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Building and Construction Short Courses

CIT offers a range of short courses tailored for those who are working in the construction industry and would like to increase their knowledge of effective management of a building business.

These short courses are aimed specifically at the small business environment and the local building industry and have been designed to give you a basic understanding of building business practices in a matter of hours.

Understanding the Building Codes of Australia (BCA)

The purpose of this subject is to introduce you to the Building Code of Australia. It will take you through the elements and structure of the code and introduce you to Performance Requirements.

Cost: $275 
Delivery: 4 hour intensive workshop

Estimating for Builders (Basics)

The purpose of this subject is to gain an insight into the processes of accurately estimating costs relating to labour, materials, and overheads on a building project. Find out how this will affect your building project.

Cost: $275
Delivery: 4 hour intensive workshop

Introduction to Construction Planning

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the planning process of low rise building and construction work.

Cost: $275
Delivery: 4 hour intensive workshop

Navisworks Basics

The Navisworks program is a hands-on course in cutting edge building software. It allows students to open and combine 3D BIM/CAD models from different disciplines; architecture, building design, plumbing and others.

Cost: $750
Delivery: 3 day workshops (approx. 4 hours each) OR 3 evening workshops (approx. 4 hours each) OR weekend workshops.


Location: 35 Vowels Crescent, A207, CIT Bruce

CourseDatesTime Course Reference Number (CRN)Apply
Understanding Building Codes of Australia (BCA) 8 April 2021
23 June 2021
5:30-9:30pm 60316
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Introduction to Construction Planning 14 April 2021
24 June 2021
5:30-9:30pm 60320
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Estimating for Builders (Basics) 15 April 2021
8 July 2021
5:30-9:30pm 60318
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Payment can be made in person at CIT Student Services at CIT Reid, CIT Gungahlin, CIT Bruce and CIT Tuggeranong. We accept payment by EFTPOS or credit card. Payment must be made prior to the course start date.

Cancellation & refunds

Courses run subject to sufficient enrolment numbers. If CIT cancels a course in which you have enrolled and fees have been paid, a full refund of fees will be approved. We will refund fees paid back to the card used at enrolment. Please allow up to three weeks for the refund to be processed. Alternatively the payment can be transferred in full or part to another course. No refund will be granted after you have enrolled and paid, unless the course is cancelled by CIT Solutions. Non-attendance or inability to attend your enrolled course does not warrant a refund.