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Please note: This program is currently not available.
Get registered as a licensed builder in as little as six months via this fast tracked program geared towards people with at least three years’ experience in the building industry.
This program is geared towards people with at least three years’ experience in the building industry looking to attain formal registration as a builder. In it, you'll examine the principles, techniques, and regulations of the building and construction industry primarily related to residential construction.
This program is offered in a blended teaching model via workshops and tutorials and is recognised by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA), the registration body for builders in Victoria.
*Programs may change as training packages are updated.
Each cluster in this program includes at least one workshop, involving industry speakers and facilitation. You’ll also have access to ongoing online and face-to-face tutorial support.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments and quizzes depending on which cluster you are currently completing.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including seminars, workshops, presentations, and group discussions. You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Your assessment will be based on either real or simulated industry issues and scenarios.
Throughout the program, you will have the opportunity to engage with professional industry speakers from a variety of organisations and contexts.
On completion of this program, you will be eligible for registration as a licensed builder with the VBA.
You may then find roles including:
- building construction,
- supervision and management
- contracts administration.
You may also find employment in related fields, either on a building site or in a head office environment.
You may also start your own business.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is currently recognised as a learning pathway for domestic builder registration through the VBA, subject to meeting their licencing, knowledge, and application requirements.
On completion of this program you may apply to the VBA to be granted qualifications as a Registered Building Practitioner (domestic builder and/or commercial builder). This is subject to you meeting their application requirements.