Trades

Whether you're studying a pre-trade course or doing a managed apprenticeship, we have all the gear you need to get your trades career off to a great start.

Our purpose-built workshops have all the latest gear necessary to learn your trade.

the trades workshops and carpentry barn recently underwent an extensive refurbishment and now include:

  • Modern automotive engineering workshop with full size automotive bays and a covered atrium where you can work on cars outdoors but under cover
  • Mechanical engineering workshop with welding bay facilities for MIG, TIG and gas welding
  • A fabrication workshop, where is a new CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) Plasma Cutter which can cut steel to any shape up to 20mm thick
  • Carpentry students work on real-size, real world projects for the community in the refurbished carpentry barn with mezzanine floor.  Previous projects have included building an eco-home, a sleepout and a shed
  • Tutors use tablets connected to data projectors in classrooms, head cameras or mobile TV units in the workshops - this enables a record of your skills or the ability to show detailed work to a whole class
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