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Pre-Apprenticeships

Gain a competitive advantage when looking to gain an apprenticeship in a trade!

Employers look favourably upon potential employees who have some industry-relevant experience and South West TAFE’s pre-apprenticeships provide this. Graduates from our pre-apprenticeship programs are highly sought after by regional employers.

Our pre-apprenticeships introduce you to a trade, give you an insight into working in industry and provide a pathway to gaining an apprenticeship or traineeship. Also, they might not cost as much as you expect and most take just six month or less.

Enquire now to do a pre apprenticeship course in 2014!


Courses

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  • Certificate II in Automotive Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22015VIC)
    National Code22015VIC
    CampusesHamilton, Portland, Warrnambool
    ModesPart Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionThis a great course for those wanting to gain some base-level skills upon which to build. It is also ideal for those who want to test the waters to determine whether they are suited to being a mechanic. South West TAFE offers a pre-apprenticeship program which provides general knowledge, mechanical skills and hands-on workshop experience in basic automotive functions and vehicle systems. This is a great staring point and knowledge of this nature is never wasted.
  • Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22216VIC)
    National Code22216VIC
    CampusesSherwood Park
    ModesFull Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionIf you’re seeking a career in carpentry and want to learn your skills from industry experts, South West TAFE’s Certificate II in Building & Construction (Carpentry) will prove an ideal starting place. The course will develop your ‘hand-skills’ to an acceptable industry standard. Students will acquire these skills by participating in a number of interesting and worthwhile projects. For example, they will construct a full-size domestic house or similar structure from ground to completion. Graduates may pursue apprenticeships and traineeships in the building industry.
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (21887VIC)
    National Code21887VIC
    CampusesWarrnambool
    ModesFull Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionThe Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship provides students with knowledge of electrical fundamentals and practical skills required to work with a qualified electrician. Graduates of this course are ideally situated to obtain employment and gain an apprenticeship in the electrical industry. During this course, students will learn how electrical circuits operate , improve hand skills required of electricians, explore common electrical tasks including: installing power points, running cables, connecting lighting circuits. Students will also have assistance with resume writing, communication skills and contacting prospective employers.
  • Certificate II in Engineering Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22019VIC)
    National Code22019VIC
    CampusesPortland
    ModesFull Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionThis pre-apprenticeship course provides knowledge of engineering principles and hands-on experience in basic fabrication techniques, machining processes and welding. Graduates may pursue careers in fabrication or mechanical engineering apprenticeships and traineeships.
  • Certificate II in Furniture Making (Pre-Apprenticeship)(LMF20309)
    National CodeLMF20309
    CampusesSherwood Park
    ModesPart Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionIf you are considering a career in the furniture or building trades, this course is likely to appeal to you. It will allow you to become skilled in the use of hand and power tools, while teaching you about safety, timber joints and construction, assembly and the operation of woodworking. One of the primary advantages of this course is that the skills it teaches can be broadly applied to anything from furniture making to kitchen cabinetry. Another great thing about this course is that it provides an excellent pathway to higher-level qualifications.
  • Certificate II in Hairdressing (Pre-Apprenticeship) (SIH20111)
    National CodeSIH20111
    CampusesWarrnambool
    ModesFull Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionA great course to see if a career in hairdressing is right for you. Students will learn a range of hairdressing tasks including interacting with customers and providing customer service, following workplace safety procedures, demonstrating effective hairdressing environment work practices, providing assistance to colleagues’ and developing hairdressing industry knowledge.
  • Certificate II in Motorsport (AUR21011)
    National CodeAUR21011
    CampusesHamilton
    ModesFull Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionWith particular focus on the motorsport environment, this pre-apprenticeship program provides students with a general knowledge and skill base in areas common across most sections of the automotive industry.
  • Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22138VIC)
    National Code22138VIC
    CampusesWarrnambool
    ModesFull Time, Pre-Apprenticeship
    Course DescriptionPlumbing is a reliable and generally well-paying trade. As the construction industry continues to boom, our plumbing graduates find themselves in high demand!
    During this course students train using the latest plumbing technology and machinery including, solar, gas and electric heating systems and welding facilities, giving graduates a sound understanding of both plumbing and gas-fitting.
Pre-Apprenticeships

Gain a competitive advantage when looking to gain an apprenticeship in a trade!

Employers look favourably upon potential employees who have some industry-relevant experience and South West TAFE’s pre-apprenticeships provide this. Graduates from our pre-apprenticeship programs are highly sought after by regional employers.

Our pre-apprenticeships introduce you to a trade, give you an insight into working in industry and provide a pathway to gaining an apprenticeship or traineeship. Also, they might not cost as much as you expect and most take just six month or less.

Enquire now to do a pre apprenticeship course in 2014!


Courses

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  • Certificate II in Automotive Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22015VIC)
    National Code: 22015VIC
    Campuses: Hamilton (Hammond Street), Portland, Warrnambool
    Modes: Part Time, Pre-Apprenticeship

    This a great course for those wanting to gain some base-level skills upon which to build. It is also ideal for those who want to test the waters to determine whether they are suited to being a mechanic. South West TAFE offers a pre-apprenticeship program which provides general knowledge, mechanical skills and hands-on workshop experience in basic automotive functions and vehicle systems. This is a great staring point and knowledge of this nature is never wasted.
  • Certificate II in Building and Construction (Carpentry) (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22216VIC)
    National Code: 22216VIC
    Campuses: Sherwood Park
    Modes: Full Time, Pre-Apprenticeship

    If you’re seeking a career in carpentry and want to learn your skills from industry experts, South West TAFE’s Certificate II in Building & Construction (Carpentry) will prove an ideal starting place. The course will develop your ‘hand-skills’ to an acceptable industry standard. Students will acquire these skills by participating in a number of interesting and worthwhile projects. For example, they will construct a full-size domestic house or similar structure from ground to completion. Graduates may pursue apprenticeships and traineeships in the building industry.
  • Certificate II in Electrotechnology Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (21887VIC)
    National Code: 21887VIC
    Campuses: Warrnambool
    Modes: Full Time, Pre-Apprenticeship

    The Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship provides students with knowledge of electrical fundamentals and practical skills required to work with a qualified electrician. Graduates of this course are ideally situated to obtain employment and gain an apprenticeship in the electrical industry. During this course, students will learn how electrical circuits operate , improve hand skills required of electricians, explore common electrical tasks including: installing power points, running cables, connecting lighting circuits. Students will also have assistance with resume writing, communication skills and contacting prospective employers.
  • Certificate II in Engineering Studies (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22019VIC)
    National Code: 22019VIC
    Campuses: Portland
    Modes: Full Time, Pre-Apprenticeship

    This pre-apprenticeship course provides knowledge of engineering principles and hands-on experience in basic fabrication techniques, machining processes and welding. Graduates may pursue careers in fabrication or mechanical engineering apprenticeships and traineeships.
  • Certificate II in Furniture Making (Pre-Apprenticeship)(LMF20309)
    National Code: LMF20309
    Campuses: Sherwood Park
    Modes: Part Time, Pre-Apprenticeship

    If you are considering a career in the furniture or building trades, this course is likely to appeal to you. It will allow you to become skilled in the use of hand and power tools, while teaching you about safety, timber joints and construction, assembly and the operation of woodworking. One of the primary advantages of this course is that the skills it teaches can be broadly applied to anything from furniture making to kitchen cabinetry. Another great thing about this course is that it provides an excellent pathway to higher-level qualifications.
  • Certificate II in Hairdressing (Pre-Apprenticeship) (SIH20111)
    National Code: SIH20111
    Campuses: Warrnambool
    Modes: Full Time, Pre-Apprenticeship

    A great course to see if a career in hairdressing is right for you. Students will learn a range of hairdressing tasks including interacting with customers and providing customer service, following workplace safety procedures, demonstrating effective hairdressing environment work practices, providing assistance to colleagues’ and developing hairdressing industry knowledge.
  • Certificate II in Motorsport (AUR21011)
    National Code: AUR21011
    Campuses: Hamilton (Hammond Street)
    Modes: Full Time, Pre-Apprenticeship

    With particular focus on the motorsport environment, this pre-apprenticeship program provides students with a general knowledge and skill base in areas common across most sections of the automotive industry.
  • Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22138VIC)
    National Code: 22138VIC
    Campuses: Warrnambool
    Modes: Full Time, Pre-Apprenticeship

    Plumbing is a reliable and generally well-paying trade. As the construction industry continues to boom, our plumbing graduates find themselves in high demand!
    During this course students train using the latest plumbing technology and machinery including, solar, gas and electric heating systems and welding facilities, giving graduates a sound understanding of both plumbing and gas-fitting.