Trades & Industrial

Trade and Construction Industrial courses at Bendigo TAFE

Trades and Industrial

If you are considering a job in the trades and are the sort of person that enjoys hands-on training, then studying a trade at TAFE is the best place to start.

Trades students learn in-demand skills across the industry, which will give you endless career prospects. You can even start your own business!

Learn from Industry Experts:

Our world-class teaching faculty comes with extensive industry experience and connections.

Gain practical skills:

Bendigo TAFE has established a vast network of industry partners and enjoys a strong reputation with employers.

Access our industry partner network:

We are focused on getting you the skills to make you work-ready. With practical training, industry projects and work placements you gain real experience and skills employers are looking for.

 


  • Construction Induction (White Card)

    All people performing construction work in Victoria require proof that they have completed a general OHS construction induction course for the industry. This Bendigo TAFE course meets the requirement of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 and allows workers to be registered with WorkSafe. Upon successful completion you will be able to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. The course cost includes the cost of application to WorkSafe for the issue of a Construction Induction Card.

    To abide with COVID requirements, students MUST bring their own face masks and pens, otherwise they cannot attend the class.

    A hi-visibility vest and hard hat will be supplied as part of the course and will remain with the student.

     

    Code : SCAB43CI01
    Length : 

    1 day

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
    Code : CPC40120
    Length : ,

    14 months

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Castlemaine Campus, Echuca Campus
  • Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining
    Code : CPC31220
    Length : 

    1-3 years (dependent on enrolment type)

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Testing and Tagging

    This program enables owners of approved testing and tagging devices or equipment to become competent to test and tag their own and other peoples electrical equipment. It enables holders to comply with the Australian Standard applying to the carrying out of mandatory routine testing and tagging of portable electrical items and leads.

    Ideal for people in the following situations: owner/operators of motels, hotels, caravan parks; testing of all domestic household appliances tradespeople; testing power tools and leads office administrators; testing computers and other office based electrical equipment, maintenance personnel at hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, and clubs; a range of domestic, office-based and light industrial electrical items. People wishing to set up as an electrical testing contractor. The program satisfies the Australian Standard for testing and tagging of electrical equipment and leads (AS/NZS 3760) requiring regular equipment testing and tagging.

    Code : B340EL05
    Length : 

    1 day

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Establishing an Electrical Contracting Business

    Start date: Rolling enrolments
    Duration: Self Paced

    To become a registered electrical contractor in Victoria, you must complete this course and also be a qualified A grade or E class electrician. You must also have insurance as per current Energy Safe Victoria regulations. Please note: Electrical apprentices can complete the training course but are required to wait until they hold the A grade licence to apply for a contractor licence. This course is conducted off campus (flexibly) and you can enrol at any time throughout the year till the end of August . Assistance from a teacher is available when required. All assignments must be completed and submitted by the 15th October. Please refer to the Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) website before commencing this course.

    Code : B340EL06
    Length : ,

    Self paced

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
    Code : UEE32211
    Length : 

    4 Years

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • D-Licence (Restricted Electrical Licence)

    This course is designed for people who are required to carry out limited electrical maintenance in their workplace. The REL 2Disconnect/Reconnect Restricted Electrical Workers Licence is applicable to persons employed in a primary work function whereby there is a need to disconnect/reconnect electrical equipment that is incidental to their primary work function. Persons who are considering obtaining a Restricted Electrical Workers Licence should contact Energy Safe Victoria on 1800 815 721 to confirm the suitability of their primary work function prior to commencing this course.

    Duration The course is conducted across a total 6 sessions, spanning up to 4 weeks with some study time in between each session.

    By completing the two units successfully the candidate is eligible to sit the Energy Safe Victoria's REL 2 licensing assessment

    Code : B340EL09
    Length : 

    3 weeks

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Certificate II In Electrotechnology (Pre-Vocational)
    Code : 22499VIC
    Length : 

    14 weeks

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Certificate III In Electrotechnology Electrician
    Code : UEE30820
    Length : ,

    4 years

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Licensed Electrical Workers

    Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) has recently introduced a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program for the electrical trade.

    It is now necessary for most electrical licence holders to attend a CPD training session, as a mandatory condition of their licence renewal.

    This course is for Licensed Electrical Workers (LEWs). This training needs to be completed within two years of your electrical licence renewal date.

    CPD is an exciting opportunity for all licence holders to enhance their skills and preserve the industry’s high levels of professionalism, bolstering the trade against rogue operators.

    The industry is technically complex and is rapidly changing, which requires electrical workers to stay up to date with the latest regulations and ongoing technological advancements.

     

    Length: One Day session (x8 hours)

    Times: 8.00am - 4.30pm

    Location: Bendigo TAFE - Charleston Rd Campus - Charleston Road, Bendigo 3552, VIC

    Code : SCNCPD01
    Length : 
    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Certificate III in Electrical Machine Repair
    Code : UEE30620
    Length : 
    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
  • Certificate III in Concreting
    Code : CPC30320
    Length : ,

    1 year

    Campus : Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus, Bendigo Charleston Road Campus