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Try-A-Trade (Engineering) (NACC00055)

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
How to Apply Please Enquire
Study Area
  • - Apprenticeships, Trades & Training
  • - Engineering and Built Environment
Skill Area
  • - Engineering
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 persue 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
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 long sleeve shirt.

2018 Unit Availabilities

Unit availabilities have not yet been finalised for this course.

Please check this page regularly for updates.

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
NACC00053 Try-A-Trade (Automotive) Yes
NACC00054 Try-A-Trade (Construction) Yes