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Diploma of Building Design

National ID: CPP50911 | State ID: D772

 

This qualification applies to building designers who undertake building design projects covered by the Building Code of Australia (BCA), except Construction Type A buildings. Building designers may specialise in residential projects, including new buildings, heritage restorations and additions or renovations; or they may also undertake commercial and industrial projects, such as factories, motels, offices, restaurants, retail or service outlets and warehouses.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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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
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to work in residential projects, commercial and industrial projects or service outlets and warehouses.

Further study opportunities:

Graduate Certificate in Building Design

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Where Bunbury
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Bunbury Campus
Full Time, four semesters
This course is available for Semester 1

Part Time, Flexible
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2  

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply.

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International students
Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.
International students can only study full-time. For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses

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
Inspect and analyse sites and produce measured drawings for small-scale building design projectsCPPBDN5007AWC047
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
Year 2
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Develop and collaborate on building information models for small-scale building design projectsCPPBDN5013AWC053
Prepare a concept design for accessible building workCPPACC5011AW9805
Prepare specifications for all construction worksCPCCBC4015AW9252
Produce 2-D drawings for building design projects using CAD softwareCPPBDN5017AWI928
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 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
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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

Application information available here.

For application help please contact your local campus.

 

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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This course was available for Semester 2, 2016.
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This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

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