Course Description

This in-depth Diploma will fully equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to plan, manage, supervise and complete the construction of medium rise buildings. The course is delivered online, so there are no classrooms and no deadlines. You simply study where you want, when you want.

During your studies you will learn how to:

  • Apply building codes and standards to job sites
  • Prepare contracts and evaluate project tenders
  • Produce cost estimates
  • Innovate in sustainable design and construction techniques
  • Manage medium rise construction projects
  • Manage subcontractors

Perfect for busy people, this nationally recognised Diploma is delivered online so there are no classes to attend, meaning you study where you want to at a time that is convenient to you.

With this Diploma, you not only get a high quality education, but a nationally recognised qualification that you can use all across Australia.

Please note that on 26th November 2020, this course was superseded and replaced by CPC50220 - Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). You can still enrol, however at the moment, the new course is not yet available. Open Colleges will communicate with you in due course once the new course is available.


The Diploma meets the education requirements for registration as a licensed builder. As licencing varies from state to state, there may be extra requirements necessary to register. In NSW, you will also need the Certificate IV in Building and Construction plus 2 years' relevant industry experience. Chat to an Open Colleges’ Enrolment Consultant for more information on how to meet the requirements for your state.

Please ensure that you refer to your relevant state licensing requirements:

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • Builder
  • Construction Manager