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Introduction

The Construction Training Fund has a range of scholarships available to assist in the development of careers in building and construction.

Schools2Skills Certificate II VETiS Scholarship program

CTF is offering up to 200 scholarships to the value of $10,000 for WACE students who are seeking an apprenticeship or employment in the building and construction industry when they leave school.

The Scholarship offers students the best opportunities for pathways into employment within the building and construction industry.

Students awarded a scholarship will be supported during Years 11 and 12 in one of the following qualifications studied as part of their WACE

  • Certificate II Building and Construction - Trades Pathway (52824WA)
  • Certificate II Building and Construction - Construction Business Pathway (52825WA)
  • Certificate II Plumbing (52700WA)

The scholarship covers

  • Tuition and RTO enrolment costs
  • Safety equipment and clothing
  • Work experience
  • Regular mentoring by industry personnel
  • Specialist workshops about building and construction
  • Career advice
  • Meetings with industry employers

The Scholarship program is open to current Year 10 students who will be commencing Year 11 WACE in 2018. Students interested in applying for the Scholarship will need to include contact details of a parent/guardian and school/nominator referee.

Download the information brochure for more details and apply online before 30 October 2017.

VETiS and Pre-apprenticeship scholarships - $250

Students who successfully complete a recognised Certificate II Building and Construction qualification as part of their full-time WACE studies can apply to the Construction Training Fund for a $250 scholarship.

The qualifications included through VETiS are

  • Certificate II Building and Construction - Trades Pathway (52824WA)
  • Certificate II Building and Construction - Construction Business Pathway (52825WA)
  • Certificate II Civil Construction (RII20715)
  • Certificate II Plumbing (52700WA)

The qualifications included via full-time pre-apprenticeship enrolment are

  • Certificate II Building and Construction - Trades Pathway (52824WA)
  1. Brick & Blocklaying
  2. Carpentry & Joinery
  3. Solid Plastering
  4. Wall & Floor Tiling
  5. Painting & Decorating
  6. Wall & Ceiling Lining
  • Certificate II Building and Construction - Construction Business Pathway (52825WA)
  • Certificate II Civil Construction (RII20715)
  • Certificate II Plumbing (52700WA)
  • Certificate II Electrotechnology (UEE22011) Electrical, Career Start
  • Certificate II in Engineering (MEM20105) Refrigeration & Airconditioning

Apply online or download and complete the application form and send it in within 12 months of completing your qualification.

Schools2Skills - $150 towards PPE

The Construction Training Fund provides funding of up to $150 per student towards PPE when they are enrolled in the approved Certificate II Building and Construction qualifications. This is made available to students through the Registered Training Organisation delivering the qualification to help meet costs of preparing the students for their work experience placements in the construction industry.

Email careers@nolimits.com.au for more information.

Living away from home allowance

The CTF Accommodation Allowance is supplementary to that provided to eligible apprentices/trainees by the Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD). The final amount of assistance made available from the Training Fund to an eligible apprentice will be based on the amount paid for accommodation as noted on the invoice, less the amount of the allowance provided by DTWD and will not exceed $70 per night's accommodation.

For more information please refer to the CTF guidelines.