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ABOUT BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

Construction and Building as defined by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ), is the industry involved in the deconstructing, constructing, renovating, reconstructing, alternating, relocating, demolishing, maintaining or repairing any of the following: roads, buildings, railways, pools, storage or supply of water, telecommunications, cooling towers, earthworks and many others.

  • Project Planning and Management
  • Estimating in Engineering Construction
  • Building Regulation
  • Urban Development
  • Measurement for Construction
  • Designing Structure
  • Structural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Introduction to Engineering Design

We at Asia Pacific Education Consultants take pride in representing some of the Best Australian education partners, aiding students, right from Visa procurement to migration procedures to ensure a personal and unique experience for each student.

Here are some of the qualifications that Building and Construction has to offer:

  • Certificate III
  • Certificate IV
  • Diploma
  • Bachelor
  • Master

Certificate – Diploma: finished Year 11

Bachelor: finished Year 12 or Foundation Program or Diploma

Master: hold an Australian Bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant field of study, some university may require relevant work experience

  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score 42 (no communicative skill score less than 36) or;
  • IELTS score 5.5 overall (no score below 5.0 in each of the component).

Depending on relevant educational history and work experience, students are eligible for credit towards the programme they have chosen. This helps avoid repetition in picking up the already learned subjects and qualifications from any previous education - minimising the course costs, improving focus on other units effectively shortening course duration and allowing them to dedicate more time for practical training.

  • Certificate III + Certificate IV + Diploma
  • Diploma (2 years)
  • Bachelor (3 to 4 years)
  • Master (2 years)

Occupations:

  • Builder
  • Building and Construction Manager
  • Registered Builder
  • Project Manager
  • Civil Engineer
  • Plumber
  • Carpenter
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Safety Inspector
  • Painter
  • Surveyor

Average Salary:

Years Average Salary
Entry Level
0-5 Years
89,000
Mid-career
5-10 Years
107,000
Experienced
10-20 Years
129,000

Students have the option to apply for Temporary Graduate visa. Students with these visas have the option to continue studying, working as well as staying in Australia on a temporary basis. Once they have completed their course, based on their specializations, are allowed to stay for two (2) years. An opportunity to gain relevant local work experiences which may be countered towards Permanent Residency.

Students who successfully complete the Construction and Building program are eligible to apply for a Temporary Graduate visa.  Students with these visas have the option to continue studying, working as well as staying in Australia on a temporary basis. Once they have completed their course, based on their specializations, are allowed to stay for two (2) years. This would give them a chance to obtain related local work experiences which may help them get Permanent Residency in Australia.  Because of the increasing requests for graduates from the Building and Construction program, these jobs are constantly posted in the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL) and Skilled Occupations List (SOL).

A few examples of the job postings are Project Builder, Bricklayer, Construction Project Manager, Surveyor, and Welder (First Class). Regular procedures for different visa types are carried out by a certified person in charge, which is an essential step in the visa application process for migration processes like Permanent Residency or for procuring sponsorship for work.

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