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About the course

About the course

Prepare for a career in the building and construction industry. Our building course will provide you with the skills and knowledge associated with the planning and construction of a range of building types within Australia. During this course, you will investigate, research and apply problem-solving techniques in a variety of areas.

With the guidance of current industry professionals you’ll learn:

  • to select and prepare a contract
  • to survey sites
  • to apply structural principles to residential low-to-medium rise construction
  • to plan and supervise on-site medium-rise building or construction work
  • the process of identifying and producing estimated costing for building and construction projects
  • the preparation of technical reports
  • the application of structural principles to the construction of medium-rise buildings
  • about project quality and project risk

After successful completion, and with sufficient industry experience you may wish to apply to the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) to become a Registered Building Practitioner (builder). This is subject to applicant interview with the VBA and other factors outside the control of Box Hill Institute. To find out more please refer to the Victorian Building Authority website.

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