Diploma of Building and Construction
|Department:||Built & Natural Environments|
|Study Area(s):||Building and Construction|
|Course Length:||Full-time (2 years)|
|Direct Entry:||You can apply for this course directly through Kangan Institute.|
|VTAC:||Year 12 and mature age applicants can apply for this course at the VTAC website during the VTAC period.|
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Kangan Institute 2013 Diploma and Advanced Diploma tuition fees
This course aims to provide students with the technical knowledge linked with employability skills to monitor and to oversee all the quality aspects related to the construction of Domestic, Industrial and Commercial Buildings of medium /rise to a maximum height of three stories.
Please note: the fees listed below relate to only 2013 courses.
|Government Subsidised||Indigenous Concession||Full fee|
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# Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as student services and IT fees. Click here to view 2013 Student Services and IT fees.
Diploma and advanced diploma students are no longer eligible for a concession or exemption of tuition fees however VET FEE HELP is available to eligible students. Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander students can continue accessing concession rates at all program levels (including diploma and advanced diploma).
If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, Indigenous concession or full fees. For more information about our fees structure, click here.
What costs and other fees should I expect?
Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email@example.com for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.
What employment opportunities will I have?
This course may lead to employment as a:
- Building Estimator
- Building Advisor
- Building (Manager)
- Building Contract Administrator
- OHS Safety Officer
- Building Teacher
- Building Consultant
- Registered Builder Domestic/Commercial
- Building Site supervisor
- Building Inspector (further study required )
What skills will I have when I complete this course?
The course is designed to provide participants with skills, knowledge and attitudes that will complement an extensive knowledge of the Building Industry assisting in the development of a highly skilled and flexible workforce with the ability to make informed choices for future career paths.
What qualifications will I receive?
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Diploma of Building and Construction. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
What opportunities for further studies will I have?
On successful completion of your training you will be awarded the Diploma of Building Construction. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.
Can I apply?
To be eligible, you must have successfully completed year 12 (or the equivalent) or be of mature age, and possess sufficient literacy, numeracy and visual interpretation skills to successfully complete the study.
How do I apply?
You can register your intention to enrol via VTAC by accessing the VTAC online application facility at www.vtac.edu.au
You can also fill out a direct entry form obtainable from Customer Service Centre on 9279 2222.
The Building Department will then process your application and contact you to arrange an interview.
How will I be selected for this course?
You will need to attend an interview and complete a pre-enrolment comprehension, literacy and numeracy test.
How long is the course?
This is a 2 year full-time course.
Where and how can I study?
You will study at the Broadmeadows campus
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written tests, oral or practical assessment methods. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information.
This course involves very little manual lifting tasks. The course offers excellent opportunities for women to enter the construction industry. The course is equally suitable for such positions as building technical advisors (managers), consultants, builders (project managers), and assistants.
What will I study?
The course structure consists of competency standards related to the Construction of Domestic/ Industrial and Commercial Building of medium rise to a maximum height of 3 stories.
You will study Construction Details Building Codes and Standards, Costing, Structural principles, Quality, Management Services, OHS and many other related components within the Building Industry. Your knowledge will be underpinned by site visits and online surveys.