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Course Info

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

National Course Code: CPC50210

Overview

Be ready to work as a site manager on exciting infrastructure projects when you study the nationally accredited Diploma in Building and Construction (Building). You will learn on-the-job with your employer and in TAFE NSW simulated work environments. Advance your building and construction leadership skills and use your industry experience to become a licensed builder.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Manage construction work
  • Plan onsite medium rise buildings
  • Prepare tender documents
  • Manage contracts and contractors
  • Apply structural principles to low and medium rise construction
  • Apply quality standards to the selection of materials and apply building codes

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes you need to get ahead in this field:

  • People leadership
  • Communication excellence
  • Business acumen for the building industry
  • Problem solving

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will give you:

  • A nationally accredited Diploma qualification
  • A great mixture of hands-on experience, theory and real world projects you can take back to site
  • The opportunity to apply for your Building (general building work) licence

GROW YOUR CAREER

Continue studying at university level with a degree in construction or project management.

You will be able to advance your building and construction career in management roles such as:

  • Construction project manager
  • Site supervisor
  • Contracts manager
  • Construction manager

INDUSTRY DEMAND

According to the Australian Government Job Outlook service, the number of people working as construction managers grew very strongly over the past five years and is expected to continue to grow strongly over the next five years to 2023.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Locations

This course is currently available at 9 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Good time management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Leaderships qualities
  • An ability to problem solve

Assessment is a very important part of your TAFE NSW course. We use a range of methods to assess your competence including:

  • Skills assessments
  • Knowledge assessments
  • Supplementary evidence and work placement

You must hold a CPC40110 Certificate IV in Building Construction (Building) alongside the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) and have industry experience, to gain your Building (general building work) license in NSW.

The Certificate IV will help you gain leadership and management skills, coordinate and manage subcontractors, apply structural principles to low rise constructions, conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects and run your own business. The successful completion of the Certificate IV in Building Construction (Building) is an entry requirement of this Diploma.

The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) will solidify your specialist skills. It has been designed to meet the needs of builders who would like to manage residential, commercial or industrial buildings.

Note: If you have qualifications in carpentry and/or bricklaying you may apply to gain your Building (general building work) license in NSW. However, you still require a Certificate IV in Building Construction (Building) qualification. For more information visit fairtrading.nsw.gov.au

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Supervision and management skills
  • Understanding and selecting building materials for a range of construction types
  • Communication skills to liaise with key stakeholders

You will have access to industry specific computer rooms, studios, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities available at most TAFE NSW campuses. You may also study online and on your job site.

This course is for people wanting to become builders and managers of small to medium building businesses. It provides learners with the skills and knowledge to coordinate the overall construction of low rise and medium rise residential and commercial including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Full Time, Part Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening
  • Fully government-subsidised
  • JobTrainer

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Granville: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

Nirimba: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 1 Year

Nirimba: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 1 Year

Nirimba: Part Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 1 Year

St George, Main Campus: Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

St George, Main Campus: PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 2 Years

St George, Main Campus (Non Trainee): Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 2 Years

St George, Main Campus, (Traineeship): Part Time Day

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 2 Years

Ultimo Marcus Clark Building (Non-Trainee): Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 1 Year

Ultimo Marcus Clark Bulding (Traineeship): Full Time

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 1 Year

Ultimo Marcus Clarke (Non-Trainee): PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 21 Months

Ultimo Marcus Clarke (Traineeship): PT Evening

  • Fee Free if Eligible for JobTrainer
  • Start Date: 01 Feb 2021
  • Duration: 21 Months

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