Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying - CPC60115

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00124K

This qualification reflects the role of building surveyors or certifiers who apply knowledge of compliance requirements and construction methods and materials to the implementation of statutory building surveying requirements or to the provision of advisory building surveying services.The scope of work undertaken by building surveyors varies across jurisdictions and can include:providing code-consulting advice to clients on the compliance requirements for proposed building developmentsprocessing planning and building applicationsconducting mandatory construction inspectionsauditing buildings and following up on areas of non-complianceissuing certificates of occupancy.Building surveyors require an understanding of relevant compliance requirements as well as of traditional, new and emerging construction methods and materials. They make a significant contribution to the development and construction of the built environment, often working in collaboration with specialist consultants to assess and verify that proposed and actual building works are compliant and to ensure the safety of building occupants.Building surveyors work in a highly regulated environment and must carry out their role ethically and according to legislative and regulatory requirements.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to building surveying in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

Structure

  • 17 units: 14 core
  • 3 elective

Subjects

  • Process planning applications for commercial buildings up to three storeys
  • Process planning applications for residential buildings up to three storeys
  • Assess and advise on performance-based solutions for buildings up to three storeys
  • Conduct and report on initial construction inspections of commercial buildings up to three storeys
  • Conduct and report on advanced and final inspections of commercial buildings up to three storeys
  • Process building applications for commercial buildings up to three storeys
  • Conduct and report on initial construction inspections of residential buildings up to three storeys
  • Assess and advise on compliance of design documentation for commercial buildings to three storeys
  • Apply legal and ethical requirements to building surveying functions
  • Assess and advise on compliance of design documentation for residential buildings to three storeys
  • Conduct and report on building surveying audits of commercial buildings up to three storeys
  • Process building applications for residential buildings up to three storeys
  • Conduct and report on building surveying audits of residential buildings up to three storeys
  • Conduct and report on advanced and final inspections of residential buildings up to three storeys
  • Research and evaluate construction methods and materials for commercial buildings to three storeys
  • Research and evaluate construction methods and materials for residential buildings to three storeys
  • Monitor and advise on construction and compliance upgrade work on buildings up to three storeys

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Sunshine Domestic: $29,250
Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Sunshine.

Material fees and/or Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF) may also apply. Contact Victoria University Polytechnic (TAFE division of Victoria University) to enquire: 1300 823 387.

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