The 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.
This course is a great way to prepare you for a trade career in the Civil Construction Sector and related industries. It teaches you the practical skills and knowledge to assist you to enter the civil construction industry.During this course you will learn the workplace health and safety essentials and appropriate workplace communication skills required to work on a civil construction site. You will also gain practical skills using hand tools and work on Civil [...]
If you are looking to gain employment and further your career in the civil construction industry, this course is designed for you. As a leading provider of a range of apprenticeships in the building trades, Holmesglen offers a flexible and engaging experience for apprentices. We have a proven reputation for providing quality training that is designed to meet the needs of individuals and of companies and employers.Our Civil Construction department offers apprenticeship training in the [...]
This is an introductory 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 - 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 [...]
The Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics is a four year professional 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]