Diploma of Building Design

National ID: CPP50911
State ID: D772
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Further your designing career in the building and construction industry

This course builds on the skills obtained in the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and provides more drafting and design experience in ArchiCAD and Revit software for residential and small-scale building projects.

You will cover principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for design projects and occupational health and safety requirements for this booming industry.

    Once you've completed this Diploma you will be able to work in a design office on commercial and residential projects with architects, builders, and project managers.

    Gain these skills
    • Identify and produce estimated costs
    • Prepare concept designs and specifications
    • Produce and present 3-D models
    • Research and create client approved designs and drawings that are compliant
    • Research the best construction materials and methods for building and construction projects
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Spatial awareness and creativity
    • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
    • Comfortable working with computers
    • Good time management skills

    Course description

    Further your designing career in the building and construction industry

    This course builds on the skills obtained in the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting and provides more drafting and design experience in ArchiCAD and Revit software for residential and small-scale building projects.

    You will cover principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for design projects and occupational health and safety requirements for this booming industry.

      Once you've completed this Diploma you will be able to work in a design office on commercial and residential projects with architects, builders, and project managers.

      Gain these skills
      • Identify and produce estimated costs
      • Prepare concept designs and specifications
      • Produce and present 3-D models
      • Research and create client approved designs and drawings that are compliant
      • Research the best construction materials and methods for building and construction projects
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Spatial awareness and creativity
      • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
      • Comfortable working with computers
      • Good time management skills

      Campus locations

      Course page link
      Public
      South Regional TAFE

      This qualification applies to building designers who undertake building design projects covered by the Building Code of Australia (BCA), except Construction Type A buildings. 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.

      Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

      Course description

      This qualification applies to building designers who undertake building design projects covered by the Building Code of Australia (BCA), except Construction Type A buildings. 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.

      Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

      Campus locations

      Course page link