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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)

This course is delivered by Orange International College Pty. Ltd. | ABN : 15 167 063 596, CRICOS Provider Code : 03446A | RTO No : 41315

Course information
Student

Domestic | International

Cricos Course Code

103773J

Delivery Mode

Blended learning model (70% face-to-face and 30% guided online learning)* | Workplace-based and/or Online***only for international students**only for domestic students

Campus locations

Your place of work (based on workplace suitability) and/or online (this is only applicable for domestic and NOT international students) | Melbourne CBD | Hobart Campus

Duration

1,5 years (78 weeks) for domestic students | 72 weeks (51 weeks of face to face study and 7 weeks of Industry engagement) for international students

Intake

Oct-2022 | Nov-2022 | Jan-2023 | Feb-2023 | Mar-2023 | Apr-2023 | Jun-2023 | Jul-2023 | Aug-2023 | Sep-2023 | Oct-2023 | Nov-2023 | Dec-2023 | Jan-2024 | Feb-2024 | Mar-2024 | Apr-2024 | May-2024 | Jun-2024 | Jul-2024 | Aug-2024 | Sep-2024 | Nov-2024

Course overview

The Diploma of Building and Construction can provide you with a trade outcome, giving you the skills to further or start your career, and covers work in residential and commercial applications.

The construction industry is booming, with many opportunities to join it for students who wish to build their skills. It’s an industry where communication, leadership and planning are in very high demand. Upon completion of the Diploma of Building and Construction, you will have the skills required to build your career, manage commercial and domestic building sites, or even run your own business.

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The construction industry believes training that leads to the recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or closely simulated workplace environment. This qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

It is important to note that the completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

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Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Building and Construction, you can expect to gain a wide range of skills and knowledge, in addition to becoming a tradie, covering work in residential and commercial applications.

The Diploma of Building and Construction qualification lays the foundation for a significant range of careers and employment pathways, occupational titles may include:

Builder
Construction project manager
Self-employed contractor
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Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
Subjects and units

This course consists of 27 units of competency, which includes:

  • 24 core units
  • 3 elective units

Prerequisite units of competency

An asterisk (*) next to the unit code indicates that there are prerequisite requirements that must be met when packaging the qualification.

Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
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About Orange
Weekend classes

Busy during the week? No worries, because Orange College provides weekend classes to give you round-the-clock education with added flexibility to suit your schedule.

Practical workshops

Getting down and dirty in a hands-on learning environment is the best approach in getting you job-ready and well-equipped with the right practical skills.

Dynamic classes

Learn in a dynamic, proactive environment with extra activities that encourage you to think outside the box and gradually develop your skills throughout your learning journey.

Modern facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with the latest resources, including incredible large areas for practical workshops, modern and comfortable classrooms with projectors, communal areas (breakout room/kitchen area), printers, loan laptops* and free wi-fi to give you the best chance of success and help drive your progress in becoming job-ready. *Conditions Apply. Please contact Student Services for more details.

Experienced trainers

All our trainers and educators are experts in their field who love teaching and sharing their knowledge with students to help them exceed their learning goals.

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