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Holmesglen offers both building surveying qualfications and building design courses. Our building surveying courses provide a diverse range of skills and knowledge in building theory, regulatory laws and practice, and will equip you with the competencies required for building surveying and inspection. And when you study our building design courses, you'll gain the real-world skills and knowledge you need to become a practising building designer.
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When you study the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural), you will develop your architectural building design skills in both the residential and commercial areas of the industry. You will work on real projects, reflecting real-life work practices, responding to real client briefs.

Designed to meet architectural building design and construction industry needs, you can complete the course in two years full time, and be able to move into the workforce or onto a degree course.

Through the course, you will acquire the professional skills and knowledge required for sustainable design, drafting and documentation of residential, industrial and commercial buildings.

Emphasis is on the design process, construction technology, integration of Building Information Modelling (BIM), presentation and production of working drawings, using industry standards and the latest architectural software and virtual eperiences.

You will also have access to design studios with high computer labs, the latest technology including industrial 3d Printers, Virtual and Mixed Reality.

Architectural Building Design elements will be incorporated in project-based learning; you will have opportunities to develop a variety of skills, including technical and research skills in an environment of self-paced learning, which may include study tours and site visits.

Holmesglen is the only educational institute in the world in conjunction with leading sustainable industry partners to boast a one-to-one scale, three-storey educational structure to demonstrate and interact with sustainable cross laminated timber technologies which is incorporated into the Architectural Building Design curriculum.

This qualification, together with relevant industry experience, allows you to become a Registered Building Practitioner with the Victorian Building Authority (VBA).

Holmesglen is a leading provider of building studies in Victoria, and this course is delivered by professionals with extensive industry experience.

Holmesglen has an excellent reputation within the building industry and is proud to have produced more BDAV student award winners than all other educational institutes combined.

All information is correct at the time of printing but subject to change.

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