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Study building design

See your ideas come to life with a career in building design. Pair your creativity with practical, analytical skills from our hands-on courses and learn to produce drawing and models for both residential and small-scale commercial projects as a building designer.

Greater need for advanced technical skills in building and construction has resulted in high demand for building and surveying technicians. The number of job openings for qualified professionals in this area is expected to be up to 50,000 in the next five years.

TAFE Queensland offers short courses in Revit and Computer Aided Design (CAD) as well as a Diploma of Building Design (CPP50911). Our diploma level course meets the minimum technical requirements for you to apply for your Low Rise or Medium Rise Building Design licence.

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Career outcomes
  • Access consultant
  • Building designer
  • Draftsperson
 
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To renovate or not to renovate

Deciding whether to renovate your current home or upgrade to another home can be difficult. It's also often a big financial decision that needs to be weighed very carefully. 


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Building homes for a changing environment

As Australia continues to count the massive toll of this season’s bushfires, experts are talking about how we prepare for a future where extreme weather conditions will likely become the norm.


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Young Brisbane builder climbing the ladder

Starting a school-based carpentry apprenticeship was the first step that led Mitch on a pathway of education and learning that now sees him employed as a construction manager.


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