22477VIC - Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

This qualification The Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) is the required qualification fobuilding designers applying for registration in Victoria with the Building Commission in the category of Building Design

CRICOS Code
0100498
Intake dates
Every month on the 15th, except December
Duration
156 weeks
Tuition Fees
AUD $36,000
Mode of Study
Full-time
Resource Fees
AUD $500*
Core Units
20
Application Fees
AUD $500*
Elective Units
Nil
Delivery Mode
Face-to-Face
Campus
Melbourne CBD

Course Description

This qualification The Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) is the required qualification building designers applying for registration in Victoria with the Building Commission in the category of Building Design.

Program Content: The training program covers 20 units of competency taken from the Qualification. To be awarded a certificate for the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural), participants are required to successfully complete all 20 core units.

Resources: Students are issued with learning materials and handouts relevant to each unit.

Recognition & Assessments

Recognition: This course holds national accreditation under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF).

Assessments: A range of assessment strategies is employed for this qualificationn and the choice of strategy is dependent on the nature of the unit of competency. Strategies may include but not limit practical application and demonstration of skills, oral presentations, written assignments, tests and projects, work-based projects including the maintenance of log books, action research projects, case studies and log books.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities: Following an appropriate period of employment, a graduate can apply to the Building Practitioners Board for registration as a draftsperson (architectural).

Reassessment & Eligibility/ Entry requirements

Reassessment: Students can have three reassessments of NYC (Not Yet Competent) free of charge provided that the submission of assessments has been done on time. Further, if a student fails more than three times in the unit, the student will have to repeat that unit and charges will be AUD$350.00 per unit (GST will not be charged).

Eligibility/ Entry requirements: This qualification requires a minimum of year 12 completion or equivalent. Oceania Polytechnic requires students to be a minimum of 16 years of age and to demonstrate that they have sufficient English Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) through satisfactory completion of OPIE’s pre-enrolment LLN test. International students may be required to provide evidence of their English Language Proficiency to the minimum level of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent. (Please check the Department of Home Affairs website on www.homeaffairs.gov.au for student visa requirements).

Unit Listings

Unit CodeUnit Name
VU22454Undertake site survey and analysis to inform design process
VU22455Apply structural and construction technology to the design of residential buildings
VU22456Apply structural and construction technology to the design of commercial buildings
VU22457Comply with relevant legislation in the design of residential buildings
VU22458Comply with relevant legislation in the design of commercial buildings
VU22459Design safe buildings
VU22460
Design sustainable buildings
VU22461
Integrate services layout into design documentation
VU22462Produce preliminary and working drawings for residential buildings
VU22463Produce working drawings for commercial buildings
VU22464
Select construction materials for building projects
VU22465Provide design solutions for residential and commercial buildings
VU22466Integrate digital applications into architectural workflows
VU22467Present architectural designs
VU22468Manage architectural project administration
VU21469Undertake complex architectural projects
CPCCWHS1001Work safely in the construction industry
BSBPMG415Apply project risk-management techniques
BSBSMB404Undertake small business planning
VU21604Conduct a Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessment
VU21605Apply Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessment to the design and construction process (Pre-requisite VU21604)

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Apply: To apply for this course as an international student, please complete the online international student application for enrolment form together with the required supportive documents.

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