The new Certificate II Building and Construction Pathways qualifications introduced in 2012 are now available as school-based traineeships (SBT). This means that you can be in paid employment as a trainee whilst completing your WACE in Year 11 and 12.You can select either the Trade or Para-professional pathway in the Cert II qualification for your traineeship.
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The Schools2Skills program for 2013 offers WA students an opportunity to begin a construction career whilst at school, completing 8 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 to the Fund for a scholarship of $250 upon successful completion of the Cert II B&C Pathways qualification. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
If you have left school and successfully complete a pre-apprenticeship in a recognised construction trade during 2013, the Construction Training Fund can provide you with a scholarship of $250 to help you along with your career.
John Forrest Senior High School and MPA Skills won the national School Pathways to VET Award at the Australian Training Awards in 2011.The joint venture program, based at the John Forrest SHS Trade Training Centre, provides students with pre-apprenticeship qualifications in Plumbing & Gasfitting or Painting and Decorating, with options for employment as a school based apprentice.Prime Minister Julia Gillard attended the official opening of the Trade Training Centre in 2010.
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!
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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