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Foundation Education Courses

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RTO 22557
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavours to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit their students’ lifestyles. Since 1999, they’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drive quality graduates across each industry, alongside their partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT).

With more than 60 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:

Flexible Online Study
Foundation Education’s courses are delivered online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or as little as six months.

Dedicated Student Support
Foundation Education’s industry experienced Technical Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Industry Relevant Courses
Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.

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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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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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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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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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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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Site Management Course unit

This online Site Management unit from Curtin University examines management processes adopted for site organisation and layout.


The unit also investigates on-site management of materials, plant and labour, security, subcontractors, industrial relations and site safety.


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Introduction to Building Measurement Course unit

Introduction to Building Measurement is an online unit provided by Curtin University, which teaches you about the various measurement methods currently used within the construction industry.


By studying this unit, you will learn about the Australian Standard Method of Measurement of Building Works and learn how apply it to various basic structures.


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