Allied Timber Trades Centre
Launch your career in the Allied Timber Trades at our Lidcombe-based centre where teachers with many years of trade experience will prepare you for success in this booming industry. Our Allied Timber Trades department has the largest facility nationwide and offers students the opportunity to gain industry relevant skills across all timber trades areas in modern, well-equipped workshops and learning facilities.
Why study at TAFE SWSi’s Allied Timber Trades Centre?
We strive to produce capable tradespeople who can think for themselves. Wherever possible, as a student you would be involved in actual or simulated full-sized project work to enhance your practical experience and develop problem solving and teamwork skills. We place a particular emphasis on Work Health and Safety (WHS), with a focus on personal responsibility for workplace safety. Your training would include personalised instruction and assessment on the safe use, correct set-up and maintenance of current trade machinery, equipment and power tools.
Our training options include:
Structured off-the-job training that is both classroom and workshop based
Customised training programs that combine structured off-the-job training and on-the-job assessment
Recognition of skills already developed
The centre offers you courses from Certificate II to Certificate IV across a range of timber trades such as Cabinetmaking for Furniture and Cabinetmaking for Kitchens and Bathrooms, Shopfitting, Joinery, Stairs, Flooring Technology, Furniture Finishing, Upholstery, Woodmachining, Furniture Design and Technology, Construction Pathways, Furniture Making and more.
We also offer short courses in:
Kitchen Bathroom and Laundry Renovation – Skills Express
Shopfitting – Skills Express
Woodworking Tools (beginners)
We pride ourselves on the high standards of training we provide. Our students have been recognised with numerous awards including State Training Awards for Cabinetmaking, the Ern Macdonald Fellowship and entry into the International Worldskills Competition in 2013 and the 2014 National Competition for Cabinetmaking and Joinery.
Want to know more?
Call 13 7974 now to find out about the great career options available in Allied Timber Trades.