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‚ÄčThe building and construction industry is very much alive and well in Australia, employing around nine per cent of the population. There are more roles available than you may think, including tradespeople, construction managers and technical building professionals.

Holmesglen will set you up for whatever construction or building profession you're looking to get into, whether it's managing large construction projects or tackling projects as a registered builder. We have a range of tailored and flexible courses that are perfect for your needs. Work towards a registration certificate or diploma in building, or aim for a degree or graduate diploma in construction management and economics. The world - or, at least, the construction world - is your oyster at Holmesglen.

We're the most comprehensive provider of training in Victoria's building and construction industry, and we're proud to have a working relationship with influential groups such as the Australian Institute of Building.

For those living remotely or balancing study with work, we offer supported online delivery and flexible study options, as well as the traditional classroom variety. Our main aim is to give you every opportunity to succeed, and with a well regarded industry qualification, you'll do just that.

Courses available (5)

Certificate IV

  • Building and Construction (Building)
    Part Time
    Chadstone; Moorabbin; City
    Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) Holmesglen TAFE
    • Start May / Various dates throughout the year

    This is an intensive course for builders, site managers, foremen, construction managers and other building practitioners involved with the management of small-to-medium-sized low rise building businesses, who wish to become the appropriately registered person with responsibility under Victorian building legislation.This course covers the skills and knowledge needed by professional builders in the building industry. You will learn to run a small to medium construction business and take overall responsibility for completing the construction of a [...]

  • Online International
    Building and Construction (Building)
    Chadstone; City
    Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) Holmesglen TAFE
    • Start February / April / July / Various dates throughout the year

    Online - 2 years (or earlier) or class attendance - 1 year (2 days per week)This course has been developed with busy people in mind. Our unique, flexible method of teaching combines off campus study via online course material, with a drop in campus based tutorial program at our convenient City campus location. The tutorial program is scheduled out of normal working hours so you can fit your study around your work commitments. While the [...]


  • Online International
    Construction Management and Economics
    Chadstone; Off Campus
    Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics Holmesglen TAFE
    • Start March / July

    This course is a four-year degree designed to meet the professional requirements for accreditation by the Australian Institute of Building and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.The course embraces the construction management and quantity surveying fields of study, which are generally considered to fall within the management disciplines and financial administration of building projects through their life cycle.The first three years of the course focus on building a foundation of knowledge and skills that prepare [...]


  • Online
    Building and Construction (Building)
    Professional Program
    Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) Holmesglen TAFE
    • Start Various dates throughout the year

    This course has been specifically designed for professionals aiming to move into supervisory, administrative or management roles within the design and construction industry. Some of the core content covered within the course includes environmental management practices, safety and risk management, managing projects, building codes and standards, contracts including legal obligations when estimating and monitoring costs, and structural principles. The strength of the course lies in its flexibility to adapt content to cover residential, industrial and [...]

  • International
    Building and Construction (Building)
    Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) Holmesglen TAFE
    • Start February / July

    This qualification has been designed to meet the needs of the building professional who coordinates the construction of a building, taking responsibility for the overall completion of the job, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client. The building professional may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the state or territory. Throughout the course you will learn the professional skills [...]

Building & Management Open Days

  • 21Jun
    Building and Construction

    At Holmesglen, we offer an entire suite of building courses designed to meet the strong demand predicted over the upcoming years, all of which follow a national framework meaning your qualification will be recognized nationally.

    Visit us on Open Day for a formal a presentation at 6.30pm highlighting pathway options and career outcomes in the Building & Construction industry.

    Following the presentation you will have the opportunity to speak to industry experienced teachers who will give you the information and advise you about each entry stream.

    - , Thu 21 Jun - bookings essential.

    Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road, Chadstone, Vic Australia

  • News More Than A Qualification

    Holmesglen Advanced Building Technology Teacher Harry Houhoulas explains how a qualification is more than a piece of paper.

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