Through this course, students will build the perfect career foundation to plan and design buildings, ranging from residential homes to medium-rise commercial buildings up to three stories. This includes restoration, renovation, unit development and extension work. Students develop the skills to become confident in design and documentation, construction, structures, building materials and services, professional practice and communication and the key principles of sustainability. Recognised by industry, students will develop practical skills through completion of design-based projects and authentic assessments that reflect real practices. Successful completion of this award satisfies the educational requirements for the Building Design – Medium License, issued by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC). This course is offered part-time allowing students to work in industry while studying. Students have the option to continue their studies and complete the Bachelor of Building Design at CQUniversity. For more course information, visit Associate Degree of Building Design.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.
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Higher education study
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Recent secondary education
Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank
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Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
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Building designer; design architectural; planning; building or engineering firms; government departments; corporations with large building portfolios.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
4 years Part time