CPC60108 - Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying

Details for Australian residents

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  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen; or
  • Are an Australian permanent resident; or
  • Hold a permanent Australian humanitarian visa
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Course essentials

This course provides training in building theory and surveying related to residential, industrial and commercial buildings.

You will learn specialist skills in:

  • plan preparation
  • estimating scheduling
  • construction technology
  • site supervision
  • surveying
  • cost control
  • business management
  • development control
  • surveying procedures and practices.


CPC50108 - Diploma in Building Surveying



Our graduates work as:

  • Building surveyor
  • Building certifier.

Study pathways

On completion of this course you will be guaranteed entry into the following Bachelor degrees and in some cases receive credit for your degree:

Bachelor of Building (Construction Management)

You will be credited for 8 units (a year) of study.

Bachelor of Building Surveying

You will be credited for 12 units of study.

Find out more about pathways and credits.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to complete your qualification sooner through formal recognition of your existing skills. This is known as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

To receive RPL, we assess your previous work, education and life experiences against recognised qualifications. Applications for RPL can be made prior to enrolling.

Call us on +61 3 9919 6100 to discuss RPL options with the course manager.

Course objectives

The course provides training in building theory and surveying related to residential, industrial and commercial buildings. Graduates will have developed specialist skills and knowledge in plan preparation, estimating scheduling, construction technology OH&S, site supervision, surveying, cost control, business management, development control, surveying procedures and practices.

Course structure

43 units of competency are required for award of this qualification.

Compulsory Units of Study

Admission requirements

    Successful completion of the Diploma in Building Surveying or equivalent.

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