Whether you’re looking to get a builder’s licence or learn a new trade, now is the perfect time to do it.
The construction industry currently represents over 9% of the total workforce in Australia and is expected to increase to 1.3 million employees by 2021.*
From Construction, Electrotechnology and Automotive pre-apprenticeships to Building and Construction Management courses, tap into this booming industry and study online, whenever and wherever you want.
*Master Builders Association, 2015
Get the advanced building and construction knowledge to fast-track your career with this nationally recognised TAFE Diploma.
Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Developed specifically to meet licensing education requirements in Western Australia, Open Colleges’ Diploma of Building and Construction will help you to get off-the-tools and take the next step in your career.
Get the skills and knowledge you need to work as a Builder, Foreman or Construction Manager without having to attend a classroom.
Get the qualifications, skills and knowledge you need to work as a handyman or as a casual labourer on a construction site, with Open Colleges’ Certificate I in Building. The course is also a great introduction to the industry, and can serve as a valuable pathway to gaining an apprenticeship.
Open Colleges’ Certificate II in Construction Pathways is designed to introduce you to the construction industry, and to teach you basic skills in carpentry, joinery and levelling.
The ideal introduction to the automotive industry, the Certificate II in Automotive Vocational Preparation will teach you the basic skills needed to progress to an apprenticeship or a career in the automotive industry.
This entry level course will give you the skills to work safely with electricity, allowing you to progress to an apprenticeship or a career in electrotechnology.