Building trades: pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships
Gain the practical skills and learn the theory behind them with pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs in electrical and instrumentation, plumbing, refrigeration and air-conditioning.
Justin Kidgell (Associate Dean, School of Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences) talks about opportunity for studying trades at RMIT. The video features Justin talking to camera interspersed with scenes of students in workshops and other learning environments. Upbeat music plays throughout.
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Pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships
A trade qualification opens up a wide range of opportunities and can set you up for life.
As we edge further into an automated world, we know that traditional qualifications in plumbing, refrigeration, electrical, and instrumentation will always require the hands on skills of a capable tradesperson.
Good tradespeople are in demand, with opportunities to work in the domestic, commercial, or industrial environment, or to set up your own business.
RMIT has been educating tradesmen and women for almost 130 years.
During this time, we've maintained strong industry links across all of our trades.
In the heart of Melbourne, CBD, RMIT has state of the art facilities, as well as its excellent support services offered to students.
To study your trade, you'll need to be employed as an apprentice with a training contract in place between your employer and RMIT.
On dedicated study days, you will learn the theory behind your trade, as well as the practical application of the on-the-job activities.
Trades are all about hand and human skills, problems solving, working in different situations, and improvising. No two days are ever the same.
A trade qualification is something you never lose and is highly valued.
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