Advanced Diploma

of Building Surveying

Instructor-led live classes

Gain the skills and knowledge to manage building and construction projects with an Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying and work towards becoming a:  
  • Building Surveyor,
  • Building Certifier,
  • Building Inspector, or
  • Building Regulation Consultant.
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The CPC60121 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying is designed for industry professionals looking to enhance their expertise in compliance and construction methods. Designed for those implementing statutory building surveying or providing advisory services, it covers residential and commercial structures specified in the National Construction Code (NCC), focusing on buildings up to three storeys and 2,000 square meters in floor area.

By undertaking the Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying, you will acquire advanced knowledge in compliance intricacies, gaining proficiency in assessing and ensuring adherence to regulatory standards. The curriculum delves into diverse construction methodologies, encompassing both traditional and emerging techniques, along with a comprehensive understanding of materials used in the field.

The course is aimed at people looking to move into roles such Building Surveyor, Building Certifier, Building Inspector or Building Regulation Consultant.

Learning Outcomes

The Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying qualification will help you to:

Increase your job opportunities and business prospects in the Building and Construction Industry.

Gain knowledge and skills that will assist in your Registered Building Surveyor (Unlimited) application.

Gain knowledge and skills in building codes and regulations, preparing contracts and building permits, building and construction processes, and building project management.

Time and Duration

The Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying qualification requires online classroom-based learning two evenings a week, from 5:30-9:30pm over 89 weeks (or less if credit transfers are applied).

This qualification will involve:

A minimum of 2 hours per week of self-directed research

Dedicated classes to introduce key topics, solve problems and work on the assessments

Training support via phone/email

Access to online resources via the Learning Management System (LMS)

Instructor-led live classes via Zoom

Entry requirements
Parker Brent will ensure the program is suitable to your needs, skills, and experience. Prospective students must be able to demonstrate that they are genuinely interested in undertaking a course in building surveying, have a minimum of 5 years’ experience working at a supervisory level (such as a builder, site manager, etc.) in the building and construction industry, and/or the course aligns with their career outlook.


Students will be required to have:

Suitable level of English language, literacy and numeracy skills

Access to a building and construction project worksite

A current Construction Induction Card (White Card)

Sufficient knowledge in working online and using technology

Additional support services:

Student Support

Access to tutorial support

Training support via the LMS discussion forum from the Trainer

Funded students
Funded Fee
$ 1,000.00
(eligibility requirement)
Full Fee
$ 16,000.00

For detailed fee information, please refer to the Fee Information document. To check if you may be eligible for Government Subsidised Funding, please click here.


Parker Brent offers instructor-led online classes. Any student across Australia can join the classes. More information will be provided to students upon confirmation of enrolment.

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‘* PARKERBRENT ensures all learners receive training, assessment and support services that meet their individual needs. This program is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding for eligible persons. Everyone is encouraged to apply including people with disabilities and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people’.