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Offering Info

Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying

  • National Course Code: CPC60115
  • TAFE NSW code: CPC60115-01V01-21ULT-102

Location – Ultimo, Marcus Clark (Building W)

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

9 Hours per week

Duration

2 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of building surveyors or certifiers who apply knowledge of compliance requirements and construction methods and materials to the implementation of statutory building surveying requirements or to the provision of advisory building surveying services.

The scope of work undertaken by building surveyors varies across jurisdictions and can include:
providing code-consulting advice to clients on the compliance requirements for proposed building developments
processing planning and building applications
conducting mandatory construction inspections
auditing buildings and following up on areas of non-compliance
issuing certificates of occupancy.

Building surveyors require an understanding of relevant compliance requirements as well as of traditional, new and emerging construction methods and materials. They make a significant contribution to the development and construction of the built environment, often working in collaboration with specialist consultants to assess and verify that proposed and actual building works are compliant and to ensure the safety of building occupants.

Building surveyors work in a highly regulated environment and must carry out their role ethically and according to legislative and regulatory requirements.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to building surveying in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

This course is superseded.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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • White card, Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE) and access to various building sites.

To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 4:00 pm Ultimo Campus, Marcus Clark Building (Building W), Level 1, Room 1.40

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Flexible Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 8.5 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 2 years.

You may also be required to complete approximately 16.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, assignment preparation.



IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Individuals as a whole will be from diverse backgrounds and represent a wide variety of age groups.
    Allowance is made for the needs of particular groups (e.g. people with disabilities, and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties, such as speakers of languages other than English).
    Individuals may have met some of the requirements through recognition of previous studies, work experience, life experience or a combination of them all.
    Individuals may be working full or part time in Industry and or other industries; while others may be studying to enter the industry.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Friday 5:00pm to 8:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:
Indicative cost of $200 to cove White card and Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE)

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Elective Units
Number Title
CPCCBS6002 Research and evaluate construction methods and materials for commercial buildings to three storeys
CPCCBS6001 Research and evaluate construction methods and materials for residential buildings to three storeys
CPCCBS6003 Apply legal and ethical requirements to building surveying functions
CPCCBS6004 Assess and advise on compliance of design documentation for residential buildings to three storeys
CPCCBS6005 Assess and advise on compliance of design documentation for commercial buildings to three storeys
CPCCBS6006 Process planning applications for residential buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6007 Process planning applications for commercial buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6008 Process building applications for residential buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6009 Process building applications for commercial buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6010 Conduct and report on building surveying audits of residential buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6011 Conduct and report on building surveying audits of commercial buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6012 Conduct and report on initial construction inspections of residential buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6013 Conduct and report on initial construction inspections of commercial buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6014 Conduct and report on advanced and final inspections of residential buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6015 Conduct and report on advanced and final inspections of commercial buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6016 Assess and advise on performance-based solutions for buildings up to three storeys
CPCCBS6017 Monitor and advise on construction and compliance upgrade work on buildings up to three storeys

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Ultimo, Marcus Clark (Building W)
827-837 George Street, Sydney
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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