After this weeks hot weather made it nearly impossible to get any work done, we’ve decided to reschedule our waterproofing course. When dates have been confirmed an update will be posted. If you are interested in attending and have time free at specific dates, email email@example.com so we can take that into consideration when we reschedule.
The SA Govt requires tradies to complete 2 business units as part of their contractors licence application. The units are:
- Apply Legal Concepts &
- Small Business Finance
The course runs over 2 weekends, 4 days in total. The first weekend session is Jan 18-19, take a break the next weekend and complete the course on Feb 1-2. We start at 9am and finish at 5pm. Time is allowed each Sunday to discuss the assignments and ask the trainer questions.
Call us on 8367 5615 to book, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-apprenticeship Cert II Construction Courses will be running throughout the year. The next course commences 03/02/2014 and runs for 10 weeks. This course is currently funded by Skills for All for eligible students. Short courses in tiling, waterproofing, fibrous plastering and solid plastering will be run at Holden Hill, with the next course being a 3 day waterproofing course commencing 29/01/2014.
FCTA – Building Careers has a range of short courses scheduled for 2014. Some of these courses are available at a discounted price to people currently working in the construction industry, via the CITB. The CITB co-funds these courses, prices listed will have a cost with CITB discount applied and without. CITB cards do expire, but you can visit their website to renew or apply for a card if you haven’t in the past.
The following courses are on offer, click the title of the course to download a flyer:
|29/01/2014 – 31/01/2014||Waterproofing – Internal Wet Areas 3 Day Course* Please not current standard is AS3740 -2010||CITB= $150 Without = $500|
|10/02/2014 – 14/02/2014||Traditional Sand & Cement Rendering 5 Day Course||CITB= $100 Without = $650|
|24/03/2014 – 28/03/2014||Solid Plastering – Including Rendering Quoins & Bands 5 Day Course||CITB= $100 Without = $650|
|28/04/2014 – 02/05/2014||Decorative Fibrous Plastering 5 Day Course||CITB= $200 Without = $720|
|05/05/2014 – 07/05/2014||Acrylic Rendering 3 Day Course||CITB= $150 Without = $500|
|19/05/2014 – 23/05/2014||Introduction to Tiling 5 Day Course||CITB= $150 Without = $670|
|02/06/2014 – 06/06/2014||Advanced Tiling 5 Day Course||CITB= $200 Without = $720|
|07/02/2014 02/05/2014 25/07/2014 17/10/2014||White Card 1 Day Course 6 Hours Face to Face||CITB= $25 Without = $100|
|18/01/2014 – 19/01/20140
1/02/2014 – 02/02/2014
08/02/2014 – 09/02/2014
22/02/2014 – 23/02/2014
|Contractors Licence Course 4 days over 2 weekends.||CITB= $450
Without = $950
Weekday courses run from 8am – 3:30pm.
Cash, cheque, electronic funds transfer or paypal credit card payments via website
To secure a place, please email us.
FCTA – Building Careers is committed to improving our level of service and processes. If you have any feedback on how we could improve our service, email us at email@example.com. Alternatively fill in our survey for confidential feedback
We offer a flexible service, giving employers the flexibility to send their apprentices in when it best suits their business. Apprentices are not required to stick to allocated weeks to attend trade school, just call or email to organise a time outside of our suggested dates. Onsite assessments are available for all first year units, and some second and third year subjects. There are some subjects that cannot be completed onsite unless a specific project is being completed, this includes mosaic tiling, running moulds, decorative brickwork and other more advanced units in brick & block laying, rendering, solid plastering, tiling, and wall & ceiling lining.
FCTA will be offering experienced tradies the chance to complete the 2 units required for a contractors licence. The SA government require people applying for their contractors licence, to complete a business finance and a legal applications course. These will be run over 2 weekends from October 5-6 & 19-20. That is 4 days in total. Places are limited with members from the Wall & Ceiling Lining Association having first preference. The cost for CITB card holders is $450, without the CITB discount the cost is $950. Call us to secure a place on 83675615 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Download our FLYER for more information on the course & to see other dates for 2013.
For information about licence requirements visit http://www.cbs.sa.gov.au/wcm/licensing-and-registration/occupational-licensing-and-registration/builders-quick-links/entitlement-to-be-licensedregistered/
We’ll be running a White Card course on Wednesday 1st May, cost is $85 or $25 if you have a CITB card. The course runs for 6 hours and will be held at Holden Hill. Call 83635615, or email email@example.com to book a place.
We will be running a White Card course, CPCCOHS1001A on Tuesday April 9th. The course starts at 8:30am and runs for 6 hours.
To book a place please call 83675615, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $25 for CITB card holders, and $85 for those without CITB membership. Payment can be made through PayPal on our website, or cash on the day.
The Pt Augusta team completed their CITB sponsored course on Friday. As a thank you to the Pt Augusta Youth Centre team, for providing us with the facilities, the students built an outdoor BBQ area. More photos can be seen on our facebook page facebook.com/FCTAbuildingcareers. We’d like to thank the students for their hard work and focus over the last 10 weeks.
The team in Pt Augusta has been busy developing their hand skills, with a focus on practical projects. Most of the team are from the Pt Augusta, Quorn and Whyalla region, where these types of courses are not normally available. This course was fully funded by the CITB as a way of getting more people into the industry. While the building industry is experiencing a short term slow down, the longer term trend shows a severe shortage of skilled tradespeople being available in the building industry. Reflecting this is research from the ABBTF, indicating the average age of a bricklayer is 46.