The building industry is booming and there is a lot of work available. So if you love to build things, why not apply for one of NMIT’s apprenticeship or pre-apprenticeship courses?
In these courses you will learn skills useful in all fields of building and construction.
In the pre-apprenticeship you will have an introduction to these three fields:
The pre-apprenticeship course gives you the best chance of gaining an apprenticeship in the industry. You can then do NMIT’s apprenticeship course and specialise in a particular area.
In the apprenticeship courses you can take your skills in joinery or shopfitting further.
Another option is to study Off-Site Construction, in which you can specialise in joinery, shopfitting or stairs.
The joinery course includes:
These offsite streams allow you to develop skills in the specific industry to which you are apprenticed.
Learn the following skills and knowledge:
- timber machining
- door and window construction
- showcase and cabinet construction
- stair construction
- partition construction and installation
- occupational health and safety
- cutting and installation of glass
- measurements and calculations
- using power and hand tools and other machinery
- reading and interpreting plans
The training centre at NMIT’s Heidelberg campus has Victoria’s most technologically advanced facilities for building and construction.
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Build your career in Construction - be an all-rounder in the building trade and work on major infrastructure with your career in construction. If you are a ‘hands-on’ person and like to see the solid end result of your work, construction is the industry for you.
Open the door to your career - use your precision and eye for detail to kick start your career in joinery. Own your own business or work for an established timber joinery manufacturer, constructing architectural or reproduction joinery; your career options are limitless as a qualified joiner.
Climb to the top as a qualified Joiner - work on major infrastructure with your career in joinery. If you are a ‘hands on’ person and like to see the solid end result of your work, joinery is for you.
Launch your career as a qualified shopfitter - combine your love of construction and work on major infrastructure with your career in shopfitting. If you are a ‘hands on’ person and like to see the solid end result of your work, shopfitting is for you.