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22477VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

22477VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 FebruaryEast Geelong CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 2 yrs
2020 FebruaryEast Geelong CampusClassroom Day Part-time: Flexible
2020 JulyEast Geelong CampusClassroom DayFull-time: 2 yrs
2020 JulyEast Geelong CampusClassroom Day Part-time: Flexible

Intakes

East Geelong Campus: February and July

Course Duration

2 years

Cricos Code

099456E

Course Description

This course prepares you for a career as a building designer, with the practical skills, knowledge and qualifications to work in the residential and commercial design and construction sectors. This course also gives you a great edge if you’re planning to move onto university studies. Please refer to the Further Study Options information below.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

FT - 3.5 days per week | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (half day) and Thursday | 9.00am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 5.00pm
PT - established upon enrolment 
Some subjects may require night attendance

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Building Designer
  • Draftsperson in Building Design/Architectural sector

Course Description

Do you love building design and architecture? This course prepares you for a career as a draftsperson, to design and document detailed plans for both residential and commercial buildings and structures.

You will learn construction methods and techniques, design techniques, site surveying, environmentally sustainable design principles, 2D and 3D software, graphic presentation, project management and administration, scheduling and documentation management. Throughout the course, you’ll work on a range of projects and client briefs, develop a portfolio to show potential employers and build a network of industry contacts.

Course Description

This course prepares you for a career as a building designer, with the practical skills, knowledge and qualifications to work in the residential and commercial design and construction sectors. This course also gives you a great edge if you’re planning to move onto university studies. Please refer to the Further Study Options information below.

Work placement/industry experience

This course offers opportunities to participate in industry field trips and an international study tour.

Work placement/industry experience

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 to 4 days a week

How often do I attend?

FT - 3.5 days per week | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday (half day) and Thursday | 9.00am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 5.00pm
PT - established upon enrolment 
Some subjects may require night attendance

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Building Designer
  • Draftsperson in Building Design/Architectural sector
Entrance Requirements
Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study
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Date published: 13/09/2019 10:00:24 AM

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