Short Courses

Introduction to Trades

Melbourne Polytechnic's program is offering participants with a disability and/or learning difficulties the opportunity to work together in a project based setting to enhance skills across a number of industries.

Course Code: SWE018






Work Education
03 9269 8615


19 days
Total Hours: 133

Course Outline

  • Communication - identifying different types of appropriate workplace communication
  • Participate in group discussions and activities
  • Learning to work in a team
  • Workplace rights and responsibilities of employees and employers
  • Learning the difference between positive and negative criticism
  • Develop skills in this industry
  • Use various hand tools and equipment
  • Problem solving and WH&S

Course Outcomes

  • Introduction to Trades will give participants an insight into a number of trade industries and work opportunities within these industries.

Suitable For

  • People with learning needs



No government funding or concession applies.

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

No formal assessment


Pen and Paper


No prior knowledge or experience required.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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