Certificate II School Based Pre-Apprenticeship Courses

Carpentry and Joinery

Carpenters construct, erect, install, finish and repair wooden and metal structures and fixtures on residential and commercial buildings. Carpenters may perform tasks such as construct formwork into which concrete is poured, install metal and timber windows, sashes and doors and build floors, wall frameworks (timber or metal) and roofs, and lay timber floors.

With further training and experience, a carpenter can become a building supervisor, building or construction manager, building inspector, technical teacher, estimator, building contract administrator or purchasing officer.


Electricians install, maintain, repair, test and commission electrical and electronic equipment and systems for industrial, commercial and domestic purposes. Electricians may also work on electrical transmission and distribution equipment or be employed in industries such as manufacturing, mining, construction, energy supply, domestic and retail services.

Metal and Engineering Fabrication

Fabrication Engineering tradespersons cut, shape, join and finish metal to construct, maintain or repair metal products and structures. They may produce moulds or patterns for metal castings, apply coatings and work with a variety of materials. Possible career options are: Blacksmith, Boilermaker, Electroplater, Engineering Patternmaker, Foundry Worker, Moulder/Coremaker, Sheetmetal Worker, Welder - First Class.

Certificate III Business

Hospitality - Commercial Cookery

This qualification delivers the basic foundations and content for students to develop skills and knowledge used in the Hospitality industry, specialising in various styles and cooking techniques. Students learn how to apply safe work practices and learn ‘front of house’ skills, giving them greater career opportunities within the industry.

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