Perth Trade Courses
Find out which trade courses are available for international students to study in the city of Perth.
Perth is the largest city in Australia to be classified as a regional area for migration purposes. This city offers a warm relaxed lifestyle with an open layout and a touch of city living. Its lovely river centre is known for its cute quirky cafes, culture, twilight markets and pop up events.
If that is not enough, Perth is closely located to many stunning locations, with captivating views and soft sandy beached to watch idyllic sunsets.
In just a 25-minute ferry ride, you could spend the day exploring the beautiful and unspoilt Rottnest Island. Or in a small 3-hour dive, find yourself in the Margaret River region, packed full of beautiful beaches, vineyards, and delicious foods. Perth enjoys a Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and cool wet winters.
Perth is classified as a regional area, which means students can now claim an additional 5 points on the Australian Immigration Points Test for studying in a regional area and may be able to apply for a Skilled Work Regional Visa (subclass 491).
Why study a trade?
Studying the right trade or vocational course can greatly increase your chances of receiving Work Visas to Australia.
But migration can be very difficult to understand. There are so many different types of visas and so much information out there, which can make it super challenging to know what is accurate for your circumstance.
Therefore we’ve created a booklet for you that explains a pathway that has been tried and tested. Pathway to Aus has had many of its students successfully go down this path to achieve Permanent Residency.
This pathway is not for everyone, however it may be for you!
Step 1: Study a course or package of courses
Step 2: Receive the Temporary Graduate Visa
Step 3: Participate in the Job Ready Program
Your employer will not need to sponsor your visa, as you will already be on the graduate visa. This will mean that you have a much higher chance of finding employment as it is very easy for the employer to hire you. You may find this video on the Job Ready Program helpful.
Step 4: Apply for a General Skilled Migration Visas
Certificate III in Carpentry
In this course, you’ll learn how to construct, install, finish and repair structures and fixtures for residential, commercial and industrial developments. You will work with a range of tools, equipment and materials to construct frames for walls and ceilings, construct pitched and advanced roofs and eaves, and erect and dismantle formwork for footings and slabs on the ground. Gain the skills and knowledge required to work as carpenter in the building and construction industry. According to the Australian Government’s Job Outlook service, carpentry skills are in demand with employers finding it hard to fill vacancies for qualified carpenters and joiners. This is a very large occupation with around 69,000 job openings expected over the next five years.
Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying
The Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying is a trade level qualification and provides students with necessary skills, knowledge and experience to work on a building site in the areas of bricklaying and blocklaying.
Students will learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct decorative panels, feature walls, arches and columns. Students will learn how to lay bricks for domestic, commercial and public buildings. Students will also learn how to prepare and maintain brickwork.
Certificate III in Commercial Cookery + Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery + Diploma of Hospitality Management
This course will equip you to work within the kitchen at a supervisory level. You will gain hands-on culinary experience in the preparation of appetisers, salads, stocks, sauces, soups, seafood, meat, poultry, breads, pastries and cakes. Develop your supervisory skills and learn how to manage diversity in the workplace, implement sustainable practices, provide leadership, manage finances, and coordinate cooking operations. You will also get the advanced skills needed to manage a hospitality establishment including rostering, budgeting, marketing, and people management. You will learn customer service skills in our training restaurants, and electives may include how to operate a bar and prepare espresso coffee.
Successful completion of this course will enable you to enter the workforce as a chef or chef de partie, or to work in a management role in a diverse range of hospitality settings
Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology + Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis
As well as developing the skills to manage a small automotive business, in this course you will discover how to service and repair the mechanical parts of motor vehicles including the engine, transmission (clutch, gear box and differential), and suspension systems (steering, brakes, wheels and tyres).
Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as an automotive mechanic or light vehicle technician, or in management roles in an automotive retail, service and repair environments.
Telecommunications & IT Network Engineering
Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering
The Advanced Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering reflects the role a technical specialist with high level skills and knowledge in telecommunications and information technology networks using internet protocol (IP) systems who can:
- forecast network growth for enterprise network planning
- design and manage IP based network telecommunications equipment
- implement convergence technologies in enterprise telecommunications networks
- design and manage optical and wireless network telecommunications architectures for high speed broadband capability.
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