  • 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.

CPC32713 J789 Gas Fitting Certificate III Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Gas, Gasfitting, Gas Fitting, Gas Fitter, Gas Appliances, Plumbing, Contractor, Class G Gas Permit, TAFE03

This course is designed for people who are already working in an allied trade and have pre-existing skills. All students must already hold a Gas Fitting Permit to Work Under Supervision from Energy Safety WA (SMTAFE can arrange this) Students will need to record 250 hours of Gas Fitting with a Licensed Gas Fitter in WA as per Energy Safety requirements before they will be issued a permit to work unsupervised. These hours can be accumulated as soon as an individual has a Gas Fitting Permit to Work Under Supervision and are not required for the completion of the Certificate III.

People completing the course will have the skillset needed to work competently as a G class permit holder on all NG and LPG gas installations in WA and can apply to Energy Safety WA for a G class permit to work unsupervised as soon as they have recorded 250 hours.

S0048P S0048P Gas Safety Short Course Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000012

The Gas Legislation and Safety course comprises three modules (Gas Standards Legislation, Gas Safety and  Basic Combustion, Fluing and Exhaust Principles), and two parts - Learning and Test

Learning is available online or on a face to face basis (whichever is most suitable for the individuals’ needs) and this ends with the test that is mandated by Energy Safety, the State regulator.

Learning
The online course is available to anyone who enrols and is self-paced, auto-marked and successful completion produces a letter for the student to bring to us, which enables them to take the test. The face to face course is available to anyone who enrols and is run from Rockingham campus on any Tuesday during teaching weeks only. Successful completion of the course enables the student to take the test.

Test 
The test can only be conducted on a face to face basis (Not available online) and is available from Rockingham campus on any Wednesday during teaching weeks only. Successful completion of the test enables students to apply for their restricted Class G permit through Energy Safety.
 

2019 Dates

  • Wednesday September 25 - Thursday September 26, 2019
  • Wednesday December 4 - Thursday December 5, 2019
S0047P S0047P Gas Standards Legislation Short Course Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000012

The Gas Legislation and Safety course comprises three modules (Gas Standards Legislation, Gas Safety and  Basic Combustion, Fluing and Exhaust Principles), and two parts - Learning and Test

Learning is available online or on a face to face basis (whichever is most suitable for the individuals’ needs) and this ends with the test that is mandated by Energy Safety, the State regulator.

Learning
The online course is available to anyone who enrols and is self-paced, auto-marked and successful completion produces a letter for the student to bring to us, which enables them to take the test. The face to face course is available to anyone who enrols and is run from Rockingham campus on any Tuesday during teaching weeks only. Successful completion of the course enables the student to take the test.

Test 
The test can only be conducted on a face to face basis (Not available online) and is available from Rockingham campus on any Wednesday during teaching weeks only. Successful completion of the test enables students to apply for their restricted Class G permit through Energy Safety.

2019 Dates

  • Enrolments can occur through the year.
  • Students must attend campus for final test.
  • Participants should allow 1.5 days but completion is usually achieved in 1 day
  • Courses are generally held on Tuesdays after sufficient enrolments occur
  • Dates are subject to flexible scheduling and individual circumstances
S0059P S0059P General Legislative Requirements Short Course Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie Campus
Electrical, contractor, contractors, Q000000, Q000009, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

  • Nominee component includes five days face to face
  • Business component includes online learning plus one day of assessment maximum six months to complete

Business and Nominee contractors courses can be completed separately.

To make a booking or any general enquiries please use the web form on this page.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

* Please note: If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A - Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 - Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 - Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B - General Legislative Requirements

Course materials required

Students are required to obtain the following materials prior to course commencement.

From South Metropolitan TAFE:
AS/NZS 3000 and all amendments
AS/NZS 3008.1.1
AS/NZS 3760
AS/NZS 3017

From State Law Publisher
ph 6552 6000
8.30am to 4.30pm
Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 and all amendments
Electricity Regulations 1947
WA Electrical Requirements
. This can be downloaded directly from http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/publications/wa-electrical-requirements-waer or call Energy Safety on 6251 2000, Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington WA 6107

Standards Australia are subject to change without notice and all students should check for the latest version and amendments at purchase.

S0059P 2019 Dates

  • Monday July 1, 2019 - Friday December 31, 2019
  • Thursday August 1, 2019 - Tuesday January 31, 2020
GAA36 GAA36 Grid Connect Design and Install Clean Energy Council Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Grid, Connect, PV, Battery, Storage, Photovoltaic, installations, installer, solar, SMT0154, electrical, electrician, Q000000, Q000009,  ZZ000000, GAA36,

The course runs for 5 consecutive days and contains theoretical and practical components and assessments. Over the five days students will cover the required Australian Standards and Clean Energy Council Guidelines for accredited Installers and Designers.

The course consists of three units:

  • UEENEEK125A Solve basic problems in photovoltaic energy apparatus and systems
  • UEENEEK135A Design grid connected photovoltaic power supply systems
  • UEENEEK148A Install, configure and commission LV grid connected photovoltaic power systems

On successful completion of units K125A and K135A a student may register as a Clean Energy Council accredited Grid Connect Designer.

On successful completion of K125 and K148 a student may register as a Clean Energy Council accredited Installer.

A student who completes all three units successfully may apply for accreditation as an accredited CEC Installer and Designer.

Prospective students must have a WA Electrical licence to complete all three units. If you have an electrical engineering background and no EW licence you will be only eligible to complete the two design units.

2019 Dates

  • Monday July 29, 2019
  • Monday October 21, 2019
  • Monday November 25, 2019

 

GAA97 GAA97 Introduction to Furniture Making Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Q000002, Furniture, making, gaa97,

The introduction to Furniture Making Skill Set is suitable for participants wishing to gain basic furniture and cabinet making skills. Participants will be taught the set up and safe use of a wide variety of furniture/cabinet making hand tools and power tools to construct a Spice Rack Cabinet, complete with two doors and an adjustable shelf. Participants will also learn how to prepare all surfaces of this project in readiness for applying a finish. Students who successfully complete this course could continue their studies with a pre-apprenticeship and/or apprenticeship in the furniture and cabinet making field Units: MSMWHS200 Work safely (AWC15) MSFFM2001 Use furniture making sector hand and power tools (WI410) MSFFF2004 Prepare surfaces for finishing (WI316)

2019 Dates

  • Friday July 26 - Friday September 27, 2019
  • Friday October 11 - Friday December 13, 2019
MEM30805 W243 Locksmithing Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Kwinana Campus
Locksmithing. locksmith, keys, locks,W243, TAFE03, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000003, General Construction, apprenticeship

 

Are you ready for a secure career that truly opens doors?

When you complete the Certificate III in Locksmithing you'll be looking at a career as a licensed locksmith.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to work in the locksmithing industry, including assembling and installing manual and electronic locks, perform site security surveys, and develop and install master key systems.

S0060P S0060P Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements Short Course Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Electrical, contractor, contractors, Q000000, Q000009, ecl, S0010P

Full Electrical Contractors Course

To be eligible you must hold a current electrical workers licence, restricted licence is not acceptable.

The full electrical contractors course includes both nominee and business components.

  • Nominee component includes five days face to face
  • Business component includes online learning plus one day of assessment maximum six months to complete

Business and Nominee contractors courses can be completed separately.

To make a booking or any general enquiries please use the web form on this page.

Course content

This Electrical Licensing Board-approved course provides theoretical and practical training and is designed to enhance participants’ existing skill sets. The program will not only build upon your current electrical trade studies, it will also improve and refresh your knowledge of:

• statutory requirements (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• legislation and process (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• inspection and testing of electrical installation work (Electrical Contractors Nominees/In-house Licence) 
• business task management and monitoring business operations (Electrical Contractors Licence)*

* Please note: If you are not working within an electrical contracting company, a person other than an electrical contractor may hold the business aspect of the licence. In this case, the electrical work will only be completed, under that aspect of the licence, by an electrician employed by that company and nominated by that same employer as the Nominees/In-house Licence holder.

Electrical Contractors Licence course consists of four mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 Electrical Requirements
  • S0058P  EA102 Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B General Legislative Requirements

Electrical Contractors Nominees / In-house Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0060P  EA103A - Operation (Electrical) Legislative Requirements
  • S0056P  WAE100 - Electrical Requirements

Electrical Contractors Business Licence course consists of two mandatory units.

  • S0058P  EA102 - Establishing a Contracting Business
  • S0059P  EA103B - General Legislative Requirements

Course materials required

Students are required to obtain the following materials prior to course commencement.

From South Metropolitan TAFE:
AS/NZS 3000 and all amendments
AS/NZS 3008.1.1
AS/NZS 3760
AS/NZS 3017

From State Law Publisher
ph 6552 6000
8.30am to 4.30pm
Electrical (Licencing) Regulations 1991 and all amendments
Electricity Regulations 1947
WA Electrical Requirements
. This can be downloaded directly from http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/publications/wa-electrical-requirements-waer or call Energy Safety on 6251 2000, Level 1, 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington WA 6107

Standards Australia are subject to change without notice and all students should check for the latest version and amendments at purchase.

S0060P 2019 Dates

  • Monday August 5 - Friday August 9, 2019
  • Monday September 16 - Friday September 20, 2019
  • Monday October 21 - Friday October 25, 2019
  • Monday November 18 - Friday November 22, 2019
S0038P S0038P PVC Pipe Handling and Installation Short Course Part Time
Rockingham Campus
0512SHORT1, pvc, pipe, laying, water corp, water, corporation, Q000000, Q000012, Q000004, smt0056, s0038p,

This course is a Water Corporation of WA accredited program, for operatives in the civil and construction areas working on land development projects where PVC pipe laying is required.

The accredited program provides essential knowledge and practical skills for PVC Pipe layers. The course provides updated theory provided by the Water Corporation to address new requirements. Assessment methods include theory and practical assessing.

Candidates must be over 18 years of age.

2019 Dates

Monday 14 October 2019

GAA58 GAA58 Painters Registration - Business and Estimating Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000006, painter, painters, painting, decorating, registration, building, painter's, painters', yw10, yw1o, TAFE13, Construction, Signcraft, license, licence, ZZ000000 smt0147, GAA58

There are two units of the Course in Painters Registration included in this short course.

AUL08 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business (BSBSMB401)

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify and comply with all regulations affecting the business. It applies to individuals operating a small business who use analytical skills to interpret legislation and regulations and develop procedures to manage compliance.

W9241 Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects (CPCCBC4004A)

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins. Knowledge of physical resource and supplier identification, assessment of the availability of and requirements for skilled labour and application of appropriate codes, regulations and approvals gaining processes is essential.

Participants must have previous experience in the painting industry and be seeking licensing with the Building Commission.

Completion of all four units from the Course in Painters Registration will satisfy requirements for licensing.

For Business and Estimating

  • BSBSMB401 AUL08 Establish Legal and Risk Management Requirements of Small Business (CBT)
  • CPCCBC4004A W9241 Identify and Produce Estimated Costs for Building and Construction Projects (CBT)

For Prepare Surfaces and Wallpapering

  • CPCCPD3021A D7385 Prepare Surfaces for Painting (CBT)
  • 82985 PRB Colour and Wallpapering (CBT)

The Course in Painters Registration will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work as a contractor in the painting and decorating industry. You will learn about surface preparation, coating systems, colour theory and wallpapering techniques. You will also learn how to estimate costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites and understand the practice of running a painting and decorating business.

2019 Dates

  • Online study
  • Intensive (5 days full-time)
  • Evenings (2 nights a week for 16 weeks)
  • Online has continuous enrolments
  • For the latest dates for Intensive or Evening, contact SMTAFE on 1800 001 001
GAA61 GAA61 Painters Registration - Prepare Surface for Painting and Colour and Wallpapering Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000006, painter, painters, painting, decorating, registration, building, painter's, painters', yw10, yw1o, TAFE13, Construction, Signcraft, license, licence, ZZ000000, smt0144, GAA61

This short course covers two units from the Course in Painters Registration.

D7385 Prepare surfaces for painting (CPCCPD3021A)

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to restore, repair and prepare different material surfaces for the application of paint.The unit includes planning and preparation for the work, preparation of new or uncoated surfaces, preparation of previously coated surfaces, preparation of previously wallpapered surfaces for painting and completion of clean-up activities.

82985 PRB colour and wallpapering (82985)

2019 Dates

Ongoing enrolments for online study

CPC30611 D395 Painting and Decorating Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000006, Building, painting, art, d395, cpc30611, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Painting and Signcraft, interior design, apprenticeship, paint, feature, creative, decorating, decorator, colour

Do you want to apply the finishing touches and colours to bring buildings to life?

When you complete the Certificate III in Painting and Decorating you will be ready for a certified trade career as a painter and decorator.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work with all manner of painting and decorating materials, prepare and protect surfaces, colour match, interpret plans, and apply Work Health and Safety requirements.

CPC32413 J787 Plumbing Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham Campus
T000000, T000004, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, CPC32411, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, j787, apprenticeship

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, how to safely install, alter, and repair pipe work services and appliances to suit domestic, commercial and industrial needs, cold and hot water supply, gas supply, sewage, waste and rainwater disposal, how to install and repair roofing, gutters and drain pipes, and how to make buildings waterproof, and workplace health and safety.

South Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

52700WA-AA40 AA40 Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II Full Time
Rockingham Campus
T000000, T000004, TAFEADM, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, aa40, 52700wa, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, gasfitter, lateapp, roof plumber, power tools, oxy-acetylene, arc weld, sheet metal

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 plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the following 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

South Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

GAA40 GAA40 Plumbing Contracting Licensing (Business) Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Bentley Campus
Rockingham Campus
Q000000, Q000012, plumbing, license, J497short, CPC40912, plumbers, contracting, contractor, contractors, licensing, smt0141, j497, Gaa40, GAA41,

Pre requisites
Must have completed a plumbing trade qualification.

Books (Note: All books apart from the Regulations/Standards are included in the fees)
Business:
• ISBN: (9781921734045) BSBSMB401A Textbook Establish Business Legal Requirements
• ISBN: (2770000021524) BCPCM4002A Estimate & Cost Plumbing Theory Notes
• IBSN: (2770000021517) BCPCM4001A Carry Out Risk Control Processes Theory Notes

Regulations/Standards:
• Health Regulations Standards Act ISBN: (RKH028) Treatment of Sewerage, Disposal of Effluent & Liquid Wastes
• Water Regulations Standards ISBN: (RKP 097) Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000
• AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing Code ISBN: 2770000019835 2015 Edition

  • Business Units Self Paced (mainly online, plus two days mandatory attendance) - 12 weeks

2019 Dates

You may enrol anytime for this 12 week long course. There are mandatory attendance dates at campus below with the rest of the study to be done at home.

Thursday 24 and Friday 25 October, 2019

  • Work based risk control processes
  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • Estimate and cost work
GAA41 GAA41 Plumbing Contracting Licensing (Specialist) Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Bentley Campus
Rockingham Campus
Q000012

The following theory components of the course require you to complete a workbook for each. You will be required to present these completed workbooks on the commencement of each theory class.
• Drainage
• Sanitary
• Backflow
• Water Supply

Pre requisites
Must have completed a plumbing trade qualification.

Books (Note: All books apart from the Regulations/Standards are included in the fees)

Drainage Units:
• ISBN: (9781742058115) CPCPDR4013A BC1909 Domestic Treatment plant Disposal Systems
• ISBN: (9781742058139) CPCPDR4011A BC1911 Sanitary Drainage systems.

Backflow Units:
• ISBN: (9781742058108) CPCPWT4012A BC1908

Commission & Maintain Backflow Prevention Devices Sanitary Units:
• ISBN: (9781742058054) CPCPSN4011A BC1901

Design and size sanitary plumbing system Water Units:
• ISBN: (9781742056951) CPCPWT4011A BC1907 Design and size Heated and cold water Services and system
• ISBN: (9781742058122) CPCPWT4003A BC1910 Commission and maintain Heated Water Temperature

Regulations/Standards:
• Health Regulations Standards Act ISBN: (RKH028) Treatment of Sewerage, Disposal of Effluent & Liquid Wastes
• Water Regulations Standards ISBN: (RKP 097) Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000
• AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing Code ISBN: 2770000019835 2015 Edition

2019 Dates

All courses are run on an "as needed basis" and are subject to sufficient numbers of participants

Drainage
  • Monday 7 to Friday 18 October, 2019
Sanitary
  • Monday 28 October to  – Friday 1 November, 2019
Backflow
  • Monday 11 to Wednesday 13 November, 2019
Water Supply
  • Thursday 14 to Thursday 21 November, 2019
Assessment Re-sit
  • Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 November, 2019
S0096P S0096P Restricted Plumbers Licence Short Course Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000012

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to obtain a restricted licence from the Plumbing Licensing Board.

A Restricted Plumbing Licence qualifies the holder to remove and replace water heaters and disconnecting, removing, installing and reconnecting compression unions, temperature/pressure relief valves and expansion control valves.

Scope of work authorised under a restricted plumbing permit:

There are two criteria for determining the type of plumbing work permitted to be carried out by the holder of a restricted plumbing permit.

Criteria 1

The plumbing work to be carried out must only be in the course of:

a. removing a water heater; or
b. removing and reinstalling a water heater; or
c. replacing a water heater.

Criteria 2

The work to be carried out is limited to disconnecting, removing, installing and reconnecting:

a. a compression union;
b. a temperature/pressure relief valve; or
c. an expansion control valve.

Only licensed electrical workers and licensed gasfitters are eligible to obtain a restricted plumbing permit.

CPC32612 J493 Roof Plumbing Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000000, Q000003, T000000, T000004, metal, Plumbing, Gasfitting, Plumber, building, construction, gas, j493, cpc32612,, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas, apprenticeship

Do you want a trades career working outdoors with a view?

When you complete the Certificate III in Roof Plumbing you will be ready for a career as a roof plumber.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the roof plumbing and services industry, using hand and power tools, cutting and joining sheet metal, arc welding, installing roof components, interpreting plans, measuring, calculating the right amount of materials for the job, working with scaffolding safely at heights, and workplace health and safety.

GAA37 GAA37 Service Type A Gas Appliances Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000000, Q000012, SERVICE, TYPE A, GAS, GASFITTING, SERVICING, ENERGY, SAFETY, PERMIT, wf908, j497, CPC40912, cpcpgs4022A, Q000000, Q000012, gaa37,

Applicants must hold a G Class gas permit from Energy Safety W.A.

This course will train and assess students in the skills and knowledge required to competently service Type A gas appliances.

Students completing this course can apply to Energy Safety W.A. to have 'Servicing' endorsed on their G Class permit.

Students will need to conduct self-directed computer based training using Blackboard.

Course Outline:

  • basic electrical theory 
  • characteristics of electromotive force (EMF) 
  • characteristics of fuses
  • circuit breakers
  • residual current devices and earthing systems 
  • combustion characteristics and effects 
  • conduction 
  • current flow 
  • ignition systems 
  • insulation 
  • isolation procedures 
  • Ohm's law 
  • burners and burner adjustment 
  • characteristics of conversion from one gas type to another 
  • classification of appliances and identification of related components 
  • electrical safety, including isolation procedures and requisite precautions 
  • gas appliance regulators 
  • gas appliance thermostats 
  • gas safety, including:
  • combustion characteristics and effects 
  • isolation procedures 
  • job safety analysis (JSA) and safe work method statements (SWMS) 
  • operation of flame failure systems used in Type A gas appliances

2019 Dates

Day blocks

Monday August 5 - Friday August 16, 2019

Night classes

Thursday July 25 - Thursday December 12, 2019 (16:00 to 20:00)

CPC31011 D399 Solid Plastering Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000000, Q000001, Building, construction, plasterer, plastering, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d399, cpc31011, TAFE13, Building and Construction, Q000014, Solid Plastering, apprenticeship

Do you want a career in a trade that has everything covered?

When you complete the Certificate III in Solid Plastering you will be ready for a certified trade career as a solid plasterer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to finish floors, walls and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters; construct decorative mouldings, textured finishes, and ornamental restorations; interpret plans; and apply WHS requirements.

S0062P S0062P Testing and Tagging - Using a Portable Appliance Tester Short Course Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham Campus
Q000009
S0063P S0063P Testing and Tagging of Portable RCD's Short Course Part Time
Self Paced
Rockingham Campus
Q000009
RII31615 AZG1 Trenchless Technology Certificate III Part Time
Workplace
Thornlie Campus
civil, engineering, construction, q000000, q000004, azg1, rii31615, trenchless, technology,

South Metropolitan TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

The courses cover topics such as:

  • Safety on the work site
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Plant and machinery operation
  • Excavation
  • Levelling
  • Reading plans
  • Earthworks
  • Communication
  • Locate and protect underground services.

All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metro area

This Qualification is only available as a Traineeship. To study as a Trainee, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation. Please see the Apprenticeships/Traineeships section for more information.

S0081P S0081P Try A Trade (ABBTF) Short Course Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000008
S0079P S0079P Try A Trade (Construction Training Fund) Short Course Part Time
Mandurah Campus
Rockingham Campus
Q000003
CPC31211 D401 Wall and Ceiling Lining Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000000, Q000001, building, construction, plasterer, plastering, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d401, cpc31211, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000016, Wall and Ceiling Lining, ceiling, apprenticeship

Do you want to build a lifetime career that others will look up to?

When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and ceiling liner.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to fix plasterboard sheets to walls and ceilings; mix plastering compounds; install suspended ceilings; construct bulkheads; interpret plans; and apply WHS requirements.

CPC31311 D402 Wall and Floor Tiling Certificate III Apprenticeship
Part Time
Rockingham Campus
Q000000, Q000001, Building, construction, tiler, tiling, wall, floor, roof, plumbing, woodwork, wood, wood work, bricklaying, carpentry, d402, cpc31311, TAFE13, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000010, Floor and Wall Tiling, apprenticeship

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling you will be ready for a certified trade career as a wall and floor tiler.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to lay tiles for domestic, commercial, and public buildings; tile curved surfaces and domestic pools; mosaics and decorative tiling; interpret plans; and apply work health and safety requirements.

BSB60615 AVR0 Work Health and Safety Advanced Diploma Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000005, V000000, safety, oh&s, os&h, ohs, whs, wh&s, health, occupational, avr0, avro, bsb60615, TAFE13, R000000, Business and Finance, R000024, Work Health and Safety, work, osh, q000019, crises management, incidents, manager, safety, expert, WHS performance, audits, management systems, data

Do you have what it takes for an in-demand career managing workplace safety?

When you complete the Advanced Diploma of Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a WHS manager. This course provides you with the depth of knowledge to operate as a manager in the safety industry, or as a safety expert in any industry.

Gain these skills:

  • develop and implement WHS management systems
  • evaluate WHS performance
  • conduct audits
  • investigate incidents
  • analyse data
  • develop crisis management processes
BSB41415 AVW3 Work Health and Safety Certificate IV Full Time
Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000005, V000000, safety, oh&s, os&h, ohs, whs, wh&s, health, occupational, avw3, bsb41415, TAFE13, R000000, R000024, osh, work, q000019

Do you have what it takes to step into an in-demand career in workplace safety?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a work health and safety officer, or WHS coordinator.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in a number of industries, assisting with legal compliance, hazard identification, risk assessment, claims management, implementing management systems, emergency procedures, and return-to-work programs.

Online studies enrolments in this course are available flexible / anytime, ongoing throughout the year. 

 

BSB51315 AVV6 Work Health and Safety Diploma Part Time
Self Paced
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000005, V000000, safety, oh&s, os&h, ohs, wh&s, whs, health, occupational, avv6, bsb51315, TAFE13, R000000, R000024, work, osh, aw6, q000019

Do you have what it takes to step into an in-demand career managing workplace safety?

When you complete the Diploma of Work Health and Safety you can expect to be a valued addition to any organisation as a compliance officer, or WHS manager.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to coordinate and maintain a WHS system or program, investigate incidents, manage risks, manage and improve employee health and wellness across your workplace, improve legislative compliance, productivity, efficiency, and morale.

Entrance Requirements:

Completion of BSB41415 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety or the 5 core units listed below.  Equivalent competencies are predecessors to the following units which have been mapped as equivalent:

  • BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
  • BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
  • BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents

Online studies enrolments in this course are available flexible / anytime, ongoing throughout the year.

GAA98 GAA98 Work Ready Painting and Decorating Skill Set Skill set Part Time
Thornlie Campus
Q000000, Q000006, Painting, Finishing, Decorating, Painter, building, construction, art, build, Signcraft, paint, creative, interior, design, decorator, gaa98,

This five-day short course will provide students with a taste of the Painting industry, as well as an opportunity to obtain a White Card.

Due to the nature of the course activities, all participants of this course will need to wear work attire suitable for workshop environment.

2019 Dates

  • There are presently no dates available for semester two
  • Last run Monday June 17 - Friday June 21, 2019

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