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Electrical Contractors Nominees Licence/Electrical Contractors Licence Course

State ID: 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:

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

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

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.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Thornlie Campus - Dates subject to demand

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
Where Thornlie Campus
How Short Course (Face to Face)
Short Course (Online)
Enquire now
You must have a WA Electrical License to study this course. Use the course enquiry form below to express your interest.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Work Ready Painting and Decorating Skill Set

State ID: 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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2

Thornlie Campus - No future dates at present

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 5 days
Where Thornlie Campus
How Classroom
Fee
Non-concession:
$404.40
Concession:
$96.09
Enquire now
Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Introduction to Furniture Making Skill Set

State ID: 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.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Thornlie Campus - October

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 10 weeks
Where Thornlie Campus
How Classroom
Fee
Non-concession:
$502.40
Concession:
$229.60
Enquire now
Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Restricted Plumbers Licence

State ID: S0096P

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:

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham Campus - All year round

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 1 day
Where Rockingham Campus
How Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Try A Trade (ABBTF)

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham Campus - No future dates at present

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Rockingham Campus
How Part Time
Enquire now
Short courses and skill set courses run subject to demand. Use the course enquiry form at the end of this page to enquire now.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Gas Safety

State ID: S0048P

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.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2

Rockingham Campus - 25 and 26 September

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 2 days
Where Rockingham Campus
How Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Rockingham Campus - 4 and 5 December

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 2 days
Where Rockingham Campus
How Part Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate II in Furniture Making (Cabinet Making/Furniture Making Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MSF20313 | State ID: AA45

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: 

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"You have to have the drive and passion to want to know how things go together"
Ashlee, Cabinet making lecturer

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Work placement

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite a number of days a week for several weeks.

[Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance, arranging PPE, etc]

Important information

One of the units of this course will be to obtain a white card which is a requirement to work onsite in the construction industry.
 

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Thornlie Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Thornlie Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

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

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB29

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: 

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Work placement

Work placement is a requirement for this course

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite a number of days a week for several weeks.

[Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance, arranging PPE, etc]

Important information

One of the units of this course will be to obtain a white card which is a requirement to work onsite in the construction industry.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Mandurah Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Mandurah Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Thornlie Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2

Mandurah Campus - Full TIme-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Mandurah Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Thornlie Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Floor Tiling Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB28

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: 

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Work placement

Work placement is a requirement for this course

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite a number of days a week for several weeks.

[Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance, arranging PPE, etc]

Important information

One of the units of this course will be to obtain a white card which is a requirement to work onsite in the construction industry.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Rockingham Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Rockingham Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Rockingham Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Rockingham Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades) (Wall and Ceiling Lining Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: 52824WA | State ID: AB27

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: 

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"University wasn't for me, I wanted a more practical environment"
Phil, Wall & Ceiling lining apprentice

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Work placement

Work placement is a requirement for this course

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace/worksite a number of days a week for several weeks.

[Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance, arranging PPE, etc]

Important information

One of the units of this course will be to obtain a white card which is a requirement to work onsite in the construction industry.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Rockingham Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Rockingham Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Rockingham Campus - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Rockingham Campus
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form.