Associate Degree of Building Surveying

CQUniversity (RTO 40939)
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Why study this course

  • Gain the skills and knowledge needed to work as an Assistant Building Surveyor
  • Learn to assess building documentation for compliance, and inspect staged works for residential buildings not exceeding two stories
  • Meet the educational requirements for a Level 3 licence with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS)

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This program is regularly reviewed by the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS).

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent; OR
  • Completion of a diploma level qualification; OR
  • Completion of at least 2 years of full-time study in a bachelor degree with a minimum GPA of at least 4.0

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

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What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn about:

  • Structural forms and analysis
  • Building materials
  • Building laws and regulations
  • Building systems and services
  • Geotechnical studies
  • Building infrastructure audits
  • Fire safety design
  • Inspection procedures

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, CQUniversity can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Enquire with CQUniversity or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Support and delivery

When you study with CQUniversity, you will have access to:

  • Study materials, discussion forums, recorded lectures as well as electronic library resources via an online portal
  • All facilities and resources that are available at CQU campuses and study centres across the country
  • Peer support and advice from fellow students through the Student Mentor Program
  • Learning support services including peer-assisted study sessions, and the Academic Learning Centre which provides academic advice and guidance

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Associate Degree of Building Surveying

You may wish to discuss the following with CQUniversity:

  • Course price
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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