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Building & Construction Careers

The world needs good builders to make solid, durable buildings that will stand the test of time and look good to boot.

If you’re a practical, hands-on person with a great eye for detail and a solid work ethic, a career in building and construction could be a creatively rewarding and financially shrewd choice.

Building & Construction courses

  • Construction Estimating

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    Construction Estimating is an online unit offered by Curtin University that offers students an introduction to the history and development of estimating methods and principles as used in contracting organisations.
  • Course in Plumbing - Roofing

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    Specialise in your trade by completing this Course in Plumbing - Roofing (CPC40912) and meet the requirements to apply for your VBA licence in roofing (stormwater).
  • Building Information Modelling

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    This Curtin University unit introduces the process of Building Information Modelling to students of construction, and teaches them how to apply it in their work.
  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways

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    Equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to move ahead in your construction industry career with this online Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20211) course from North Coast TAFE.

  • Certificate I in Construction

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    Master basic tasks and tools, and gain an introductory understanding of the construction industry with this online Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111) course from North Coast TAFE.

  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

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    Develop your aptitude for building into a rewarding career with this online Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50210) course from North Coast TAFE.

Building & Construction news & views

Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in South Australia?

Adelaide has hit a rough patch in employment terms, so there’s no better time to take stock and see what the future might hold. The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS will help point you in the right direction.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in Tasmania?

As agriculture, forestry and fishing continue to contract, which industries will take up the slack? The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS follows the ups and downs of this shaky jobs market so you can put your eggs in a hardier basket.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in the Northern Territory?

The Northern Territory may be the smallest labour market, but it has been punching above its weight in terms of growth lately. Find out what’s driving this success with the Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS and get on board jobs train.

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Jobs Australia 2014: Where are the jobs in Western Australia?

Coming off the back of the highest employment growth in the country, Western Australia might need to brace itself for some post-mining boom realities. The Jobs Australia 2014 report from the ABS will help you future-proof your career.

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