AWARD COURSE

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)


National Code: CPC50210
TAFE SA Code: TP00297


Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of builders, including selecting contractors, overseeing work quality, and liaising with clients. The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the state or territory.

Duration
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Up to 24 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access subsidised training or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course.
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 24 month course
Subsidised
$1,788 - $2,399
$7,154 - $9,595
Concession
$1,280 - $1,717
$5,120 - $6,868

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$6,928 - $9,292
$27,710 - $37,168
    • External study is available with on campus workshops.
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Commercial construction manager.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50210)
    This course covers safety, project quality and risk, building codes and standards, contracts, costing, structural principles and tender documentation. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 13 core units and 5 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low-rise building projects 40
    Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects 200
    Apply principles of OHS risk management 50
    Apply structural principles to residential low-rise constructions 160
    Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings 300
    Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects 60
    Manage construction work 150
    Manage project quality 40
    Manage project risk 40
    Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects 60
    Prepare and evaluate tender documentation 20
    Select and prepare a construction contract 40
    Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work 200

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Manage energy efficient building methods and strategies 70
    Read and interpret plans and specifications 30
    Select and manage building and construction contractors 40
    Supervise and apply quality standards to the selection of building and construction materials 60
    Work safely in the construction industry 6
  • Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Design Drafting)
    Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Site Management)
    Bachelor of Built Environment
    Bachelor of Construction Management (Online program)
    Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours)
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