Carpentry, Furniture Making, Joinery, Cabinet Making, Building Design & Surveying. / SMB Campus (Ballarat)

Charlie (Peter) Eltringham - Education Manager, Building and Construction

Become a master tradesperson by undertaking training at Federation TAFE, in Carpentry, Joinery, Furniture Making or Cabinet Making. Pre-apprenticeship and Apprenticeship pathways available. Let us guide you through your apprenticeship, with our teachers who know what it's like starting out in the industry, having been apprentices themselves.

After spending some time on the tools, upskill with our Certificate IV Building & Construction (CPC40110), obtain your builders registration or study our Diploma of Building and Construction (CPC50210).

Learn the skills to manage commercial & domestic construction sites as Construction Project Manager or even run a small to medium building business. Make your mark in Australia’s growing construction industry with our Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying (CPC60115), You will become an expert in residential and commercial construction methods and materials along with assessment and advice on the compliance of these builds, and you will make a significant contribution to the development and construction of our built environment. So if you love combining theory and practice, this course could be the fit for you.

If creating designs and seeing them brought to life is what excites you, Federation TAFE’s Advanced Diploma of Building Design Architectural (22477VIC) will help you to forge your own career doing just that.
Electrotechnology, Plumbing, Painting and Decorating, Bricklaying/Blocklaying / SMB Campus (Ballarat)

Martin Baine - Education Manager, Building and Construction

Set yourself up for the future, undertake a pre-apprenticeship in Plumbing, Painting and Decorating, Electrical or Bricklaying. On completion, move onto an apprenticeship in these highly sort after trades where you may choose to work for a major construction company, for a boutique employer or even for yourself one day.

At our state-of-the-art training facility, we deliver training which equips our students with the skills and knowledge to be productive employees in an ever-changing industry.

Our professional staff are highly respected for their individual skills and knowledge gained while operating within their vocational fields, and maintain extensive contacts within industry, keeping them abreast of innovation and development. Our training is mainly face-to-face and offsite, however we are increasingly incorporating the latest digital technology to complement our training methods.

Meet our students | Tristan (Bricklaying/Blocklaying)

Hear from a Bricklaying employer

Aaron Johnson

Hear from a Building employer

Jon Wilkseh

Hear from a Building apprentice

Declan Webster-Banford


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