Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.
Meets the academic requirements for associate membership into the Australian Institute of Building.
VIC - VIC
Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.
Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.
Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.
7 start dates per year.
Builders Academy Australia were established by the major Australian building company Simonds Homes, and provide training by builders for builders.
The academy’s unique affiliation with Simonds Homes means they know the building industry inside-out.
When you study with Builders Academy Australia you learn from experienced tradespeople and gain the skills that are needed in the industry right now.
If you’re starting out in building and construction or want to progress your career, Builders Academy Australia offers nationally recognised qualifications you can study online or part-time in the evenings.
House of Learning Pty Ltd (RTO 21583) and City-Wide Building and Training Services Pty Ltd (RTO 91138) trading as Builders Academy Australia (RTO 21583).
Pay as you go
Victorian Training Guarantee
The cost of a course can vary depending on a few factors, including:
There are no entry requirements for this course. If you have a trade qualification in building and construction or 3 years' experience working in the industry, you can study this course in a stream with other students with similar experience.
You will learn how to:
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications applicable to low rise residential and commercial projects in order to inform estimation, planning and supervisory activities.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply legal requirements to building and construction projects of residential and low rise commercial buildings.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and prepare appropriate construction contracts, including the sections, clauses and conditions for low rise construction projects.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to advise on or resolve business disputes that may arise in the course of activities in residential and commercial contracting projects. Dispute resolution procedures may be applied as one of the disputing parties or as an independent party.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to access, interpret and apply relevant building codes and standards applicable to the construction processes of residential and low rise commercial buildings.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise residential structures using conventional methods. The unit addresses those structures classified by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Class 1 and Class 10. Knowledge of the application of structural principles in accordance with Australian standards is essential.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply structural principles to the erection or demolition of low rise projects of a more complex nature than single residential dwellings, which are typically commercial structures classified in the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as Classes 2 to 9 with a gross floor area not exceeding 2000 square metres but not including Type A or Type B construction.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply sound principles of thermal efficiency as part of the implementation of sustainable building and construction processes.
Implement, monitor and review strategies for the ongoing management of a small business's finances. This will help you to manage day to day financial management of the small business.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan on-site activities, including the employment of physical and human resources and the development of documentation and advice for relevant authorities concerning residential and commercial projects.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to establish the estimated costs associated with the acquisition of materials and labour on building and construction sites, together with the application of relevant overhead costs and margins.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to produce schedules of resource requirements so that orders can be placed for materials and labour for residential and commercial projects and to record and track costs as they are incurred.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise the systems through which materials are typically selected, acquired and stored on site for projects described by the Building Code of Australia (BCA) as low rise building or construction work.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to supervise implementation of administration processes relating to residential and commercial construction projects.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to conduct an OHS risk analysis, including the inspection of workplaces for hazards.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop and monitor implementation of the operational plan to provide efficient and effective workplace practices within the organisation's productivity and profitability plans.
Management at a strategic level requires systems and procedures to be developed and implemented to facilitate the organisation's operational plan.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to research and develop an integrated business plan for achieving business goals and objectives.
Specific legal requirements apply to the management of a small business.
You can study this course online or in a classroom, and work towards the qualification with minimal impact on your work schedule.
There are two in-class versions of this course – you can learn from the beginning, or study alongside other experienced tradespeople.
Licensing bodies in NSW, SA, NT, TAS, QLD and ACT recognise this qualification as an approved qualification for registration purposes.
The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) and Builders Registration Board of Western Australia may consider this qualification as part of a broader examination of your knowledge and experience for registration.
There are 3 ways you can pay for this course:
You can pay for this course gradually by making regular payments as you study.
It’s a flexible method – you can choose to make payments every week, fortnight or month, depending on what suits you. And you can make payments throughout the duration of the whole course – you just need to pay the full amount by the time you finish.
Paying as you go gives you the control and doesn’t involve taking out a loan. If you happen to change your mind and withdraw from the course, you won’t need to pay for the whole course – only for part of the course that you have studied.
You can set up regular payments to be debited from your bank account, or pay by credit card. You will need to pay a $10 set-up fee, and a processing fee of 4% of the course cost (excluding GST).
You may be able to access a government-subsidised place in this course through the Victorian Training Guarantee.
You could save over 80% on the course cost, or in some cases you may not need to pay the course cost at all.
The Victorian Training Guarantee is an initiative to help make training more accessible to people who don’t have a post-secondary school qualification, or wish to upskill.
To be eligible for this subsidy you need to train in Victoria, and you generally need to be:
And you need to be either:
You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.
To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.