Diploma of Building & Construction (Building)

Need your Medium Rise Builder licence?          

This training course is for commercial sector foremen and site managers and residential builders wanting to develop their career.

Gain the qualifications you need to apply for your Medium Rise Builders licence by completing a Diploma in Building & Construction with industry leaders - Master Builders.

We regularly run free information evenings in various regions throughout Queensland, with upcoming dates listed below. Or, you can contact us for details on upcoming info nights near you.

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

Phone 1300 13 60 02 Enquire now

Why enrol?

For the commercial sector, our Diploma of Building and Construction is the minimum technical qualification the industry recommends for foremen and site managers.

For the residential sector, this course allows you to build up to three storeys.

What makes our training course different?

  • Our 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 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 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 Diploma of Building & Construction course is divided into twelve clusters of learning that are based on the issues we know are important in the building and construction sector today.

These clusters include managing health and safety risk, tendering, estimating and managing contractors, selecting and managing subcontractors, project planning for builders, applying building codes and standards, managing commercial building projects and selecting and managing materials.

Course details

Duration 10 months (face-to-face/distance learning) OR 6 months (Recognition of Prior Learning)
Costs and funding

Full course cost:

  • Member full price: $8817.75 (GST free)
  • Non-member full price: $8817.75 (GST free)
  • RPL full price: $4,335 (GST free)

Funded course costs:

  • Funded face-to-face student price: $900 (GST free)^
  • Funded self-paced student price: $900 (GST free)^
  • Funded RPL student price: $1,500 (GST free)^

^CSQ funds to a maximum of $7,917.75 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, self-paced learning, and RPL 
Outcome Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) qualification
Course code

CPC50210

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Eligibility  

Students must:

  • Demonstrate a minimum of two years commercial sector industry experience or completion of a CERT IV of Building and Construction or hold a current Builder Low Rise licence
  • 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

RegionCourse codeInfo sessionEnrolment close dateCourse start dateCensus date 1Census date 2Census date 3
Brisbane2017DBBNE326/7/179/8/1725/10/174/12/1728/5/181/8/18
Brisbane2017DBBNE44/10/1720/10/1725/11/0722/11/173/4/1823/5/18
Brisbane2018DBBNE122/1/188/2/1815/2/1815/3/1813/7/1811/9/18
Cairns2018DBFNQ1N/A11/1/183/2/185/3/182/7/1824/8/18
Gold Coast2018DBGC128/3/1820/4/1828/4/184/6/1816/8/1819/10/18
Sunshine Coast2018DBSSC19/5/181/6/1816/6/182/7/1810/9/1829/10/18

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 06 30 02.

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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