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52757WA Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting

National ID: 52757WA | State ID: YN65

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to prepare drawings, estimates and plans and liaise with architects, builders and contractors of residential buildings.

You will learn how to present and document building projects using both manual and computer-aided drafting techniques. You will learn about building materials, construction methods and the social and environmental aspects of residential construction projects. Part of this qualification will involve project-based learning where you will work with an industry mentor and apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

During the course you will cover the theory, underpinning knowledge and practical skills required to produce documentation suitable for gaining a building permit and for the on-site construction of Class 1 and Class 10 Residential Housing projects in accordance with the provisions of Volume 2 of the Building Codes of Australia.

This course is Competitive and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
Job opportunities

On successful completion of the Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting students will be able to work as a residential draftsperson.

Study pathway

CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design

How to apply

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at when applications are open.

For international students, contact

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 1800 621 445 or email

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Albany - Full Time


Fees and charges


Duration 12 months
When Semester 1
Where Albany
How Full-Time
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Page last updated March 20, 2020