Sherwood Park (Warrnambool)
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|Part-time, On Campus, Online
|Two evenings a week via virtual classroom and one day a month on campus.Four-hour virtual classes on Monday evenings and a two-hour virtual workshop on Wednesday evenings. Plus one Friday class a month at Sherwood Park.
Are you already in the building and construction industry? Would you like to step up into supervisory role? Maybe you’re a tradesperson hoping to become a subcontractor or business owner. If this sounds like you, why not take the next step in your career?
This post-trade qualification will give you the skills you need to achieve your career aspirations! It will qualify you to supervise low-rise residential building projects and assist in the application for a registered builder licence.
Successful completion of this qualification will support your application for registration to the Victorian Building Authority.
Notably, this qualification is run in conjunction with the Master Builders Association Victoria (MBA) using training resources produced by them.
Information Sessions Friday 31 March 4pm - 4.45pm and Monday 3 April 5.30pm - 6.15pm at Sherwood Park.
This qualification will provide you with the skills to manage construction sites, supervise or create your own building business. These skills include:
Two evenings a week via virtual classroom* and one day a month on campus.
Four-hour virtual classes on Monday evenings and a two-hour virtual workshop on Wednesday evenings. Plus one Friday class a month at Sherwood Park.
*Virtual classroom - classes will be delivered via virtual classroom - a live online teaching and learning environment where teachers and students can present course materials, engage and interact with one another, and work in groups together.
Upon completion of this course, you may continue further study in the building and construction industry at Diploma level.
Come along to an information session to find out more on Friday 31 March 4pm - 4.45pm or Monday 3 April 5.30pm - 6.15pm at Sherwood Park (Deakin University Warrnambool).
To apply for this course you must have completed a construction trade qualification with 3 years of practical experience within the building industry.
You will require a computer with Microsoft office, a microphone and Webcam with access to an internet connection.
To be eligible for this qualification you must successfully complete 19 units: 11 core and 8 elective units.
|Manage Occupational Health And Safety In The Building And Construction Workplace
|Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 1 and 10 buildings
|Plan building and construction work
|Supervise site communication and administration processes for building and construction projects
|Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
|Apply structural principles to residential and commercial constructions
|Read and interpret plans and specifications
|Prepare simple building sketches and drawings
|Apply site surveys and set-out procedures to building and construction projects
|Minimise waste on the building and construction site
|Apply building codes and standards to the construction process for Class 2 to 9 Type C buildings
|Apply project quality management techniques
|Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
|Identify and produce estimated costs for building and construction projects
|Produce labour and material schedules for ordering
|Select, procure and store construction materials for building and construction projects
|Resolve business disputes
|Arrange building applications and approvals
|Use building science principles to construct energy efficient buildings
This course involves accredited units. You will be required to complete assessment tasks to demonstrate your underpinning knowledge, skills and attributes to meet the course outcomes. A combination of written, oral and practical assessment strategies will be used in either a classroom, online or workplace environment.
Where units require demonstration of skills in a workplace environment, you will have the opportunity to do this either in your own workplace (where appropriate), through a practical placement, or by using one of the Institute's simulated workshops/classrooms. Detailed information about the types, conduct and dates of assessments will be provided in advance. You will also be provided with information about the opportunity for reassessment and appeal.
Once you have applied for your chosen course, you will receive a thank you email from South West TAFE with a few steps to help process your enrolment.
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If you have experience or prior qualifications, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of prior learning and gain credits. You will be asked to provide any relevant Statement of Attainment to support identified credits.
Here's an outline of fees and costs associated with your course.
Your fees each year can be made up of 3 different elements. Everyone has different circumstances that can affect what you pay and how much you pay. :
There are 4 different rates of tuition fees. Only one will apply to you (depending on your eligibility and circumstances).
The fees listed below are indicative only. The course fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Course fee funding is made available to eligible individuals by the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect opportunities to access additional funding in the future. An accurate quote for this course will be provided during the enrolment process.
|Course fees by student type
|Indicative Course Fee
|Government subsidised rate (if eligible)
|Full fee rate (if not eligible for govt subsidy)
Students who are eligible for Free TAFE place will not pay course tuition fees for the duration of their enrolment in this course, however, there may be some consumable/material fees for the course (find out more below). The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Find out more about Free TAFE courses and eligibility or contact our Customer Service team.
A Free TAFE Pathways Program is a group of courses that complement each other to help you continue to train for the career and industry you may wish to work in. For eligible students, these courses are tuition fee free. Depending on the course, you may still be required to pay material fees. The consumable fees for this course are listed in the above table.
Some courses require specific resources or materials necessary for your study eg: tools of the trade, excursions, etc. Final costs will be determined upon enrolment.
|Additional course fees
|Indicative Course Fee
|Course consumable/materials (approximate)
Once we have processed your enrolment form, you will receive an email with your invoice.
Payments will need to be arranged within five(5) business days of receiving the email containing your invoice.
We also offer a range of scholarships each year which you may be eligible to apply for to assist with course fees.
There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.
If you need any assistance with applying, contact our team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.
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