Building & Construction

Building & Construction

The Building and Construction industry encompasses trades such as Carpentry, Bricklaying and Plumbing to name a few.

The most popular Building and Construction Apprenticeships include:
  • Bricklaying - The work of the bricklayer can be seen in almost every part of Australian life from the grand Sydney Opera House to houses in the suburbs, or the famous Aussie backyard barbecue. Click here for more information
  • Cabinetmaking - While sometimes called artistic carpenters, cabinetmakers belong to a specialised field of wood workers. Cabinetmakers use hand and machine skill in the manufacture and installation of custom built-in commercial and traditional style furniture. Click here for more information
  • Construction Carpentry - if you've always thought big, then Construction Carpentry may be the perfect career for you. The Construction Carpenter has played an important role in the construction of the nations biggest buildings, bridges, dams and the power stations. Click here for more information
  • Painting & Decorating - If you've got a flair for colour, understand the concept of a feature wall and regularly painted your bedroom a different colour to reflect your mood, then you may be interested in a career as a Painter and Decorator. Click here for more information
  • Plastering - a building would look like a skeleton without skin if not for the skills of talented Fibrous Plasterers. You could say they put the body in their work! Click here for more information
  • Plumbing - ever taken a shower and managed to flood the bathroom because the drains were blocked? Chances are you've never really given it that much thought, but life without skilled Plumbers would be very messy. Click here for more information
  • Signwriting - if you've got a desire to create eye-catching visual creations and have a talent for colour, form and style, then perhaps you'd be interested in a career as a Signwriter. Click here for more infromation
  • Wall & Floor Tiling - Wall and floor Tilers laid tiles and used wall tiles for decoration in ancient times and continue to do so today in homes, buildings and in public places. Click here for more information