Full Time: 1.5 years
, Part Time: 3 - 4 years
This qualification has been designed to meet the needs of the building professional who coordinates the construction of a building, taking responsibility for the overall completion of the job, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client.
The building professional may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the state or territory.
Throughout the course you will learn the professional skills and knowledge required for the management, supervision and administration of residential, industrial and commercial building projects.
With many comprehensive building elements will be incorporated into project based learning, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and research skills in an environment of self paced learning, which may include study tours and site visits.
To receive this qualification you must complete 13 core units and five elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.
If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these will be counted towards completion of this program.
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards
Apply Principles Of OHS Risk Management
Apply Building Codes And Standards To The Construction For Low Rise Projects
Select And Prepare A Construction Contract
Identify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects
Apply Structural Principles To Residential Low-rise Constructions
Read and interpret plans and specifications
Prepare And Evaluate Tender Documentation
Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
Apply Building Codes And Standards To The Construction Process For Medium-rise Building Projects
Apply Structural Principles To The Construction Of Medium-rise Buildings
Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor
Identify Services Layout And Connection Methods To Medium-rise Construction Projects
Monitor Costing Systems On Medium-rise Building And Construction Projects
Supervise The Planning Of On-site Medium Rise Building Or Construction Work
Manage Environmental Management Practices And Processes In Building And Construction
Good passes at Year 12/Matriculation or the overseas equivalent
English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore
less than 5.5.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION
Following completion of this course, students are eligible to receive the award qualification CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building).
The diploma is nationally recognised and is supported by the Building Practitioners Board (BPB), the Australian Institute of Builders (AIB) and the Housing Industry Association (HIA).
Graduates may have the opportunity to articulate into one of Holmesglen's building degree programs or other university degree programs.
Pathways for International students
On satisfactory completion of the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), you will be eligible to enter into the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics with up to 1 year’s advanced standing.
All students transitioning from Vocational to Higher Education will enter a Transition to Degree Program prior to the commencement of their Degree classes to ensure their preparedness for Higher Education studies.
- on-site management and supervision
- local, national and international construction management
- specialist construction roles in quality assurance and safety
How to apply
APPLY VIA AGENT
Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.
To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:
T: 03 9564 1703
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.