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Diploma of Building and Construction

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With Everthought, you can get your Diploma of Building and Construction to jump-start your career within the industry and work towards getting a builder’s licence wherever you reside. 

As an Australian registered training organisation (RTO) with campuses in Perth and Brisbane, we’re here to provide our students with quality building and construction courses that provide the necessary training to work on any building project. With qualified and experienced trainers and assessors, we also offer a variety of training courses that can help you accelerate your way towards a Diploma in Building.

Through our recognition of prior learning program, you can turn your informal experience into a formal trade qualification that can be put towards your application for a building cert. All you have to do is take our RPL assessment and take additional gap training for any units you’ve missed.

For the duration of your time at Everthought, you’ll not only gain the knowledge involved in the construction of the building but also be taught how to use the many tools and building tools available. Taking one of our builder’s registration courses is one of the best choices you can make.

As a testament to our principles and standards, many of our alumni have developed their careers in construction management after taking our Diploma of Building and Construction course. Furthermore, we helped them find building and construction jobs with excellent pay.

Start your journey with us and build your career by visiting our website. You can find information about our training programs and find out if you are eligible for any of our construction courses today!


What can I learn from a Diploma in Building and Construction?

In the Diploma of Building and Construction program, you will learn how to prepare and administer a building scope, generate quotes, and prepare schedules required to manage a building project as well as hone your management skills. By taking this course, you will learn how to apply building codes/standards and also manage, supervise, and complete the end-to-end construction process.

This course prepares you for all aspects of construction management and provides you with the necessary building construction information required for most contractor licenses. You may also qualify for exemptions for a tertiary-level qualification (or equivalent) upon completing this course.

For your reference, here are some of the learning objectives for this Diploma of Building and Construction course:


Trade-specific skills 

  • Students will learn a mixture of theoretical and practical skills, including:
    • Use structural principles to plan low- to medium-rise buildings
    • Calculate the estimated project costs
    • Evaluate and prepare tender documents
    • Plan and manage project quality, risks, contracts, and contractors
    • Incorporate building codes and standards into the construction process


Management/work-ethic skills

  • Develop a passion for the building and construction industry
  • Build strong leadership qualities
  • Showcase excellent communication skills when working with a team


How to enrol for a Diploma in Building and Construction?

At Everthought, you can accomplish the enrolment process for your Diploma in Building and Construction in just a few steps. Here’s a short step-by-step guide to help you with planning your application with us:


Browse the course catalogue to find a program that’s right for you.

As we offer different types of Diploma of Building and Construction courses with different specialisations from management to building, it’s important to look at your options and then choose the one that suits you the best.


Note the course details.

Be sure to check the specifics of the program you’ve chosen, as some of our course offerings can be taken through an online or blended learning medium. Each course also has its own prerequisites and term length, so it’s vital to keep those in mind as well. 

For instance, our Diploma in Building and Construction requires you to have already completed the CPC40120 Certificate IV of Building and Construction or its equivalent.


Fill out our enrollment form.

Once you’ve found the right course for you, you just need to provide us with your information so we can start processing your enrolment. After you’ve filled out our form, you simply need to wait for our team to reach out to you for the additional steps (settling your tuition fees, etc.) you need to complete before you can start learning with us.


How long does it take to complete a Diploma in Building and Construction?

As Everthought offers a variety of learning pathways, the overall course duration will vary depending on your chosen application. The Diploma of Building and Construction course that we offer can take up to eight weeks or two years to complete.

Here is a general guide to determining how long it takes to complete your certificate based on your application type:


On-campus (Domestic)

For our domestic students, it takes one year (four terms) of full-time learning to accomplish the Diploma of Building and Construction course. As long as you’re above the age of 18 and have completed the required prerequisite units (please reach out to us for more information), you can enrol after completing an LLN. 


On-campus (International)

International students will spend two years of full-time learning before they are awarded the diploma. Application requirements are the completion of Australian Year 12 or its equivalent, as well as an additional English proficiency test to ensure optimal course delivery.


Skill and experience recognition program

With Everthought’s skill and experience recognition program, you can get your diploma within two to eight weeks depending on your existing work history. You simply need to have a minimum of three to four years of demonstrated experience and referrals from qualified builders.

Do note that you may need to undergo some additional gap training, but our qualified assessors will do their best to guide you through the five-step application process for this specific program. 

Online learning

Everthought Now offers an online learning option that can be completed in 24 months. There are no pre-entry requirements to the course, but you will need to take a quiz. The results of the quiz will help us identify if you need to take any additional gap training.

Grow and develop yourself as a qualified builder and get your Diploma of Building and Construction with Everthought today, Australia’s premier building educational provider.

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