Are you creative and technical-minded? If you’ve successfully completed Year 12 or have relevant experience in the industry, successful completion of this course may help you find employment opportunities with architects, builders, building designers, building inspectors, or surveyors. You will work with designing all components in the construction of residential, commercial and industrial buildings, using AutoCAD, Revit and other programs. This course also incorporates the legislative requirements designers must adhere to for buildings, whether it be council or government restrictions or bushfire attack levels (BAL). This course may articulate into further study at degree level, in architecture, building construction management or interior design. This qualification leads to your registration as a building designer, as required by the Victorian Building Authority.
Apply technology to the design of residential and commercial buildings
Designing safe and sustainable buildings
Relevant legislation and building codes
Architectural project administration
Produce drawings and designs for presentation
Legislative requirements for constructions
Select and allocate construction materials
Conduct and apply Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessments
Site survey and analysis
VU22454 Undertake site survey and analysis to inform design process
VU22455 Apply structural and construction technology to the design of residential buildings
VU22456 Apply structural and construction technology to the design of commercial buildings
VU22457 Comply with relevant legislation in the design of residential buildings
VU22458 Comply with relevant legislation in the design of commercial buildings
VU22459 Design safe buildings
VU22460 Design sustainable buildings
VU22461 Integrate services layout into design documentation
VU22462 Produce preliminary and working drawings for residential buildings
VU22463 Produce preliminary and working drawings for commercial buildings
VU22464 Select construction materials for building projects
VU22465 Provide design solutions for residential and commercial buildings
VU22466 Integrate digital applications into architectural workflows
VU22467 Present architectural designs
VU22468 Manage architectural project administration
VU22469 Undertake complex architectural projects
VU22470 Conduct, interpret and apply a Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessment
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
BSBPMG415 Apply project risk management techniques
The assessments will enable students to demonstrate the underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes required to meet the course outcomes. A range of assessment strategies to meet different student’s needs will be selected, including written work, practical work, demonstrations and exhibiting your work and skills.
Must apply separately (after gaining relevant work experience) with VBA for a registration as a Building designer.
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification
Building design assistant
- On-campus – The majority of teaching and assessment is conducted on-campus
- Blended – Teaching and assessment will be conducted on-campus and online.
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
FULL-TIME: 2 YEARS
When You Can Start
Course begins 8 February 2021
**Year 1:** 9am-4pm, Mon, Tues and Wed
**Year 2:** 9am-4pm, Mon, Tues and Wed
You need to attend an interview as part of the selection process for this course.
You require sound English language and literacy skills.
You need to have successfully completed Year 12, or enrol as a mature age applicant and/or have relevant work experience in the building industry
Government Funded $7,301.00 (Tuition $7,301.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $14,602.00 (Tuition $14,602.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
How to apply
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Please note: We reserve the right to close course intakes early. Many courses have limited places and high demand. Early applications are recommended. We reserve the right to cancel intakes and courses if there are insufficient student numbers.
This course can be complemented by the Certificate IV in NatHERS (Nation-wide House Energy Rating Scheme).
This course may articulate into further study at degree level, in architecture, building construction management or interior design.
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