Create and work on structures and their component systems

The building, construction and furnishing industries offer many career opportunities for workers with trade certificates. A significant new trend in these sectors is emerging technologies that challenge traditional methods.

In TAFE SA's building and construction courses, you’ll study contemporary and traditional approaches, covering practical and theoretical aspects of a variety of occupations. With qualifications in these areas you can pursue a range of careers in the building sector. 

Courses for International Students

Course NameIntake YearCRICOS CodeTAFE SA Code
Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating)2017071800BFYS
Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Site Management)2017071802MFYT
Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)2017073643EFZD
Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting2017091802ATP00855
Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)2017085427CTP00297
Diploma of Building Design2017078979GTP00299
Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering2017092137KAC00079

360 Degrees: Building Site

TAFE SA building trades courses provide theory and practical skills required by the building industry. Trades include flooring, glass and glazing, and wall and ceiling lining. Click on the image for a 360-degree view of a building site and learn what it's like to undergo practical training in TAFE SA's state-of-the-art facilities.(Please note: this component requires Flash support).

Specialist Facilities: Building and Construction

Students of Building and Construction at TAFE SA have access to our new $120 million state-of-the-art facility at the TAFE SA Tonsley campus on the former Mitsubishi Motors site. The Tonsley campus is host to a suite of specialist building and construction facilities, including a four-storey building services installation rig, industry-leading workshop facilities, a computer-aided design suite and computer numerical control (CNC) woodwork and milling machines.