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Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)

The online Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management) course offered by Curtin University is aimed at those seeking a professional career in the building, construction and civil engineering industries.



Graduates will gain the skills and knowledge to work in the building and construction industry as project managers, quantity surveyors, construction managers, estimators, contract administrators and building surveyors.


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Residential Construction Course unit

Learn about residential construction practice and theory in this online unit from Curtin University.


Residential Construction is an introductory unit where you’ll learn about the physics, materials and types of construction appropriate for residential buildings.


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Building Information Modelling Course unit

This Curtin University unit introduces the process of Building Information Modelling to students of construction, and teaches them how to apply it in their work.


In it, you will be equipped with a thorough grounding in 3D modelling and have the opportunity to benefit from online team collaboration.


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Building Services Course unit

Building Services is an online unit provided by Curtin University that explores the provision and coordination of a range of building services within construction projects.


Its key aim is to examine the role of building services in ensuring comfort and functionality in both working and living areas.


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Certificate I in Construction CPC10111

Master basic tasks and tools, and gain an introductory understanding of the construction industry with this online Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111) course from North Coast TAFE.



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Certificate II in Construction Pathways CPC20211

Equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to move ahead in your construction industry career with this online Certificate II in Construction Pathways (CPC20211) course from North Coast TAFE.



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Certificate III in Carpentry CPC30211

The Certificate III in Carpentry (CPC30211) course provides carpentry apprentices with the skills and knowledge required to work as a qualified carpenter.



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Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) CPC40110

Become a licensed builder in NSW, QLD, ACT, TAS and NT with this online Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building) course from North Coast TAFE.


The nationally recognised course allows aspiring builders to get qualified without the need to attend classes.


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Commercial Construction Course unit

This online unit in Commercial Construction from Curtin University is designed to expand your knowledge and expertise in construction to encompass commercial and industrial construction technology.


By exploring techniques and materials relating to commercial building processes, you will learn how to interpret and produce commercial plans for local and international construction jobs.


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Construction Estimating Course unit

Construction Estimating is an online unit offered by Curtin University that offers students an introduction to the history and development of estimating methods and principles as used in contracting organisations.


Subjects you will cover include strategic estimating areas such as tender preparation, obtaining and checking sub-contractor quotations, pricing preliminaries and determining margins for profit and overheads.


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Construction Industry Management Course unit

Construction Industry Management is an online unit offered by Curtin University that provides an overview of the construction industry and the external factors that influence it.


The unit introduces a range of management techniques and concepts associated with construction projects.


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Construction Law Course unit

Construction Law, delivered online through Curtin University, provides you with an introduction to the laws affecting building projects and construction.


By studying this unit, you will gain an understanding of the law relating to construction, including common and statutory law, as well as contract law and dispute resolution.


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Construction Planning and Scheduling Course unit

Construction Planning and Scheduling is an online unit offered by Curtin University that will help develop your ability to use construction planning and scheduling techniques.


The unit focuses specifically on construction planning, monitoring and project control, and interfacing with various forms of project information.


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Construction Plant and Equipment Course unit

Construction Plant and Equipment is an online unit offered by Curtin University that provides an introduction to the various types of plant and equipment used in construction of modern buildings.


The unit examines the different processes, capabilities and performance outputs of each type of plant, in addition to the factors that should be considered when deciding on the plant and equipment to use for a particular project.


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Contract Administration Course unit

Contract Administration is an online unit offered by Curtin University that uses authentic industry scenarios to engage students in the administration of a project.


Focus points include contractual procedures, the rights and obligations of contractual parties, and computer-aided contract administration.


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Cost Planning Course unit

Cost Planning is an online unit offered by Curtin University that introduces the techniques and information sources associated with cost planning in the building industry.


Key focus points include the processes of design economics, cost benefit analysis and elemental cost analysis.


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Course in Plumbing - Roofing CPC40912

Specialise in your trade by completing this Course in Plumbing - Roofing (CPC40912) and meet the requirements to apply for your VBA licence in roofing (stormwater).



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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210

Level up your building skills with the training offered in the Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50210) course!



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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) CPC50210

Develop your aptitude for building into a rewarding career with this online Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) (CPC50210) course from North Coast TAFE.


The course educates you in the core skills of planning, executing and managing the construction of medium-rise buildings from end to end.


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Infrastructure Construction Course unit

Infrastructure Construction is an online unit provided by Curtin University which explores infrastructure-based projects found mainly in the resources sector and treatment industries.


Throughout the unit, you will become familiar with the construction techniques and management processes involved in the construction of roads, railways and waterways.


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About Building & Construction

Can you study building and construction online? Yes you can!

A career in building and construction is more than blueprints and bricks. Every building or structure must adhere to strict codes and standards as well as other legal requirements, and there are many steps involved in planning and management. Builders and contractors can now study online to gain not only the qualification, but the specific skills required for the modern construction site.

You will learn how to prepare and evaluate tender documents, identify and produce estimate costs and manage workflow and staff. You will also be able to create structures that are thermally efficient and meet sustainability requirements, a factor that is becoming increasingly important in new building projects.

Potential building and construction career outcomes include: Bricklayer, Building Contractor, Building Technician, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Concreter, Painter and Decorator, Plasterer, Roofer, Shopfitter.

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