|Course Code:||W741 (National ID: CPC50210)|| |
|Careers:||Builder Building site supervisor (medium to low-rise buildings)|| |
Two years (4 semesters) full time.
One year full time for graduates from W740, Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
|How:||Full time, Part time|| |
|Where:||eCENTRAL EAST PERTH CAMPUS140 ROYAL STREETEAST PERTH6004|| |
|Intake:||Contact us for study options|| |
|International study available:||Yes|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||Yes|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
This Diploma gives you an in-depth insight into the legal, structural, financial and management that goes on during the construction process. Upon completion you can further your career, supervise and manage projects on low to medium rise constructions or study further at Western Australia’s leading universities.
View our brochure to see the course and career pathways Central offers in the building industry.
Where this course can lead you
With public infrastructure and housing needs rising, now has never been a better time to join the building and construction industry.
Your Diploma Building and Construction (Building) prepares you for roles such as:
Your Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) opens the door for further study of a Bachelor of Applied Science at Curtin University with our Pathways to University program.
Skills you will gain from this course
Central's building design and construction qualifications provide you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Manage projects and construction work
Learn and apply building codes and standards to low-medium rise buildings
Supervise construction projects
Learn and apply OHS principles
Prepare construction contracts and estimate building costs
Produce labour and materials schedules
Develop sustainability policies
Connected with industry
As a part of this qualification you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements, giving you real experience in the industry. Building design and construction students have worked with Pindan, a leading building and construction company in Perth.
Central seeks industry input in the development of our courses and curriculum, so the skills you obtain are relevant in the workforce. Our lecturers are building design and construction professionals providing you with valuable insight into the industry.
The software and practices this industry uses are replicated within Central. ensuring that when you leave, you'll be working with familiar technology and processes.
Central's university pathway arrangements means your Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) will provide you with the opportunity for direct entry and an advanced standing in a course at Curtin University or University of Southern Queensland.
Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management and Economics)
200 credits (33%)
Equivalent to 1 year
University of Southern Queensland
Associated Degree in Engineering (Civil) or Associated Degree in Construction (Civil)
Assessed on an individual basis, credit of up to one semester equivalent full time. Credit will depend on units completed.
Find out more about distance education study at USQ
Domestic students:The costs for this course for a semester are: $606 or $303 (concession). On top of this there is also a resource cost of $160. The resource fee is an estimate because the amount depends on which units you choose. You will be given the exact amount at enrolment. Find out more about how the costs are determined.
An estimate of the total cost of the course is $3144 (non conc) over the two years the course takes to complete.
Paying your fees
You will be expected to pay your course fees in full at the time of enrolment.
Fees can be paid at our student services offices at any of Central’s campuses. You can also pay by credit card over the phone, however, if you wish to pay by instalments, you will need to make your first payment in person and sign the payment plan terms and conditions.
Assistance may be available for those students experiencing financial hardship.
Find out more details about payment options
International students:The cost for international students is $ 12000, duration is one year. You will need to pay for your course fees when you accept your offer and meet all the conditions.
|Plan:||W741 - CU1206 - PSC|| |
|Description:||Complete 18 units: 13 core and 5 elective units|| |
Title: GROUP 02 - ELECTIVE UNIT
Description: Complete five (5) elective units. Below is an example
|W9242||CPCCBC4005A||Produce labour and material schedules for ordering|
|W9255||CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|W9292||CPCCBC5005A||Select and manage building and construction contractors|
|W9771||CPCSUS5001A||Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability|
|WE972||CPCCBC5007B||Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor|
Title: GROUP 01 - CORE UNITS
Description: Central Institute of Technology offer the units listed below.
Please note: previously completed units may count towards this qualification. Please discuss with the teaching area to determine eligibility.
|D0906||BSBOHS504B||Apply principles of OHS risk management|
|D0933||BSBPMG505A||Manage project quality|
|D0936||BSBPMG508A||Manage project risk|
|D7338||CPCCBC4010B||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|D7343||CPCCBC5010B||Manage construction work|
|W9238||CPCCBC4001A||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects|
|W9240||CPCCBC4003A||Select and prepare a construction contract|
|W9241||CPCCBC4004A||Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects|
|W9250||CPCCBC4013A||Prepare and evaluate tender documentation|
|W9289||CPCCBC5002A||Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects|
|W9290||CPCCBC5003A||Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work|
|WA767||CPCCBC5001B||Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects|
|WA768||CPCCBC5018A||Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings|
Information for international students
Central is one of Australia's largest VET colleges, and trains around 1700 students from more than 85 countries each year. In 2010, we were the inaugural winner of Western Australia's International Training Provider of the Year award and were again given this award in 2011.
Our campuses are conveniently located near the centre of Perth's CBD, making them easy to access via public transport. Central boasts excellent, state of the art facilities and resources and a friendly, safe and secure learning environment.
As a graduate, you are ensured direct pathways to further qualifications at Western Australian universities, or alternatively, the job ready skills you need to succeed in your career straight away.
We offer a dedicated International Centre which is focused on servicing International students, helping you with your personal and academic needs. Staff offer friendly, specialised support and guidance from your initial contact through to your graduation, to ensure that your experience at Central is enjoyable and rewarding.
Visit our international pages to find out more about studying at Central and life in Perth.
Find out from international students about their experiences studying at Central.
Courses available to international students at Central are delivered in partnership with Education and Training International RTO Provider No: 52395 CRICOS Provider Code: 00020G
Getting into this course
In order to gain entry into this course you must complete the (W740) Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) or demonstrate well developed communication and maths skills.
This conversion table explains the grades you need to have obtained at a high school level to meet this entry level requirement.
The Application Process
The process for applying for a course at Central depends on whether you are a local or international student and the way that you will be studying: full time, part time, as an apprentice or trainee.
Our future students area of the website includes a handy guide to help you through the process depending on what type of student you are, and how you are planning on studying.
Visit our apply, enrol and pay guide
Recognition of Prior Learning
Do you have existing skills? Whether obtained through paid or voluntary work, training or other experiences, you may be able to fast track your study by applying for recognition of prior learning, often referred to as RPL.
Find out more here