CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design

Progress your career as a building designer or draftsperson with this advanced qualification from TAFE Queensland. This course meets the technical requirements for you to apply for a Building Design - Low Rise or Building Design - Medium Rise licence.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working as building and surveying technicians grew very strongly over the past five years and is expected to see stable growth in the future. Employers are looking for qualified candidates who are reliable, work well in a team, and have a strong work ethic.

In this course you will learn specialist skills in building design for residential and small-scale commercial projects. You will learn to understand client needs to develop building design concepts and create sustainable design solutions. Utilising a suite of software programs for computer-aided drafting (CAD) and presentation, you will produce and present drawings and models. Our industry-expert teachers will ensure you develop the theoretical and practical skills to produce high quality work that complies with occupational health and safety and building code requirements.

Successful completion of this course will give you the practical skills and knowledge to enter the building design industry and allow you to apply for your Low Rise and Medium Rise Building Design licences.

Study mode

Online / On Campus

Course duration

18 months


198 Foxwell Road, Coomera Queensland 4209

776 Kingsford Smith Drive, Eagle Farm Queensland 4009


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Graduate Architect$1,150 weekly pay
Building Designer$1,350 weekly pay

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The CPP50911 Diploma of Building Design is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment options

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About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275