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Diploma of Building Design

National ID: CPP50911 | State ID: D772

 

With public infrastructure and housing needs rising, there has never been a better time to join the building and construction industry.

This course follows on from the 52757WA Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and combines real drafting and design experience with relevant theory.

You will gain skills in

  • ArchiCAD and Revit
  • Residential and commercial building construction and design
  • Building sustainability for Australian conditions

Once you've completed this Diploma you will be able to work in a design office on commercial and residential projects with architects, builders, and project managers.

Your Diploma of Building Design prepares you for roles such as:

  • Building Drafter
  • Building Designer
  • Building Contractor
  • Architectural Drafter

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Prerequisites
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Design office of a builder, project home builder, individuals home designers office, architects office.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see joboutlook.gov.au

Further study opportunities:

Completion gives you advanced standing at university in architecture.

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Course Overview

Where Northbridge Building 2
Duration 2 years (full time)
HowFull-Time
International Students
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2018
Available Semester 2, 2018
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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

Units

Year 1
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industryCPCCOHS2001AW9435
Apply principles of energy efficient design to buildingsCPCCSV5013AW9582
Develop concepts for small-scale building design projects and finalise solutions with clientsCPPBDN5008AWC048
Develop concepts for small-scale building design projects and finalise solutions with clientsCPPBDN5008AWC048
Produce 2-D drawings for building design projects using CAD softwareCPPBDN5017AWI928
Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for small-scale residential buildingsCPPBDN5011AWC051
Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for small-scale residential buildingsCPPBDN5011AWC051
Recommend sustainability solutions for small-scale building design projectsCPPBDN5005AWC045
Research compliance requirements for small-scale residential building design projectsCPPBDN5003AWC043
Research construction materials and methods for small-scale residential building design projectsCPPBDN5001AWC041
Write to apply solutions to problems21779
Year 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and collaborate on building information models for small-scale building design projectsCPPBDN5013AWC053
Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projectsCPCCBC4004AW9241
Prepare a concept design for accessible building workCPPACC5011AW9805
Prepare specifications for all construction worksCPCCBC4015AW9252
Produce and present 3-D models of small-scale building designsCPPBDN5012AWC052
Produce compliant client-approved designs for small-scale building design projectsCPPBDN5009AWC049
Produce compliant client-approved designs for small-scale building design projectsCPPBDN5009AWC049
Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for non-residential buildingsCPPBDN5015AWC055
Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for non-residential buildingsCPPBDN5015AWC055
Research compliance requirements for small-scale non-residential building design projectsCPPBDN5004AWC044
Research construction materials and methods for small-scale non-residential building design projectsCPPBDN5002AWC042
How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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Was available Semester 1, 2018
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Available Semester 2, 2018

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