Manage your building career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). You’ve got the hands-on experience, so take your career to the next level and manage a commercial or domestic building site with your leadership.
The building industry needs your leadership skills
Construction is a thriving industry and using your abilities as a leader in this fast-paced trade, take the opportunity to hone skills, learn, and grow your own business. Alternatively, become an even more valuable employee to any construction employer.
Learn the essentials of building management, including project risk, quality standards related to the construction industry, client liaison, and relevant costing systems.
As well as learning all the theory that goes into building and construction projects, you will gain hands-on experience and skills, with three units taken from Certificate II in Joinery, Shopfitting, Stairbuilding (Pre-Apprenticeship).
Industry connections and resources
At Melbourne Polytechnic, you will have access to leading-edge technology and be taught essential methods and practices by our qualified and industry-experienced teachers.
Enhance your employment prospects in the building construction industry as an assistant site manager, estimator or quantity surveyor. With the necessary industry experience, you can be registered as a building practitioner in many categories or you can pursue further studies in Construction Management.
This course is recognised by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA), Master Builders Association of Victoria and the Housing Industry Association.
Possible career paths for building and construction professionals include:
- building/construction project supervisor
- building planner
- construction scheduling/coordinator
- site manager
- building estimator