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.
About this course
If you are creative and technical minded, and love architecture, then you will enjoy studying 52757WA Certificate IV in Residential Building Drafting. This course gives you the skills to prepare drawings, estimates and plans and liaise with architects, builders and contractors of residential single and double storey buildings. You will learn how to present and document building projects using both manual and computer-aided drafting techniques that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.
You will also gain an insight into building materials, construction methods, social and environmental aspects of residential construction projects and principles of passive solar and environmental design. This course also covers the rules and regulations for council approval and the theory, knowledge and practical skills required to gain the building permit for on-site construction of single and double story residential buildings.
This course is practical and hands on with part of the course dedicated to students designing and documenting a residential project with an industry mentor. This experience will prove valuable in gaining employment and enhancing your career in this industry.
Please note that this course structure is based on Australian building codes and regulations. International students should consider if these regulations are applicable in their own country.
You also have the option to further your studies by enrolling into CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
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