2 years full time / available part time
2 years full time / available part time
Year 12 or equivalent.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying teaches specialised skills for an essential and in-demand sector of the building and construction industry. Whether you’re already in the industry or just starting out, a qualification in surveying will open doors to senior industry positions. With the Victorian Building Authority recently highlighting the importance of qualified building surveyors in domestic and commercial builds, there’s never been a better time to get qualified.
Our industry-based teachers bring practical knowledge and hands-on experience to your training. You’ll learn essential surveying skills on building up to three storeys, including research, conducting surveying, reporting and advising on performance-based building solutions. Industry connections and resources will help to create a solid foundation for an advancing career and you’ll join Melbourne Polytechnic’s community of award-winning tradies with a national reputation. You’ll learn real-world skills in real-world contexts and graduate with the skills needed to enter the urban infrastructure industry as a senior surveyor.
"It means 'future' to me. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... Studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Contact us for part-time options.
Various forms of assessment may be used including project-based assessment, theory-based tests, and completion of practical assignments.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|CPCCBS6002||RESEARCH AND EVALUATE CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS TO THREE STOREYS||Core||250|
|CPCCBS6009||PROCESS BUILDING APPLICATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||100|
|CPCCBS6010||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON BUILDING SURVEYING AUDITS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||120|
|CPCCBS6012||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON INITIAL CONSTRUCTION INSPECTIONS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||100|
|CPCCBS6003||APPLY LEGAL AND ETHICAL REQUIREMENTS TO BUILDING SURVEYING FUNCTIONS||Core||80|
|CPCCBS6004||ASSESS AND ADVISE ON COMPLIANCE OF DESIGN DOCUMENTATION FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS TO THREE STOREYS||Core||120|
|CPCCBS6005||ASSESS AND ADVISE ON COMPLIANCE OF DESIGN DOCUMENTATION FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS TO THREE STOREYS||Core||90|
|CPCCBS6008||PROCESS BUILDING APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||200|
|CPCCBS6014||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON ADVANCED AND FINAL INSPECTIONS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||120|
|CPCCBS6001||RESEARCH AND EVALUATE CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS TO THREE STOREYS||Core||250|
|CPCCBS6013||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON INITIAL CONSTRUCTION INSPECTIONS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||300|
|CPCCBS6015||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON ADVANCED AND FINAL INSPECTIONS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||120|
|CPCCBS6006||PROCESS PLANNING APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS FOR UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||200|
|CPCCBS6011||CONDUCT AND REPORT ON BUILDING SURVEYING AUDITS OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||90|
|BSBWRT401||WRITE COMPLEX DOCUMENTS||Core||50|
|CPCCBS6016||ASSESS AND ADVISE ON PERFORMANCE-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||80|
|CPCCBS6017||MONITOR AND ADVISE ON CONSTRUCTION AND COMPLIANCE UPGRADE WORK ON BUILDINGS UP TO THREE STOREYS||Core||90|
|VU22462||Produce preliminary and working drawings for residential buildings||Core||180|
|ICTDBS603||DETER SUITABILITY DATA FUNCTION AND SCALE||Core||60|
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.
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Our Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic (SLAM) team run the fun stuff on campus: things like movie nights, bake sales, cook-offs, career expos, spring markets, and much more.Student Life at Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic has a large range of specialist training facilities in health and community, construction, hospitality, education and more.Specialist Training Facilities
One of the most common misconceptions about scholarships is that you have to be 'top in your class' to apply. Melbourne Polytechnic scholarships are awarded on a range of criteria such as merit, your area of study and personal circumstances.Scholarships
|Free TAFE||Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Maximum annual amenities||$250||$250||$250|
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The State Government’s Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative covers the cost of tuition (excluding Amenities Fees and Materials Fees) for students who are eligible for government subsidised training and enrol into one of the Priority listed course.
Free TAFE is available to eligible students for one course enrolment in a lifetime.
Free TAFE places are limited for this course in 2020. Please call 9269 8400 and we can advise you whether Free TAFE places are still available.
Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative covers the cost of tuition fees for students who are eligible. Materials and amenities may still apply.
The Free TAFE for Priority Courses initiative will pay your tuition fees for only one course. Once you have commenced in a tuition-free priority course, you are not eligible for further tuition-free places again, even if you do not finish your first tuition-free priority course.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counseling services, student support, and recreational activities.
Amenities must be paid each academic year you are enrolled.
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
For Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan. Read more about them here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 03 9269 8400 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
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