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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

  • ID:HI610028
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

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  • Good passes at Year 12/Matriculation or the overseas equivalent.

  • Recognition of prior learning: You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.

English Requirement

International students, who enrol in this program must have an IELTS 5.5

Course Information

The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) has been designed to meet the needs of a building professional who coordinates the construction of a building, taking responsibility for the overall completion of the job, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client.

Throughout the course you will learn the professional skills and knowledge required for the management, supervision and administration of residential, industrial and commercial building projects.

With many comprehensive building elements will be incorporated into project based learning, you will have the opportunity to develop your technical and research skills in an environment of self paced learning, which may include study tours and site visits.

The building professional may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the state or territory.

CRICOS 073682J

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Course structure

To receive this qualification you must complete 13 core units and five elective units. Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

This course is delivered face-to-face, either full time over 18 months or part time over 2 to 6 years. For part time, the average is 3 years, depending on the units taken. If the learner has already completed other eligible elective units, these will be counted towards completion of this program.


  • Read and interpret plans and specifications

  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for low rise building projects

  • Apply structural principles to residential low rise constructions

  • Identify And Produce Estimated Costs For Building And Construction Projects

  • Prepare and evaluate tender documentation

  • Select, procure and store construction materials for low rise projects

  • Select And Prepare A Construction Contract

  • Apply Principles Of OHS Risk Management

  • Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for medium rise building projects

  • Administer the legal obligations of a building or construction contractor

  • Manage Project Risk

  • Manage Project Quality

  • Monitor costing systems on medium rise building and construction projects

  • Identify services layout and connection methods to medium rise construction projects

  • Apply structural principles to the construction of medium rise buildings

  • Supervise The Planning Of On-site Medium Rise Building Or Construction Work

  • Manage Environmental Management Practices And Processes In Building And Construction

  • Manage Construction Work

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Career opportunities, include:

  • estimators

  • contract administrators

  • on-site management and supervision of residential and medium rise projects

  • local, national and international construction management

  • specialist construction roles in quality assurance and safety

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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