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CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design

National ID: CPP50911 State ID: D772
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Further your designing career in the building and construction industry

This course builds on the skills obtained in the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and provides more drafting and design experience in ArchiCAD and Revit software for residential and small-scale building projects.

You will cover principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for design projects and occupational health and safety requirements for this booming industry.

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.


  • Identify and produce estimated costs
  • Prepare concept designs and specifications
  • Produce and present 3-D models
  • Research and create client approved designs and drawings that are compliant
  • Research the best construction materials and methods for building and construction projects

I have the following attributes:

  • Spatial awareness and creativity
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Comfortable working with computers
  • Good time management skills

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books
  • Stationery

Typical timetable:

  • 4 days per week


Other job titles may include:

  • Building Contractor
  • Architectural Drafter

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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Semester 1, 2022

Perth - On Campus

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Perth
How On Campus
Tuition fee Resource fee Total fee
General $9,953.01 $75.00 $10,028.01

Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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