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International Course Info

Diploma of Building Design

  • National Code: CPP50911
  • CRICOS Code: 079001B

This course is designed for people wanting to work in the architectural and building design industry. Students will learn the theoretical and practical skills that will enable them to work effectively as architectural draftspersons, CAD Technician or Building Information Modeller in the residential sector as well as the industrial and commercial building sectors.

Skills include: drafting, building information, modelling, building construction. Theory including the BCA, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), environment awareness, sustainable building theory and administration.

The course also provides students with a range of skills in graphics and building construction theory required to prepare sketches and working drawings by manual and CAD techniques. Building designers may specialise in residential projects, including new buildings, heritage restorations and additions or renovations or they may also undertake commercial and industrial projects, such as factories, motels, offices, restaurants, retail or service outlets and warehouses.

Subject area: Architectural Studies

Course code:
10771
Course fee:
A$22,350 - A$28,933
2 Years

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or English Language Programs (Beginner to Advanced) at TAFE NSW or equivalent
  • COURSE INTAKES

    FOR 2019

    Granville Total course fee: A$28,933 Enrol: Feb
    Nirimba Total course fee: A$28,933 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Ultimo Total course fee: A$28,933 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Wollongong Total course fee: A$28,933 Enrol: Feb

    FOR 2020

    Granville Total course fee: A$22,350 Enrol: Feb
    Nirimba Total course fee: A$22,350 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Ultimo Total course fee: A$22,350 Enrol: Feb , Jul
    Wollongong Total course fee: A$22,350 Enrol: Feb
     

    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive the Diploma of Building Design students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    CORE UNITS ADDITIONAL UNITS

    ARTICULATIONS

     

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Course fees and duration can vary based on the Institute you want to study at, the entry requirements for the course, and the year you will begin study.

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Building designer