From January 2019, this course will be offered free of tuition fees for eligible students under the Victorian government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses program, designed to reduce the financial barrier for students wanting to train in courses that lead to jobs in demand from Victorian employers. If you're eligible, the State Government will cover the full cost of your tuition fees for this course, saving you thousands of dollars. Other fees, such as materials and amenities, may still apply. Enquire here or call 9269 8400 to check your eligibility for this offer.
Become a building surveyor or inspector with a successful career in the vital area of building compliance in Australia with the Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying.
Diverse opportunities in the building industry
There is an abundance of opportunities for you to gain employment as a professional and qualified building surveyor. The building industry continues to grow and with it, demand for quality and dedicated building surveying professionals.
Possible career opportunities include:
- building inspector
- building surveyor
- senior project manager
An industry preferred pathway to your career
You’ll learn the essentials for achieving qualification for entry into the building surveying profession. Our qualified and industry experienced teachers will guide you through your studies ensuring you are job ready.
Our facilities give you access to the latest building technology and building assessment techniques used in today’s sustainable building environment.
Ask us about pathways to further vocational training or higher education from this qualification.
VTAC CodePreston 6900669234
Enquire with department.
Class Schedule: *
Mon - PM
Tue - PM
Wed - PM
Thu - PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Course Advisor
Modes of Delivery
From January 2019, this course is offered at $0 tuition for eligible students under the Victorian State Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses program. Note you may still have to pay other fees, such as materials and amenities. Enquire here or call 9269 8400 to check your eligibility for this offer.
Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
Assessment MethodsVarious forms of assessment may be used including project-based assessment, theory-based tests, and completion of practical assignments
- You need to have successfully completed Year 12/VCE or be mature age
- You are required to attend one of our Information Sessions
Pathways to further studyOn successful completion of this course you may seek entry and into a building and construction oriented degree offered by universities
Career PathwaysPossible employment outcomes include senior building surveyor or senior building inspector
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|BSBWRT401||WRITE COMPLEX DOCUMENTS||50|
|CPCCBS6001||RESEARCH AND EVALUATE CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS TO THREE STOREYS||250|
|CPCCBS6002||RESEARCH AND EVALUATE CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS TO THREE STOREYS||250|
|CPCCBS6003||APPLY LEGAL AND ETHICAL REQUIREMENTS TO BUILDING SURVEYING FUNCTIONS||80|
|CPCCBS6004||ASSESS AND ADVISE ON COMPLIANCE OF DESIGN DOCUMENTATION FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS TO THREE STOREYS||120|
|CPCCBS6005||ASSESS AND ADVISE ON COMPLIANCE OF DESIGN DOCUMENTATION FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS TO THREE STOREYS||90|
|CPCCBS6006||PROCESS PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||200|
|CPCCBS6008||PROCESS BUILDING APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||200|
|CPCCBS6009||PROCESS BUILDING APPLICATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||100|
|CPCCBS6010||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON BUILDING SURVEYING AUDITS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||120|
|CPCCBS6011||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON BUILDING SURVEYING AUDITS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||90|
|CPCCBS6012||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON INITIAL CONSTRUCTION INSPECTIONS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||100|
|CPCCBS6013||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON INITIAL CONSTRUCTION INSPECTIONS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||300|
|CPCCBS6014||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON ADVANCED AND FINAL INSPECTIONS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||120|
|CPCCBS6015||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON ADVANCED AND FINAL INSPECTIONS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||120|
|CPCCBS6016||ASSESS AND ADVISE ON PERFORMANCE-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||80|
|CPCCBS6017||MONITOR AND ADVISE ON CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLIANCE UPGRADE WORK ON BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||90|
|ICTDBS603||DETERMINE SUITABILITY OF DATABASE FUNCTIONALITY AND SCALABILITY||60|
|VU22462||PRODUCE PRELIMINARY AND WORKING DRAWINGS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS||180|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.
This qualification aligns with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 6.