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Holmesglen offers both building surveying qualfications and building design courses. Our building surveying courses provide a diverse range of skills and knowledge in building theory, regulatory laws and practice, and will equip you with the competencies required for building surveying and inspection. And when you study our building design courses, you'll gain the real-world skills and knowledge you need to become a practising building designer.
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This course allows you to complete an Advanced Diploma in just two years, allowing you to move into the workforce quicker or onto a degree course sooner.

Designed to meet the building and construction industry needs, you will develop your building design (architectural) skills in both the residential and commercial areas of the industry. Work in teams reflecting real life work practices responding to real client briefs.

Throughout the course you will acquire the professional skills and knowledge required for sustainable design, drafting and documentation of residential, industrial and commercial buildings. Emphasis is on the design process, construction technology, integration of BIM, presentation and production of working drawings, using industry standards and the latest architectural software.

You will also have access to design studios with high end Mac labs and the latest technical and electronic equipment.

Building design elements will be incorporated in project based learning, and you will have opportunities to develop a variety of skills, including technical and research skills in an environment of self-paced learning, which may include study tours and site visits.

This qualification, together with relevant industry experience, allows you to become a Registered Building Practitioner with the Victorian Building Authority (VBA).

Holmesglen is a leading provider of building studies in Victoria, and this course is delivered by professionals with extensive industry experience. Holmesglen has an excellent reputation within the building industry and has produced a number of BDAV student award winners.


The Bachelor of Building Surveying is a four-year (equivalent) professional course designed to meet the needs of the building surveying industry.

The first three-years (equivalent) of the course focus on the provision of a foundation of knowledge and skills that prepares you for a wide range of possible graduate vocational occupations in the building industry, taking into account the high level of mobility, especially at mid-career stage, of professional and para-professional practitioners.

The program incorporates a syllabus and subject structure designed to demonstrate the interrelationships involved in the building process that you would expect to encounter in the building construction workplace.

You will develop an in-depth technical knowledge in building surveying and will be able to operate independently as a professional within this field. Its strong vocational and building discipline focus will assist you in meeting the academic requirements for membership of relevant professional bodies in the building sector.

All academic staff in the Bachelor of Building Surveying have extensive, relevant industry/professional experience and higher education teaching experience. The facilities used by students include dedicated computer labs.

The course is accredited and/or recognized by the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors and the Victorian Building Authority (VBA).


Building Design and Building Surveying Open Days

 

Are you looking for a creative and challenging career in architectural drafting? Building designers and surveyors are currently in high demand to ensure a well built future for our growing and changing communities. Visit us on Open Day at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting pathway options and career outcomes in the building design industry. Following the presentation you will have the opportunity to speak to industry experienced teachers who will give you information and advise you about each entry stream. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

 

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

 

Are you looking for a creative and challenging career in architectural drafting? Building designers and surveyors are currently in high demand to ensure a well built future for our growing and changing communities. Visit us on Open Day at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting pathway options and career outcomes in the building design industry. Following the presentation you will have the opportunity to speak to industry experienced teachers who will give you information and advise you about each entry stream. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

 

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen St Kilda Road Campus, 332 St Kilda Rd Southbank Australia

Want to make sure buildings that go up, stay up? Building surveyors are often involved in projects from the early planning stages through to completion, and work closely with other allied professionals such as architects, builders, engineers and planners. Together, they ensure these buildings adhere to regulations. Visit us on Open Day for a formal a presentation at 6.30pm highlighting pathway options and career outcomes in the Building Surveying industry. Following the presentation you will have the opportunity to speak to industry experienced teachers who will give you the information and advise you about each entry stream. Registrations are essential for sessions to go ahead.

 

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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