Why choose this course?
Further your career as a building designer or draftsperson with this qualification. This course will advance your drafting and design skills in Revit (CAD software) for residential and commercial small-scale building projects. Learn how to identify and produce estimated costs, prepare concept designs and specifications, produce 3D models, create client approved designs and drawings that are compliant, and research the best construction materials and methods for building and construction projects.
During your studies you will learn the principles of energy efficient design and sustainability for design projects and the occupational health and safety requirements for this booming industry. On completion of this qualification you will be able to apply your skills to diverse building design projects which may incorporate residential, commercial, public or industrial projects including new buildings and renovations.
The course structure is based on construction and drafting skills to National Building Codes, Australian Standards and Local Planning Regulations so you should consider if these regulations are applicable in your own country.
- Architectural Draftsperson
- Building Designer
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of CPP40121 Certificate IV in Residential Drafting s required for entry into this course.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.