Construction Trades Program FIRST YEAR (Partial Completion)

This program has been designed for all students that are unsure of what trade they would like to pursue as a career.  Skills will be learnt form the Electrical, Building and Plumbing trades.

Duration

33 weeks plus holiday block

Schedule

Wednesday 1pm-5pm

Prerequisites

Must provide a USI number at point of enrolment

What you learn

Skills required to work in the construction industry and provides an opportunity to learn a variety of skills that will provide a wide range of work and further study opportunities.

What you get

Skills from the Electrical, Building and Plumbing trades.
Contribution to VCE and VCAL

Materials to bring

Materials that are to be brought to class are to be purchased from the SWTAFE bookshop
Please refer to the attached PDF document outlining the required resources

Dress code

Solid enclosed footwear - NOT runners (steel capped boots are best)
Cotton clothing - NOT tracksuit pants / NO nylon
Long pants - Jeans are ideal but they MUST NOT have frayed edges
Long sleeved shirt or top

Contribution to the VCE

Students will receive credit for each 90 hours completed within each certificate.  The structure will provide:

  • Building and Construction: Unit 1&2 for VCE or 2 credits for VCAL
  • Plumbing: Unit 1 for VCE or 1 credit for VCL
  • Electrical Industry: Unit 1 for VCE or 1 credit for VCAL

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