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The building and construction industry employs a large number of people in Australia and offers a range of hands-on career options. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who are reliable, and have a solid work ethic and strong organisation skills.

The job outlook remains positive for the building and construction industry. Population growth is driving a demand for new housing construction with commercial building also forecast to grow to support the development of new residential centres. Qualified workers across all aspects of the building and construction industry are in high demand.

TAFE Queensland offers a number of hands-on courses in building and construction. Lay a solid foundation for your career with an entry-level certificate in construction or take control of your career with a certificate IV or diploma specialising in building, estimating, or management. We also offer advanced courses that will allow you to supervise on-site construction and apply for your builders licence in Queensland.

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  • Builder
  • Building scheduler
  • Construction manager
  • Estimator
  • Labourer
  • Project manager
  • Site supervisor
  • Waterproofer
 
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Building on her success

After 10 years running her own music school, Rachael Turner decided to pursue her childhood passion for construction. She now runs her own design and construction business, Front Porch Properties.

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Building on her success

After 10 years running her own music school, Rachael Turner decided to pursue her childhood passion for construction. She now runs her own design and construction business, Front Porch Properties. 


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Advance your technical skills

Given that major building and construction project activity has risen from the 2016-17 slump, one of our biggest challenges is ensuring our workforce has the right skills to meet new demand.


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Design with a difference

It's not every girl's dream to work with drainage pipes and sewage systems, but Kristy Preston isn't your average woman. 


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