Subject focus: Building trades courses in Australia

  • Building and construction students working at Melbourne Polytechnic. Photo credit: Melbourne Polytechnic.

    Building and construction students working at Melbourne Polytechnic. Photo credit: Melbourne Polytechnic.

Retrain in an internationally recognised trade, and gain a new, sought-after skill. Tradespeople are in high demand all over the world at the moment, including in Australia.

These trades courses provide the practical and theoretical training that will allow you to work in your chosen trade. You need to be physically fit for these courses, and be prepared to spend a lot of time on your feet – but it’ll all be worth it, particularly when you think of the job prospects available when you qualify.

Study Options' subject focus at the moment looks at the different qualifications available for students who would like to work in the building trade. There are a wide variety of courses available in the subject - from more general courses that will cover all of the key skills to specialist courses focusing on skills such as locksmithing, plastering or carpentry. Find out more about you could study here.

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