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CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design

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RPL

Formalize your current knowledge and skill gained in the workplace or elsewhere.

Must provide evidence of the skills you have acquired.

Online

Complete the entire course online at your own pace

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$6,450*

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Fee Options:

* The price shown above is that for the recommended units in the online version of the course.

The full cost of the RPL course is dependent on the electives chosen and may vary from that shown above. The maximum would be no more than $7000, but only if 2 advanced diploma units are imported.

The fees for RPL are payable on a per unit basis after assessment is carried out by the trainer.

Online course fees may be paid prior to self-enrolling in a unit. The “end of unit” or “payment plan” options must be arranged with the trainer, who then will activate units selected.

PLEASE NOTE: Only when a unit is fully paid up will the result be finalised for that unit.

Course Description:

The CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design applies to building designers who undertake building design projects covered by the Building Code of Australia (BCA), except Type A Construction buildings. It is also required by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for a Building Design - Medium Rise licence. For more information on a QBCC medium rise building design licence, click here.

Seven (7) units from CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design are also required for a (QBCC) Building Design - Low Rise licence. For more information on this licence, including the seven (7) required units, click here.

Building designers may specialise in residential projects, including new buildings, heritage restorations and additions or renovations; or they may also undertake commercial and industrial projects, such as factories, motels, offices, restaurants, retail or service outlets and warehouses.

Duration:

The nominal duration for the CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design is 1170 hours to 1585 hours. The expected duration may end up much lower or higher depending on your particular circumstances.

Qualification requirements:

To successfully complete CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design, you are required to complete seventeen (17) units of competency. The seventeen units comprise seven (7) core units and ten (10) elective units.

A participant has a six (6) month enrolment period per unit/s from time of enrolment.

Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) Building Design - Low Rise licence:

If you are wanting a low rise design licence from the QBCC, or are just interested in residential work at this time, you only need to do seven (7) select units from CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design. For more information on QBCC Building Design - Low Rise licence, click here.

These seven units are :
  • BSBSMB401A - Establish legal and risk management requirements for small business
  • CPPBDN5011A - Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for small-scale residential buildings
  • CPCCSV5012A - Assess timber-framed designs for one and two storey buildings
  • CPPBDN5003A - Research compliance requirements for small-scale residential building design projects
  • CPPBDN5001A - Research construction materials and methods for small-scale residential building design projects
  • CPPBDN5006A - Consult with clients to produce approved small-scale building project design briefs
  • CPPBDN5005A - Recommend sustainability solutions for small-scale building design projects

Unit Code

Unit Name

Full Fee for service- no funding2
in AUD

QBCC low rise licence requirement3

CPPBDN5005A

Recommend sustainability solutions for small-scale building design projects

$400

 Yes

CPPBDN5006A

Consult with clients to produce approved small-scale building project design briefs

$400

 Yes

CPPBDN5001A

Research construction materials and methods for small-scale residential building design projects

$400

 Yes

CPPBDN5003A

Research compliance requirements for small-scale residential building design projects

$400

 Yes

CPCCSV5012A

Assess timber-framed designs for one and two storey buildings

$400

 Yes

CPPBDN5011A

Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for small-scale residential buildings

$400

 Yes

BSBSMB401A

Establish legal and risk management requirements for small business

$300

 Yes

CPPBDN5012A

Produce and present 3-D models of small-scaled building designs

$350

 

CPCCOHS2001A

Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

$300

 

CPPBDN5002A

Research construction materials and methods for small-scale non-residential building design projects

$400

 

CPPBDN5004A

Research compliance requirements for small-scale non-residential building design projects

$400

 

CPPBDN5008A

Develop concepts for small-scale building design projects and finalise solutions with clients

$400

 

CPPBDN5009A

Produce compliant client-approved designs for small-scale building design projects

$400

 

CPPBDN5010A

Negotiate and finalise planning approval for small-scale building design projects

$400

 

CPPBDN5015A

Produce compliant client-approved working drawings for non-residential buildings

$400

 

CPCCBC4015A

Prepare specifications for all construction works

$300

 

CPPBDN5014A

  Contribute to construction and
  building design project finalisation 
      $400  

Totals:

$6450.00

 

NOTES:
1. The Fee applies at the unit level for on-line access. You may have to purchase further text material, these will be detailed in the unit.

2. If you just want the ‘QBCC Low rise building design licence’, make sure you only complete the seven (7) units as identified in the table above.

Entry requirements:

There are no designated entry requirements for the CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design. However, you will need a sound working knowledge of basic maths, e.g. addition, subtraction, division and multiplication and be able to read, write and understand standard English, similar to what is used in this information.

You must also be able to send and receive emails with attachments and install software. You will also be required to upload files and photos and may have to complete an electronic logbook. You will also need to download files using a web browser.

You will also need access to a computer which has, or on which you are able to install, a web-cam and possibly some software.

Enrolment notes:

All prices in Australian dollars.

All personal information is collected for the purposes of enrolment requirements only. Specified information from the enrolment is required by federal legislation to be reported to the national VET regulator for statistical purposes only. Your information won't be shared with any other party.

All payment information, including card and cardholder information, is collected for the purposes of enrolment requirements only. Your payment information will not be retained and will not be shared with any other party.

Payment can be made upfront or at the completion of a unit. You do not have to pay for the whole course, or a single unit, on enrolment. Please contact us for further payment options as we can also do flexible payment plans.

Assessments

Participants in the CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design will be required to complete a range of assessments, which can include practicals, activities, projects, the completion of a logbook, etc. Assessment requirements are outlined in the relevant unit.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is also available.

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