Diploma of Building & Construction - Building

TAFE Western Australia

Program Description

Diploma of Building & Construction - Building

TAFE Western Australia

This course introduces you to the legal, structural, financial and managerial processes involved in the construction process. It will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to work as a builder on low rise to medium rise building projects. You will gain a range of skills enabling you to supervise the planning and quality of construction work and manage the risks associated with projects.

To successfully complete this course, students will be required to undertake work placement in the building industry. Students are required to arrange this placement themselves. More information, advice and industry contacts will be provided at orientation and during their course.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 18 units which comprise of 13 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

  • Apply principles of OHS risk management
  • Manage project quality
  • Manage project risk
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects
  • Select and prepare a construction contract
  • Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
  • Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions
  • Prepare and evaluate tender documentation
  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects
  • Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects
  • Supervise the planning of on-site medium rise building or construction work
  • Manage construction work
  • Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated September 14, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
13,120 AUD
Information
Deadline
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Australia Perth, Western Australia
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 13,120 AUD
two semesters tuition