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Diploma of Building Design and Technology

Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE
Length: 2 years
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Diploma program
Location: Sunshine Coast
Language: English

Program Description

The Building Design and Technololgy Diploma programme is a challenging and rewarding course, providing students with substantial, wide-ranging skills and knowledge related to the building design and architectural drafting industry.

The first year of the course qualifies students for the Certificate IV in Residential Drafting. Students gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills to produce documentation suitable for the construction of residential housing. Subject areas include:

  • housing design,
  • construction technology,
  • materials,
  • 2D computer aided drafting,
  • office administration,
  • residential working drawings
  • digital presentation.

In the following year participants extend their expertise to encompass commercial building design, site surveys, construction technology related to commercial buildings, 3D computer aided drafting and digital rendering, commercial working drawings and project administration.

Assessment take the form of both practical & theory exercises,undertaken throughout the program. On successful completion of the second year students are eligible for the Diploma of Building Design and Technology.

Admission requirements

Students wishing to study the Building Design and Technololgy Diploma should meet the following requirements:

Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12 (12 years of schooling) or mature age with suitable experience.

Students require basic understanding and knowledge of trigonometry and so should have successfully completed an appropriate maths subject at senior school level (or suitable experience).

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

Tuition & fees

Tuition Fee:$AUD22,000

Additonal Fees:$AUD600 Approx.

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Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

The Sunshine Coast TAFE Institute is nestled in the heart of Australia's Sunshine State - Queensland, Sunshine Coast TAFE has firmly established a strong reputation as the premier provider of vocational education and training in the region. They have established...

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Contact information for Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

Mooloolaba Campus
34 Lady Musgrave Drive
4557 Mountain Creek

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