Diploma of Building Design

TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute

Program Description

Diploma of Building Design

TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute

Diploma of Building Design

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.

Entry requirements

  • While there is no formal academic entry requirement for this course, for student visa purposes you may be required to show successful completion of anacademic qualification equivalent to Year 10 or Year 12
  • Academic IELTS 5.5orTOEFL (iBT) 46orCertificate 3 in Advanced English for Further Studyat TAFE NSW or equivalent

Career opportunities

Building designer

Course Code: 10771

CRICOS Code: 079001B

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated June 20, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2017
Full time
27,000 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Sydney, New South Wales
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