Diploma of Building Design (CPP50911)

Qualification: Diploma
Course Code: CPP50911
Study mode: Online
Payment options: VET FEE-HELP may be available
Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; complete within 2 years
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: OTEN - Open Training & Education Network (RTO 90004)
Course fees: Price may vary
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

This Diploma of Building Design (CPP50911) course offered through SEEK Learning provides students with the training and knowledge base to become fully qualified building designers.

Awarded by OTEN, the course content covers everything from the soft skills involved in working with clients and managing small-to-medium scale project timings; to the technical aspects of the job such as producing rendered animations of 3D models, recommending sustainability solutions and complying with WHS requirements and industry guidelines.

Students will also gain an in-depth understanding of the design process for working on residential and non-industrial projects. 

Eligibility

There are no formal entry requirements for this course; anyone can apply!

If you wish to access a VET FEE-HELP loan, you must:

  • Provide a copy of your Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate; OR
  • Complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy test

Areas of study

In this building design course, the subjects you will study include:

  • CPCCOHS2001A - Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPPBDN5006A - Consult with clients to produce approved small-scale building project design briefs
  • CPPBDN5014A - Contribute to construction and building design project finalisation processes
  • CPPBDN5008A - Develop concepts for small-scale building design projects and finalise solutions with clients
  • CPPBDN5007A - Inspect and analyse sites to produce measured drawings for small-scale building design projects
  • CPPBDN5010A - Negotiate and finalise planning approval for small-scale building design projects
  • CPCPCM4003A - Produce 2D architectural drawings using CAD software
  • CPPBDN5012A - Produce and present 3D models of small-scale building designs
  • CPPBDN5016A - Produce and present rendered animations of 3D models of small-scale building designs
  • CPPBDN5009A - Produce compliant client-approved designs for small-scale building design projects
  • CPPBDN5015A - Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for non-residential buildings
  • CPPBDN5011A - Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for small-scale residential buildings
  • CPPBDN5005A - Recommend sustainability solutions for small-scale building design projects
  • CPPBDN5004A - Research compliance requirements for small-scale non-residential building design projects
  • CPPBDN5003A - Research compliance requirements for small-scale residential building design projects
  • CPPBDN5002A - Research construction materials and methods for small-scale non-residential building design projects
  • CPPBDN5001A - Research construction materials and methods for small-scale residential building design projects

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What’s it like to work as a builder?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Diploma of Building Design (CPP50911) from OTEN - Open Training & Education Network.

The course will give you the technical skills and foundational knowledge required for diverse roles in building design, whilst giving you an in-depth understanding of what it takes to design small-to-medium scale projects.

Depending on your interests, you can also choose to specialise in areas such as new buildings, heritage restorations and renovations, or commercial and industrial projects like factories, hotels and warehouses.

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Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this OTEN program, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. If you are not eligible for VET FEE-HELP, there are two other payment options:

  • Payment plans: Eligible students may be able to pay for this course through weekly, fortnightly and monthly repayments. This flexible payment plan does not require a deposit and involves no interest for the first 12 months. After this period, students will be charged 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be paid.
  • Upfront payment: Pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

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You may be eligible to receive VET FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the VET FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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SEEK Learning offers a vast selection of tertiary and vocational courses through some of Australia’s leading education providers. You can study an accredited TAFE, university and IT course, as well as customised training packages, from recognised course providers. With flexible study and finance options and many courses available through correspondence and online studies, you can gain any number of career-boosting qualifications at your convenience with SEEK Learning.
As a student of OTEN through SEEK Learning, you will be periodically contacted by your teachers to discuss your education progress. Your enquiries will also receive priority attention and your assignments will be marked and returned within seven working days.

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