Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying

Program code CPC60108
Start date(s) February
Program length Full time: 9 months
Campus Chadstone
Study mode Full time
International program Yes
  • Program Overview

    This program provides you with the professional skills and competencies needed for building inspection work, and for surveying related to residential, industrial and commercial buildings. The program will provide a diverse range of experiences in building theory, regulatory laws and practice, and will equip you with the competencies required for building surveying and inspection.

    You will be required to attend site visits and study tours as part of their program. The program is based on the national training framework and is therefore fully portable allowing you to commence studies in one state, and complete them in another.

    Innovative projects like The Alternative Pathways project provides a cadetship training program for the Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying.

    This course is offered as a combination of face to face classes and students located in the industry with a host employer. 

  • Program Structure

    Students must complete all competencies, and will be progressively recognised for the level of qualification completed.

    Assessment

    Assessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.

    Core Subjects

    CodeName
    CPCCSV6001AAssess the construction of buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6002AProduce working drawings for buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6003AAssess construction faults in buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6004A Apply footings and geomechanical design principles to buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6005AEvaluation of services layout and connection methods for residential and commercial buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6006AEvaluate the use of concrete for residential and commercial buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6007AAssess structural requirements for buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6008AApply building codes and standards to buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6009AImplement performance based codes and risk management principles for buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6010AApply fire technology to buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6011AApply legal procedures to building surveying
    CPCCSV6012AFacilitate community development consultation
    CPCCSV6013ACoordinate asset refurbishment
    CPCCSV6014AManage and plan land use
    CPCCSV6015AAnalyse and present building surveying research information
    CPCCSV6016AApply building surveying procedures to building up to three storeys
    BSBMGT502BManage people performance
    LGAPLEM502AApply ecologically sustainable development principles to the built environment
    LMFFT4010BIdentify and Calculate Production Costs
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.

    Prerequisites

    Diploma of Building Surveying (CPC50108) or equivalent.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    Upon successfully completing this program you will be eligible to receive the Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying which is nationally recognised and is supported by the Building Practitioners Board and the Housing Industry Association.

    Pathways

    Graduates may have the opportunity to articulate into Holmesglen's Bachelor of Building Surveying or other university degree programs.

    Career Opportunities

    • Building surveyor
    • Various managerial positions in building and construction
  • Dates

    Attendance

    Face to face and work placement

  • How to Apply

    Direct

    Apply online now

    The application process takes approximately 5 minutes and at this stage, you do not need to provide any documentation.

    To apply offline, contact the department directly using the details below. Your application will be reviewed by the faculty and you will be contacted within 2 working days. For further information on the full application process, including how to accept your offer, complete enrolment and make payment, visit How to Apply.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    Advanced Building Technology Department

    03 9564 2760

    building@holmesglen.edu.au

  • Fees

    Program Fees

    TypeCost
    Gov. Subsidised$6000
    Full Fee$12500

    Which fee applies to me?

    Due to the different level of government subsidy available to you, there are three possible fee levels for program fees – concession, subsidised and full fee.

    Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are, what level of education you have and what type of program you want to study.

    The Holmesglen Information staff can help you determine your eligibility and discuss options if you are ineligible.

    How do I pay my fees?

    VET Fee HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that helps eligible students pay all or part of their tuition fees for diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma programs.

    Holmesglen also offers a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for.

    Information Offices are situated at all campuses. Discuss your payment options with Holmesglen Information staff.

    Important

    This program has compulsory activities as part of the learning experience. The department will confirm the cost of these activities prior to your enrolment in the letter of offer.

  • Program Overview

    Incorporating the Diploma of Building Surveying, Course Code: BCG50103

    This program provides students with the professional skills and competencies needed for building inspection work, and for surveying related to residential, industrial and commercial buildings. The program will provide a diverse range of experiences in building theory, regulatory laws and practice, and will equip students with the competencies required for building surveying and inspection.

    Students will be required to attend site visits and study tours as part of their program.
    The program is based on the national training framework and is therefore fully portable allowing students to commence studies in one state, and complete them in another.

  • Program Structure

    Students must complete all modules, and will be progressively recognised for the level of qualification completed.

    Assessment

    Assessment is a combination of written assignments, tests, examinations and/or practical application projects. Students are required to attend tests and examinations as scheduled.

    Core Subjects

    CodeName
    CPCCSV6001AAssess the construction of buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6002AProduce working drawings for buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6003AAssess construction faults in buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6004A Apply footings and geomechanical design principles to buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6005AEvaluation of services layout and connection methods for residential and commercial buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6006AEvaluate the use of concrete for residential and commercial buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6007AAssess structural requirements for buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6008AApply building codes and standards to buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6009AImplement performance based codes and risk management principles for buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6010AApply fire technology to buildings up to three storeys
    CPCCSV6011AApply legal procedures to building surveying
    CPCCSV6012AFacilitate community development consultation
    CPCCSV6013ACoordinate asset refurbishment
    CPCCSV6014AManage and plan land use
    CPCCSV6015AAnalyse and present building surveying research information
    CPCCSV6016AApply building surveying procedures to building up to three storeys
    BSBMGT502BManage people performance
    LGAPLEM502AApply ecologically sustainable development principles to the built environment
    LMFFT4010BIdentify and Calculate Production Costs
  • Requirements

    Recognition of prior learning

    Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.

    Prerequisites

    Good passes at Year 11 level or overseas equivalent including a pass in Mathematics and preferably some relevant work experience.

    English language proficiency level of IELTS 5.5 (Academic), ISLPR 2+, TOEFL 197 (CB) or 46 (iBT), PTE Academic Score of 42 (no communicative skill score less than 42), Cambridge English: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) of 47 or equivalent.

  • Outcomes

    Qualification & Recognition

    After completing the first year, students are eligible to receive the Diploma of Building Surveying. After completing the second year, students are eligible to receive the Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying. This Diploma is nationally recognised and is supported by the Building Practitioners Board and the Housing Industry Association.

    Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer
    Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work or life experiences, or through qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQTF Qualifications and Statements of Attainment issued by any other Registered Training Organisation will be recognised by the Institute.

    Career Opportunities

    • Building surveyor
    • Various managerial positions in building and construction
  • How to Apply

    Other

    International students must apply through the International Centre at Holmesglen. Please download an application form and forward it to international.admissions@holmesglen.edu.au together with certified copies of your academic transcripts and the A$500 Application Fee. Students may also apply through one of Holmesglen's accredited agents overseas. Please refer to the separate listing www.holmesglen.edu.au/international . Students with citizenship of countries classified by DIAC as Assessment Level 3 or 4 www.immi.gov.au/students/student-visa-assessment-levels.htm MUST apply through one of Holmesglen's accredited agents.

    Further Advice

    If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:

    +61 3 9564 1703

    intl@holmesglen.edu.au

  • Fees

    For 2014: $12, 400 per year. Fees quoted include required equipment, uniforms and/or material costs