When you complete this course, you will be ready for a career in building design. You will have the skills and knowledge to apply your skills to diverse building design projects. You will further develop their drafting expertise and design capabilities to design, draft and document plans, specifications and documentation for buildings of all classifications, as defined in the NCC, to a maximum floor area of 2,000 m², excluding those of Type A construction.
Practice at this level is underpinned by the ability to analyse and synthesise information from a range of sources to generate design solutions. Practitioners work without supervision and may specialise in residential, commercial, public or industrial projects including new buildings and renovations.
Licensing requirements apply to building design in some states or territories.
This course will be FREE from 1 January 2023. The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government.
Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.
|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|
There are entry requirements for this qualification. Entry points which demonstrate a candidate’s potential to undertake the CPP50921 Diploma of Building Design are:
• CPP40115 Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting, or
• CPP40121 Certificate IV in Residential Drafting, or
• 52757WA Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting, or
• Demonstrated relevant vocational experience, skills and knowledge commensurate with the scope of work covered in the core units of CPP40121 Certificate IV in Residential Drafting.
- Building Designer
- Architectural Draftsperson
- Building 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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