At Swinburne, you’re able to gain confidence by familiarising yourself with equipment, materials, practices and expectations, preparing you for the workforce or allowing you to improve on existing skills.
Government funding support is available for this course. Your completed pre-apprenticeship will also provide credit towards your formal studies if you go on to an apprenticeship.
12 weeks full-time (VET Feb Intake: 25/01/2021, VET Apr Intake: 19/04/2021, VET Jul Intake: 12/07/2021 and VET Oct Intake: 04/10/2021).
Croydon (February, April, July, October) - View application and start dates
This is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.
Swinburne hosts WorldSkills Australia Regionals 2019
Held at Swinburne’s Croydon campus on 28 August, the WorldSkills Melbourne East Regionals featured five competing teams showcasing their skills across five trades.
I chose Swinburne because I heard it was a good trade school. The teachers are very helpful and kind. They’re willing to spend their time with me after hours on tasks that I need extra help with.
Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying
Study this course for low-fee or free in 2021
You could have some or all your tuition fees covered in 2021 thanks to government initiatives JobTrainer and Free TAFE for Priority Courses.
JobTrainer is available if you are 17-24 years or a job seeker of any age, impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Free TAFE for Priority Courses is available if you are under 20 years old, or enrolling in a course at a higher level than you have completed before.
If you don't tick either of these boxes, you could still have a chance! There are other factors, too. The best way to find out if you’re eligible is to apply.