22477VIC Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural)

The Gordon

Course details

CRICOS course code: 099456E

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


Do you love building design and architecture? This course prepares you for a career as a draftsperson, to design and document detailed plans for both residential and commercial buildings and structures.

You will learn construction methods and techniques, design techniques, site surveying, environmentally sustainable design principles, 2D and 3D software, graphic presentation, project management and administration, scheduling and documentation management. Throughout the course, you’ll work on a range of projects and client briefs, develop a portfolio to show potential employers and build a network of industry contacts.

Work placement/industry experience

This course offers opportunities to participate in industry field trips and an international study tour.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 to 4 days a week

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon is utilising Gordon Online, our digital learning management system to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Classes are being delivered live (in real-time) using audio-visual delivery methods. Where on-campus attendance is required to complete practical learning and assessments, student numbers are being managed to ensure social distancing can be observed.

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Building Designer
  • Draftsperson in Building Design/Architectural sector

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
13,208 Per Year
Read moreAnnual Approx Additional Equipment/Materials Fee: 548
Jul 2022 2 years
Full time
East Geelong Campus
Boundary Road
Geelong Victoria 3219

Entry criteria


Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent – Equivalents can be found on our Entry Requirements page.


IELTS Academic overall score of 5.5 with no band below 5.0 (or equivalent); or completion of Australian Year 12; or a qualification undertaken in Australia at Certificate IV or higher and completed within the past 5 years; or university studies in Australia of at least 2 years duration.

TOEFL iBT: 46-59; PTE Academic: 43-50; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 47-51; OET: C.

Age/other requirements:

You must be 18 years or over at the time of course commencement.


The Gordon
Geelong City Campus
2 Fenwick Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
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