Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management)

Ready to secure your Open Builders licence?

Get qualified to apply for your Open Builders licence or Site Supervisor Open licence by completing an Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction (Management) with Master Builders.

This training course is designed to meet the needs of senior managers within the building and construction industry, typically working in larger organisations and managing complex projects and processes, and for those seeking to obtain a Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) Builder Open licence.

Why not come along to one of our free information evenings?
Upcoming dates are listed below, or you can contact us for more information and to register.

For funding information, see Course Details below or contact us (eligibility applies).

Phone 1300 13 60 02 Enquire now

Why enrol?

The Advanced Diploma has been designed and developed in consultation with industry leaders, so you can be confident what you’re learning is relevant.

As a peak industry body with trainers who are recognised experts in their field, this course delivers superior outcomes that exceed industry standards for those wishing to obtain their Builder Open Licence through the QBCC.

An Advanced Diploma is the only qualifying course for Builder Open Licence without needing a university degree.

What makes our training course different?

  • Our Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction course has been designed and developed in consultation with industry leaders, so you can be confident what you’re learning is relevant
  • As a peak industry body with trainers who are recognised experts in their field, our Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction course has a reputation for delivering superior outcomes and often exceeding industry standards
  • We focus on face-to-face training because we know more one-on-one time with teachers means our students will gain a greater depth of knowledge and be more successful builders in the long run
  • We run free information evenings prior to the start of our Advanced Diploma of Building & Construction courses to ensure our students have a thorough understanding of what to expect and to ensure an easy transition into study
  • For those students who find it hard to get to one of our training centres, we offer the flexibility of supported self-paced learning
  • Our recognised prior learning (RPL) service means we are able to assess your skills and experience and, in some cases, help you gain formal qualifications quicker
  • We offer more than just training. Our courses are open to everyone, but our members enjoy the added value of ongoing support when applying for licenses and help with career planning.

Course outline

Our Advanced Diploma program is comprised of ten units based on the issues we know are important in the building and construction sector today. Upon successful completion of all ten units of competency, along with evidence of industry experience, you may apply for a Builder Open Licence with QBCC.

Course details

Duration Approximately 10 months (face-to-face) 
Costs and funding

Full course cost:

  • Member full price: $8,421.25 (GST free)
  • Non-member full price: $8,421.25 (GST free)
  • RPL full price: $5,958.88 (GST free)

Funded course costs:*

  • Funded face-to-face student price^: $4,000 (GST free)
  • Funded self-paced student price^: $4,000 (GST free)
  • Funded RPL student price^: $2,000 (GST free)

^Subject to meeting CSQ eligibility criteria, eligibility can only be determined once all paperwork has been received. CSQ funds to a maximum of $4,421.25 for this qualification (subject to funding availability and eligibility criteria). 

This is a VET Student Loans approved course for eligible students*. See VET Student Loans availability further down the page for more information.

Call 1300 136 002 to check your eligibility and to enrol.

Delivery Face-to-face learning. There are some 200 hours of personal contact with subject experts and course facilitators to ensure students get the most out of their learning.
Outcome CPC60212 - Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
Course code


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Students must:

  • Demonstrate a minimum of 3 years building and construction industry specific experience in commercial construction work (over three stories) or completion of a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) qualification or hold a current Medium rise licence
  • Have a solid level of operational knowledge and skill at a Diploma level
  • Demonstrate a satisfactory level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills
  • Have access to internet and email
  • Have a laptop (preferably Windows based) that can be used throughout the course duration for class work and assessments.

Important dates

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Upcoming information sessions

Courses starting in regions around Queensland soon! Phone 1300 13 60 02 today!

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VET student loan availability

Master Builders Queensland is an approved provider of Commonwealth Government supported VET Student Loans for our Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses. If you’re considering undertaking a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) and want to defer the upfront cost then a commonwealth supported VET Student Loan could be the answer.

Give one of our friendly and helpful team a call to talk through your eligibility and options on 1300 063 002.

About VET student loans

*VET student loans will not be approved for students who don't meet eligibility requirements. VET student loans gives rise to a HELP debt that continues to be a debt to the Commonwealth Government until it's repaid.

Master Builders Queensland. RTO 30097.

Terms & conditions

Please read Master Builders training and licensing policies prior to enrolment.

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