Diploma of Building Design
TAFE Queensland - Coomera

Course outline

Progress your career as a building designer or draftsperson with this diploma qualification from TAFE Queensland. This course meets the technical requirements for you to apply for a Building Design – Low Rise or Building Design – Medium Rise licence. In this course students will learn specialist skills in building design for residential and small-scale commercial projects. Students will learn to understand client needs to develop building design concepts and create sustainable design solutions. Utilising a suite of software programs for computer-aided drafting (CAD) and presentation, students will produce and present drawings and models. TAFE Queensland’s industry-expert teachers will ensure students develop the theoretical and practical skills to produce high quality work that complies with occupational health and safety and building code requirements.

Note

Applicants offered a place in this course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/course/17/17752/diploma-of-building-design for more information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.

Admissions Criteria

Successful applicants must complete CPP40115 Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting or CPP40121 Certificate IV in Residential Drafting or 52757WA Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting or demonstrate relevant vocational experience, skills and knowledge commensurate with the scope of work covered in the core units of CPP40121 Certificate IV in Residential Drafting before progressing to the Diploma of Building Design.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Additional entry requirements

Successful applicants must complete CPP40115 Certificate IV in Building Design Drafting or CPP40121 Certificate IV in Residential Drafting or 52757WA Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting or demonstrate relevant vocational experience, skills and knowledge commensurate with the scope of work covered in the core units of CPP40121 Certificate IV in Residential Drafting before progressing to the Diploma of Building Design.

Assumed knowledge

Sound literacy and numeracy skills

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Building designer, draftsperson.

Course Code
526306
Start Date
Jan 2023
Jul 2023
Offer rounds
Fee

Sub *See notes

Level of Qualification
Diploma
Study Area
Built Environment and Design
Course Duration

1-2 years On campus with some online

Location
Gold Coast