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Try-A-Trade (Automotive) (NACC00053)

Course summary

This non-accredited short course is an opportunity for Secondary School students to Try-A-Trade to gain insights on trade qualifications at CQUni. 

For your chance at hands-on experience with real-life trade qualified teachers, choose from one or all of the Try-A-Trade discipline areas of Automotive, Engineering or Construction.

This short course is perfectly timed in the High School holiday period across a series of three days for your chance to learn about apprenticeship and trades training to help direct your future career goals. 


Each short course will cost $35.00 which includes lunch and course materials. 

Course details

Course Type Short Course (Non-accredited)
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
Study Area
  • - Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • - Engineering and Built Environment
Skill Area
  • - Automotive
AQF Level

Entry Requirements

Must be in Secondary School and in Grades 10, 11 or 12.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Through these Try-a-Trade courses students could gain an insight into a trade area that they might like to pursue a career in and this could lead to applying for VET in School, pre-employment courses or entering into an apprenticeship.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

Required Unit
NU0053 Try a Trade (Automotive)
Study Sequence
Enrol into all units listed under Required Unit.

Course Availabilities

CQUniversity Rockhampton City

This non-accredited short course is available at CQUniversity Rockhampton City.

Duration and dates
1 class for 7 hours


Choose one of the following classes: 

Monday, 26 June 2017

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

All classes will commence from 8.30 am - 3.30 pm.

Whilst on-campus, students must wear closed in shoes (preferably steel cap boots), jeans and a short sleeve shirt.

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
NACC00054 Try-A-Trade (Construction) Yes
NACC00055 Try-A-Trade (Engineering) Yes