TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a substantial commitment to the delivery of apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, skills recognition and other courses which are tailored to industry needs. We have developed strong ties with industry bodies and local businesses which has allowed us to develop courses that meet and exceed employers expectations.
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Arboriculture is a challenging and stimulating career that involves the care and maintenance of trees and may include tree-climbing with the use of ropes and harnesses.
An interest in cars, engines and a love of practical manual activities are just some of the aspects that attract people to an automotive career.
Building and Construction
This industry provides high job satisfaction and flexibility with many qualified tradespeople being self-employed. The industry includes building, cabinet making, painting, bricklaying and carpenters.
Working in this industry offers a range of career and speciality options, with the choice of being self-employed or as part of a larger business within manufacturing, mining, building, energy and water supply industries.
The engineering industry is about the design and production of useful products and services. Careers include Civil/Structural Engineering Design, Structural Engineering and Draftsperson.
Horticulture is one of Australia's fastest growing industries, closely linked to urban development and lifestyle. It includes maintaining parks, gardens, golf courses, as well as plant nurseries and landscaping.
A passion for boating and the ability for work and lifestyle to combine are just some of the aspects that attract people to a career in the marine industry.
Plumbing offers a range of career and speciality options, with the choice of being self-employed or working as oart of a larger business within building and construction, electricity, gas and water services.
Welding often referred to as more of an art than a craft, is a modern trade with high diversity, it requires strong hand eye co-ordination and manual dexterity.
Work Health and Safety
Learn how to best work and advise others to work to protecting their safety, health and welfare. Understand workplace health and safety laws which can then be applied across all industries and sectors.