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Building Surveying and Construction

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Want to be a builder? Our advanced building surveying and construction courses will prepare you for a variety of roles in the industry:

  • builder
  • building surveyor
  • construction manager
  • project manager

At Melbourne Polytechnic, we will help build your level of responsibility to get the job done – in selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with clients.

Gain skills in the following areas:

  • building codes and standards
  • creating working drawings of buildings
  • assessing construction faults
  • occupational health and safety
  • contracts
  • structural principles
  • on-site supervision
  • legal obligations
  • applying quality standards
  • surveying properties
  • applying building codes
  • evaluating building materials
  • estimating and costing
  • legal requirements and contracts
  • structural principles and techniques
  • project managing a building.

Some of these courses are pre- or post-qualifications – either way, you can be sure you’re building a great career with Melbourne Polytechnic.

Courses
Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Construction Waterproofing is a hands-on course designed for people currently working in waterproofing or who have sufficient experience in the construction industry.

Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)
Construct a great future with the Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building). Take your own business to the next level, become an invaluable manager or gain the skills you need in site and business management to lead you to the top of your field.

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Manage your building career with our Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). You’ve got the hands-on experience, so take your career to the next level and manage a commercial or domestic building site with your leadership.

Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)
Rise up in the world of design with the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural). Your dream of working for an architect, building designer, or running your own building design firm can become a reality. A career in this field can be both creative and rewarding.

Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
Construct a successful career in the industry with the Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying. Build on your current building surveying skills to boost your career in the building and construction industry by becoming a building surveyor or inspector.

Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Melbourne Polytechnic's Associate Degree of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia. The program is part of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) with an optional exit point after two years at Associate Degree level.

Bachelor of the Built Environment
The Bachelor of the Built Environment provides you with advanced knowledge of design and architecture, building construction techniques, client briefs, sustainable principals and substantial knowledge about the practice of architecture.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia. The program is industriously versatile and also offers an exit point after the first two years at the Associate Degree level.

Short Courses
Scaffolding Licence - Basic Level
Plan Reading
Scaffolding Licence - Intermediate Level
Conduct and Apply Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessment
Elevated Work Platforms


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