Tradie Taster Program

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Tradie Taster Program

Practical skills training 

WHERE >> We come to your school or premises
DURATION >> 1, 2 or 3 day workshops


DATES: 26th, 27th June (9am to 3pm) & 28th June (9am to 12.30pm)
VENUE: Illawarra ITeC, Coniston
COST: $300 per person

Students will get to experience a range of trades, learn about WHS regulations and Safety Equipment, learn how to use different tools and equipment and participate in a small bricklaying and carpentry project.

Day 1: WHS, Tradie Trailer Experience including Working From Heights and Confined Space Simulations
Day 2: Bricklaying & Carpentry Skills
Day 3: Carpentry Project


Introduction to the fast-growing and diverse world of the TRADES SECTOR

ITeC’s ‘Tradie Taster’ Program is the perfect hands-on introduction to the fast-growing and diverse world of the Trades sector, engaging hands and minds, and thinking critically and creatively. The programs on offer will allow students to get a “taste” of a range of trades to enable them to get a better understanding of the skills required to obtain employment in that trade.

Specifically designed for secondary school students, community groups and disengaged youth, and with a choice of 1, 2 and 3-day programs, these interactive courses taught by skilled and qualified industry professionals will see participants learning about safe work practices, handling of tools, and completing a small trades project.

Tradie Taster programs can deliver separate or combined streams from the following vocations:

Civil Construction

Geography is no issue with a choice of training delivery at ITeC’s main campus in Wollongong, or at your school, campus or community hub. ITeC can provide all necessary materials, tools and safety equipment, or work with materials that the customer provides. We also have a mobile training unit that enables students to gain experience and confidence in confined space and working at heights training, and a small excavator. Both can be available upon request.

With an ever-growing list of partners in the trades industry, ITeC’s program can lead into an apprenticeship via the accredited Certificate II in Construction for eligible participants, or possibly through an School-Based Apprenticeship/Traineeship for those still in secondary school.

Participants that complete the course will receive a successful participation certificate for their portfolios.

Gain experience and confidence in confined space and working at heights training.