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TAFE Trades Guide: Home

This is a guide to resources for students studying electrotechnology, carpentry, automotive, construction, metal trades and plumbing.

Australian Standards

National Construction Code

Download the three volumes for free.

  • Volume One  - contains the requirements for Class 2 to 9 (multi-residential, commercial, industrial and public) buildings and structures.
  • Volume Two - contains the requirements for Class 1 (residential) and Class 10 (non-habitable) buildings and structures. 
  • Volume Three - contains the requirements for plumbing and drainage for all classes of buildings.

Numeracy and Foundation Maths

Check out the CDU Study Skills page on Numeracy and Foundation Maths


Use this guide to find resources including;

  • Books/ eBooks
  • Journal articles
  • Australian and Building Standards

Books by topic

Borrow a Magazine

Safety Videos

Rawlinsons construction cost guide

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