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Trade Courses

Trade Courses

Trade course are the backbone of the construction industry and provide genuine career pathways across a large variety of construction and construction related industries and include carpenters, plumbers, electrician, shopfitters bricklayers, roof tilers and many more.

Trade course are usually completed as part of an Apprenticeship/Traineeship program, but this may not be essential to undertaking a trade related qualification.

You can visit the Australian Apprenticeships website for more information on Apprenticeships and Traineeships and to find your nearest Apprenticeship centre.

You can also visit the Training Services NSW Centre for more information:

16-18 Wentworth Street
Parramatta, NSW, 2150
Telephone 02 9204 7400

These programs can be customised to suit your needs or the needs of the employer, e.g. full time day, part time evening, distance and online delivery or a blended option may be most suitable.

Recognition of your skills

You may have significant work or life experience and therefore already have the skills and knowledge for a range of units. If this sounds like you, an assessment pathway to recognize those skills may be for you. It’s a “fast track” process that can, depending on the your skills, knowledge and experience deliver you the qualification you need in a short timeframe.

Pre - employment programs

Opportunities exist for job seekers to undertake partial trade qualification while in the process of finding employment. These programs are sometimes referred to as pre-apprenticeship programs. They may not available in all trade areas.

You can search from the courses below and organise your enrolment by clicking on the course information leaflet and following the advice provided.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us so we can help you find the right course to meet your needs.

Contact by Training Services NSW
If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.