A trade career is a great way for to you take control of your future. Whether you want to work for someone else, start your own business, or advance your current skillset, trades training with TAFE Queensland is the best way to harness your full potential and turn it into something great.


Our automotive courses include specialisations in cylinder head reconditioning, mechanical diagnosis, engine reconditioning, LPG installation, mechanical overhauling, servicing, underbody, electrical, air conditioning, diesel engines, tyre servicing, diesel fuel, drivetrain, or steering and suspension.


Building and construction

Get hands on and lay a solid foundation for your career. Develop practical skills to work in the building and construction industry with a range of trade courses.


Electrotechnology and utilities

Spark some life into your career. Develop practical skills to work across a range of specialisations including electrotechnology, air conditioning and refrigeration, rail, safety, or water operations.



Engineering encompasses a wide range of trades including boilermaking, casting and moulding, diesel fitting, fabrication, fitting and turning, locksmithing, sheet-metal fabrication, and welding. An engineering qualification can open up a career across a number of industries including construction, infrastructure, and resources and mining.

Career outcomes
  • Automotive electrician
  • Automotive vehicle serviceperson
  • Dealership manager
  • Diesel mechanic
Career outcomes
  • Builder
  • Carpenter
  • Construction manager
  • Joiner
Career outcomes
  • Air-conditioning and refridgeration supervisor
  • Electrician
  • Safety observer
  • Water networks supervisor
Career outcomes
  • Boilermaker
  • Locksmith
  • Machinist
  • Diesel fitter

Trades facilities

As the largest provider of trade and technical training in the state, TAFE Queensland has a range of industry-standard facilities where you'll learn the tools of the trade. With specialist facilities for automotive, building and construction, electrotechnology, engineering, manufacturing, and rail, you can be confident you'll receive the highest quality trade training available.  


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