School Based Programs

MPA Skills offers a School based Pre Apprenticeship program for students enrolled in years 11 & 12. The 1 or 2 year program runs over the course of the academic year combining theory and practical training with work placements to gain real life experience within the selected industry. The School Based Pre Apprenticeships offered are:

52700WA Certifiate II in Plumbing & 52824WA Certificate II in Building and Construction (Pathway - Trades)

On successful completion of the School Based Pre Apprenticeship students will receive the Certificate II qualification.  If a student gains employment as an apprentice on completion of the course the Certificate II qualification will enable the student to receive credits for some units in a Certificate III qualification.

The schools currenlty involved in the School Based Pre Apprenticeship Programs are:

  • John Forrest
  • Ursula Frayne
  • St Norbet
  • Baldivis
  • John Forrest
  • Ursula Frayne

There are now minimum entrance requirements to enter into a School Based Pre Apprenticeship program.  Your school will need to make sure that you are work ready and academically capable of completing the program.  Speak to your school VET Coordinator to find out more.

School Based Pre Apprenticeship Flyer

The Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry.  We acknowledge the suppor of the Contruction Training Fund in reducing the cost of training for eligible workers.


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