Building & Construction
Work on a range of challenging projects across commercial and residential environments.
Enjoy a rewarding career in Building & Construction
Get started in the growing construction industry with a recognised qualification from GOTAFE. Learn everything from the basics of general constructions, through to detailed furniture making or cabinetry skills. Learning on-the-job as an apprentice, you'll get experience putting theory into practice and building o your strengths, while on campus, you'll learn skills you might not be exposed to on-the-job, such as elevated platforms, scaffolding, or specialist tools. Our flexible training model allows you to combine on campus and on-the-job training in a way that suits you, so you learn the skills you need to be a valuable part of your team at work.
Get a recognised qualification with one of our accredited courses. We offer a range of courses in different areas, so no matter what your goals are, we have a course for you.
Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20211)
Gain credit towards your Apprenticeship and learn the skills you need to succeed with the Certificate II in Construction Pathways from GOTAFE.
Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways (MSF20516)
Get the skills you need to land an Apprenticeship in Furniture Making with the Certificate II in Furniture Making Pathways from GOTAFE.
Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) (CPC40110)
Get the skills to run your own business as a Registered Builder with the Certificate IV in Building and Construction from GOTAFE.
Upskill quickly with our Building & Construction short courses. Learn the skills you need to succeed at work, and advance your career.
Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (SA3CICRD19)
Get your white card with the Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry course from GOTAFE. This short course is endorsed by WorkSafe Victoria.
"I love learning here at GOTAFE because they have all the new equipment, a lot newer than what we have at work, and what most people probably have at work!"
Why study with GOTAFE?
Our Trainers are all industry-qualified, with extensive experience in the Building & Construction industry and the practices and processes you'll use day-to-day in the workplace. With five different specialty areas, and a range of courses from pre-apprenticeships through to Certificate IV, we've got a course for every interest and ambition.
Our training is hands-on and flexible, and will provide the skills and knowledge employers are looking for. You'll graduate with both a recognised qualification, and the practical experience to match.
Our work stations replicate real job sites, so you can become familiar with current industry equipment and train using tools that are up-to-date and relevant to the job. Our equipment is top-of-the-range, and includes a CNC Machine (Computer Numerical Control), which allows you to cut out manufactured board via a computer program. This is an industry-leading machine, and you'll learn to use this and a variety of other leading tools so you're prepared for any job site.
Industry skills to take you far
Whether you choose to stay local, or take your career elsewhere, you'll have the skills to take you where you want to go. We work closely with local employers to understand their skills needs, and we'll teach you the skills that will push you to the front of the queue when you're looking for a jobs .
Study with us, and start your career off on the right foot.