Version Effective: 8th of August, 2019
Version Effective: 8th of August, 2019

NACC00055 - Short Course in Try-a-Trade (Engineering)

Course Details

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.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Non-accredited)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Online
Study Area
  • Engineering and Built Environment
Skill Area
  • Engineering

Admission Codes

International Students
Not Applicable

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.

Upon completion of this Short Course students will receive a Statement of Attendance for NACC00055 - Short Course in Try-a-Trade (Engineering).  

Course Structures

1 day, 7 hour workshop
  • On-campus
NU0055 Try a Trade (Engineering) More Information Details

Unit Sequence

For the following units, you may choose your own order of study, while taking into account pre-requisite requirements and the unit availability.
Unit Code Unit Name
NU0055 Try a Trade (Engineering)

Course Learning Outcomes

This "try a trade" gives the student an opportunity  to use equipment items and have hands-on experiences within a  particular trade.

Most students will produce a fabricated item from each trade area during their time at the CQU Campus. They will have a better understanding of what a trade /apprenticeship is at completion of the "try a Trade" day.

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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There are currently no intakes for this course.
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