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Infrastructure Ready Skill Set (Fee Free)

State ID: AE212

Build your future with skills in infrastructure

Gain the skills to prepare for a career in infrastructure projects, and pick up your White Card along the way!

You will learn the knowledge and skills to work safely in the civil construction industry, communicate effectively on work sites and plan work in relation to infrastructure activities.

This introduction is suitable for students who wish to enter the industry with no or limited experience.

Gain the skills to:

  • Follow work health and safety policies and procedures
  • Plan and organise work
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Communicate effectively in the work place
  • Operate small plant and equipment

  Students also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement with an employer that is arranged by South Metropolitan TAFE. 

Next course dates:

Students attend classes at Thornlie campus four days a week (Monday-Thursday) for the first three weeks. Week four consists of a work placement for five days. 

Thornlie: Monday 26 October to Friday 20 November or Monday 16 November to Friday 11 December.


smt_skillsready_txt.png This course can help you get ready for your first job, or re-skill quickly for jobs that are available as WA's economy recovers. This course is free for 15 to 24 year olds; or those who are receiving JobSeeker, JobKeeper, Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY payments; or concession cardholders. If you’re not eligible, you can pay the course fee to gain these skills and become highly employable. See the full eligibility list in the important information tab below. Find out more about the initiative

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
  • Educational English level equivalent to WA Year 10
  • Own work boots, long sleeved hi-vis shirt and work gloves
Job opportunities
  • Civil construction labourer and operator

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

Semester 2

Thornlie - Monday 26 October to Friday 20 November or Monday 16 November to Friday 11 December



Where Thornlie
How Part Time
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Page last updated October 21, 2020