Forget about a general, run-of-the-mill Cert II in Business for your WACE. Check out the Cert II Building & Construction Business (Para-professional) qualification and learn about the business principles in the construction industry. This can open up lots of opportunities if you're seeking a non-trade career in the construction industry. Think about Estimating, Scheduling and Contracts Administration. Or Account Management and Client Liaison. Think outside the square!
If you're an apprentice or trainee in a construction trade here in WA, make a short clip on your phone about what you think is great about being an apprentice tradie and upload it to the tradiesshorts.com.au websiteYou can win a ColesMyer voucher of up to $500 if your clip gets the most votes on line or if it gets the judges pick.Get to it and show us your shorts
If you have left school and successfully complete a pre-apprenticeship in a recognised construction trade, the Construction Training Fund can provide you with a scholarship of $250 to help you along with your career.
When you successfully complete one of the recognised Cert II building and construction qualifications as part of your WACE, you can apply to the Construction Training Fund for a scholarship of $250.
Construction tradies learn and develop skills and knowledge to build, repair and maintain a shedload of structures during an apprenticeship. But it is the skills they learned at school which help them succeed during an apprenticeship and as a business owner in the construction industry.
If you're a Year 10 student interested in a career in WA's construction industry, you should be doing a Try-A-Trade course this year.The Try-A-Trade course is around three full school days and you'll definitely get hands-on in up to three trade areas like tiling, bricklaying, carpentry, painting or plumbing. It won't cost you a cent!
The Construction Training Fund has a range of scholarships - up to $250 in value - available to help you along with your career in the building and construction industry. There are scholarships for WACE students and full-time pre-apprenticeship students in construction qualifications.
The Cert II B&C Pathways qualification offers WA students an opportunity to begin a construction career at school and complete 4 units towards WACE in the process! Schools can apply to the Construction Training Fund for up to $150 per enrolled student to reduce costs associated with safety gear for work placement and students can apply for a scholarship of $250 upon successful completion. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details
Civil construction is the very foundation of the building and construction industry and here's your chance to become part of it. The all new Cert II Civil Construction VET in Schools program starts in 2015. Talk to your careers coordinator about it today!
Western Australia's construction industry is BIG!Our homes, roads, bridges, schools, shops, hospitals and sporting facilities don't plan, design, build and maintain themselves. It takes a whole industry of skilled people to bring this all to life for the shelter, security, leisure and convenience we require in our daily lives.This website contains a variety of information that can help you plan a dynamic and exciting career in the one industry with no limits - WA's construction industry!
The new Cert II Trades Pathway gives you a choice of up to 11 different tradesThe Year 11 component pulls together training common to 11 different trades, allowing you to specialise in a single trade area for Year 12.Too easy - and you still get credit for WACE
Visit our new You Tube channel and meet some of the people who have built careers in Western Australia's building and construction industry. We've added some special features about people and different parts of the industry to keep you well informed. Pay us a visit and subscribe!
Jake Hall has a world wide reputation as a highly skilled tradesman, with an international award to prove it.He competed in the Wall and Floor Tiling category against apprentices from 19 other countries at the 41st International WorldSkills Competition in London, during October 2011. Congratulations on an outstanding effort! We are planning to feature more of Jake's WorldSkills story in the near future.
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