Trade Training Facility Upgrade

TAFE NSW set out to upgrade three south western Sydney campuses, including the Wetherill Park Trade Training facility. JN worked with NBRS Architects to deliver this impressive upgrade, providing Civil, Structural, and Building Services (Electrical, Hydraulic, Mechanical, and Fire) Engineering designs, from concept design through to construction. The aim of this upgrade was to deliver TAFE NSW’s strategy for consolidating five sites into one, centralizing departments to create the Engineering Centre and increasing facilities to meet future growth in student numbers.

As a trade training campus, the design of this upgrade required careful consideration for the unique needs of a technical education facility. This included upgrades to infrastructure, which was at capacity and could not meet the high electrical demands for the planned campus. Additionally, the design incorporated carefully planned mechanical ventilation flowrates, as well as multiple gas welding & cutting stations and fitting & turning stations, all beyond what you would see in a commercial trades warehouse. In addition to the trades spaces this upgrade included updates to classrooms, computer rooms, bathrooms, and teacher facilities.

Having worked with Government departments for many years our team knew the key to a successful outcome meant keeping to the set out timeline, as well as optimizing the efficiency of meetings to keep costs on target.