What and where could you study?

We think it’s important that Big Build Apprenticeships (BBA) are available to all Victorians. This means making sure there are training opportunities at TAFEs and other learning institutes across the state.

BBA training is available through:

  • Bendigo TAFE
  • Box Hill Institute
  • Chisholm Institute
  • Federation TAFE
  • Fire Industry Training
  • Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE (GO TAFE)
  • Holmesglen Institute
  • Kangan Institute
  • Melbourne Polytechnic
  • RMIT University
  • South West Institute of TAFE
  • Sunraysia Institute of TAFE
  • Swinburne University of Technology
  • TAFE Gippsland
  • The Gordon Institute of TAFE
  • Victoria University Polytechnic
  • Wodonga TAFE
  • William Angliss Institute

What courses are available with BBA?

We need a broad range of skills to help manage and create the Big Build Projects. These are the courses available for apprentices and trainees through Big Build Apprenticeships:

  • Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying
  • Certificate III in Cabinet Making
  • Certificate III in Carpentry
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction
  • Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
  • Certificate III in Concreting
  • Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing
  • Certificate III in Data and Voice Communications
  • Certificate III in Demolition
  • Certificate III in Drilling Operations
  • Certificate III in Driving Operations
  • Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Certificate III in Engineering – Composites Trade
  • Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade
  • Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade
  • Certificate III in Engineering – Technical
  • Certificate III in ESI – Power Systems – Distribution Cable Jointing
  • Certificate III in ESI – Power Systems – Distribution Overhead
  • Certificate III in ESI – Power Systems – Rail Traction
  • Certificate III in ESI – Power Systems – Transmission Overhead
  • Certificate III in Fire Protection
  • Certificate III in Flooring Technology
  • Certificate III in Furniture Finishing
  • Certificate III in Furniture Making
  • Certificate III in Glass and Glazing
  • Certificate III in Joinery
  • Certificate III in Locksmithing
  • Certificate III in Mobile Crane Operations
  • Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology
  • Certificate III in Painting and Decorating
  • Certificate III in Plumbing
  • Certificate III in Roof Tiling
  • Certificate III in Security Equipment
  • Certificate III in Shopfitting
  • Certificate III in Signs and Graphics
  • Certificate III in Solid Plastering
  • Certificate III in Stonemasonry
  • Certificate III in Telecommunications Network Build and Operation
  • Certificate III in Telecommunications Technology
  • Certificate III in Wall and Ceiling Lining
  • Certificate III in Wall and Floor Tiling
  • Certificate III Landscape Construction
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Certificate IV in Building Project Support
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Operations
  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision
  • Certificate IV in Electrotechnology – Systems Electrician
  • Certificate IV in Engineering
  • Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting
  • Certificate IV in Information Technology
  • Certificate IV in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Systems
  • Certificate IV in Surface Extraction Operations
  • Certificate IV in Telecommunications Engineering Technology
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
  • Diploma of Civil Construction Management
  • Diploma of Information Technology
  • Diploma of Surface Operations Management

Search the Victorian Skills Gateway to find more info on the BBA courses offered near you.

Some of these courses are available under the Victorian Government’s Free TAFE initiative, which covers tuition fees for eligible students. Find out if this applies to your situation here.

Keen to sign up for a Big Build Apprenticeship? Head here to register.