|Course Code:||WA79 (National ID: CPC50210)|| |
|Careers:||Builder Building site supervisor (low to medium 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:||Semester 1, Semester 2|| |
|International study available:||No|| |
|Online study available:||No|| |
|Uni pathway available:||Yes|| |
About the course Ask us a question about this course
This Diploma has close ties with the Builders Registration Board and gives you the practical skills to work as a builder on medium rise constructions. You will also supervise construction-planning processes.
You'll be taught in Central's state of the art facilities and mentored by lecturers with real industry experience.
Upon completion you can start your career entering the building industry or study further at one of 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) (Builder's Registration) prepares you for roles such as:
Your Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration) 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:
Supervise projects and become registered to work on medium rise projects
Apply building codes and structural standards to low-medium rise buildings
Apply OHS standards to construction projects
Manage projects and construction work
Prepare construction contracts and estimate building costs
Produce labour and materials schedules
Manage construction work
Create simple construction sketches
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.
We seek 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 mean your Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (Builder's Registration) 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 & Economics)
200 credits (33%)
Equivalent to 1 year
University of Southern Queensland
Associate 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
The tuition fees area $313 (concession) and $626 (non concession) per semester with an average resource fee of $167 per semester. This will vary depending on the different units you take each semester.
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
|Description:||Complete 18 units; 13 core and 5 elective units|| |
Title: GROUP 01 - UNITS
Description: Learners to complete all units as listed below
|D0906||BSBOHS504B||Apply principles of OHS risk management|
|D0933||BSBPMG505A||Manage project quality|
|D0936||BSBPMG508A||Manage project risk|
|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|
|W9242||CPCCBC4005A||Produce labour and material schedules for ordering|
|W9247||CPCCBC4010A||Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions|
|W9250||CPCCBC4013A||Prepare and evaluate tender documentation|
|W9251||CPCCBC4014A||Prepare simple building sketches and drawings|
|W9255||CPCCBC4018A||Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects|
|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|
|W9292||CPCCBC5005A||Select and manage building and construction contractors|
|W9294||CPCCBC5007A||Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contract|
|W9297||CPCCBC5010A||Manage construction work|
|W9434||CPCCOHS1001A||Work safely in the construction industry|
|W9771||CPCSUS5001A||Develop workplace policies and procedures for sustainability|
|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|
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.
Find out more information about the process to apply, enrol and pay.
Applications to study this course in Semester 2, 2013 are now open
Apply online today to begin your study this year.
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