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Try a Trade




1 session

Try a Trade

Developed in partnership with Swinburne this course will provide you with the opportunity to undertake trade tasters in six different industry areas. Choose one, two or many! Learn about the career prospects for each trade, the entry and training requirements, the industry demand, wages and conditions. Have a hands-on go at the following; bricklaying, carpentry/building, electrical, horticulture, plumbing and engineering (3D design and printing, CAD and casting). Access individual career planning services, introductions to employers waiting to accept apprentices in each industry or follow-up training to prepare for entry.

Your chosen sessions will be held over 7 weeks at Swinburne Croydon Campus (Horticulture at Wantirna) - Specific dates will be provided to you on your selection/s.

How the course is run


Blended delivery (online or in-person)

Session information

Dates & Times to be advised

Sessions will be run at 2 locations.

Session 1 - will be held at Vermont South Neighbourhood House

All other Sessions will be held at Swinburne Croydon Campus (Horticulture at Wantirna)

FREE to *eligible learners

* Students currently enrolled in the school system are not eligible for this course.


1 session



Other information

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