Mandurah Regional Trades Skills Centre

Coodanup College has a dedicated Trades Skills Centre for students pursuing a career in the plumbing and gas fitting, painting and decorating and building and construction trades.

The Centre was built to be an environmentally friendly facility and has natural air flow ventilation in all training cubicles with natural sky lighting.

The centre is in collaboration with six consortium regional high schools:

  • Coodanup College
  • Mandurah Catholic College
  • Halls Head College
  • Halls Head Education Support Centre
  • John Tonkin College
  • John Tonkin Education Support Centre

Students from the consortium schools access the Trades Skills Centre with the opportunity to utilise the professional facilities and work toward their chosen career pathways and successfully achieve certifications while at school. They will learn essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills and receive workplace experience for entry into the plumbing and gas fitting, painting and decorating and building and construction trades.

Pre-apprenticeship and Certificate I/II pathways are offered for students pursuing a career in the following areas:

  • Plumbing & Gas fitting
  • Painting & Decorating
  • Building & Construction

Students enjoy trade facilities and amenities of professional standards and can develop valuable technical expertise and take part in challenging projects.

The Centre houses:

  • Impressive industrially equipped workshops
  • Two training classrooms which overlook the specialised training areas for painting and decorating and plumbing and gas fitting

Our Trade pathway leads to a nationally recognised qualification endorsed by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority.