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What will I learn?

The Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) gives you the skills and knowledge to advance your career in building and construction management roles in a booming global industry.

Explore the many aspects of modern construction, analyse and interpret complex technical documents, build your leadership skillset, manage contractors and apply what you learn through extensive work placement with Australian industry experts.

TAFE NSW is the leading provider of education and training in Australia, with over 130 years of history. Our building and construction courses are designed to ensure you graduate with the skills and attributes required to succeed.

Through course work, you will learn to:

Plan low to medium rise building projects
Identify and produce estimated project costs
Apply building codes and standards to the construction process
Prepare and evaluate tender documents
Manage project quality and risk
Manage contracts and contractors
Apply structural principles to low and medium rise construction

TAFE NSW is known for delivering training with a focus on developing your practical abilities. You will strengthen your skills in:

Communicating with key stakeholders
Planning and managing construction work
Understanding and selecting building materials for a range of construction types
Supervising, leading and managing a team

Stand out in a global job market with the key professional skills needed to work effectively with a range of people on a building site:

Communication
Problem solving
Outstanding time management
Accuracy and attention to detail
Business management

CRICOS

072913G

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$21,360.00 (11,74,917) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

February 2023

Venue

Granville Campus

136 William Street,

GRANVILLE,

New South Wales,

2142, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$21,360.00 (11,74,917) per year
Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from AUD $300 – AUD $1,000 per course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

TAFE NSW

Ultimo College,

651-731 Harris Street,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

English Language Requirements:

Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or equivalent
Or Completion of a TAFE NSW General English Program

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW is the largest vocational education and training provider in Australia, grooming its students to be job-ready through hands-on learning.

  • Students can study at 30+ locations in New South Wales
  • Home to over 3,200 international students each year
  • Study options include certificates, diplomas and degrees
  • Offers industry-aligned programs in small classes