Work in a range of wet trades in the building industry

TAFE SA wet trades courses provide theory and practical skills required by the building industry.

Bricklaying, plastering and tiling are hands-on trades in the building and construction industry that work on both commercial and residential projects.

Learn your trade in simulated workshops and on-the-job in your apprenticeship and open the door to a career in the construction industry.


Lay brickwork and blockwork for buildings

The TAFE SA bricklaying apprenticeship covers all practical and theoretical aspects of the trade. Learn how to lay bricks and blocks using different bonds for domestic, commercial, industrial and public buildings, as well as ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns.

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Wet Trades Courses

Apprenticeships and Traineeships Help…  National Code
Certificate III in Bricklaying/BlocklayingCPC30111
Certificate III in Solid PlasteringCPC31011
Certificate III in Wall and Floor TilingCPC31311

Solid Plastering

TAFE SA courses in solid plastering develop the skills and knowledge you need to work in this trade. Learn how to finish walls, floors and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters, and construct mouldings, textured finishes and ornamental restoration work.

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Fix and repair wall and floor tiles

A TAFE SA tiling course covers all practical and theoretical aspects of the trade. You'll learn about waterproofing wet areas, tile types, tile accessories, tile glues, tiling patterns and cement mortars.

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