52757WA Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting

National ID: 52757WA State ID: YN65
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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.

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


The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills.

  • Persons born on or after 1 July 2003 who are aged 15 years or older, and have left school.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Jobactive
    • Online Employment Services
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

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

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

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Semester 1

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
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Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1
Where Albany
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Semester 2

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 2
Where Bunbury
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