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Technical Trades Short Courses

Get the skills you need to succeed in your Apprenticeship

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Core skills for your career

Whether you're heading for a career as a Plumber or a Panel Beater, we have the courses you need to succeed in your work and training environments. Get the core skills you need to work safely in the Trades industry, and get ready to hit the ground running in your profession.

Short Courses

Upskill quickly with our Technical Trades 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.

Restricted Electrical Workers (Disconnect / Reconnect) course / 2019 (SA3REWCS19)

Learn the skills and knowledge necessary to complete the Restricted Electrical Workers license assessment.

Test and Tag (SA2TTAGG20)

With this 2020 course from GOTAFE you'll learn to test and tag electrical appliances.

Innovation Hub - Introduction (SC1HBIC119)

Join the maker movement and learn how to drive digital fabrication equipment including 3D printers, laser cutters, garment printers, 3D scanners and more.

Innovation Hub - Product Completion (SC1HBPC119)

Take the next step in your creative and design career.

Innovation Hub - Product Development (SC1HBPD119)

Take your skills to the next level, using the digital fabrication equipment to develop your product.

A booming industry

Trades careers are expected to grow across the board in the next five years. Building, plumbing, concreting, and electrics are each expected to grow by over 6000 new jobs, meaning there's no better time to join the trade industry.

How to apply

1. Find a course

Browser our course list and find a course that matches your goals

2. Apply online

Register your details with us and apply for your course

3. Talk to us

We'll contact you to discuss next steps and your application

4. Start studying

Enrol in your course and start your study

Campus Locations

We have a number of campuses across Northern Victoria, including in Shepparton, Wangaratta, Seymour, and Benalla. A specialised campus is located in Werribee.

How to Apply

Learn more about how to apply, different course types and Recognition for Prior Learning.