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OTEN Course and Career Guide : 2010 OTEN Course and Career Guide
21 Are you looking to develop skills to get into the building and construction industry, or are you a tradesperson wanting to increase your skills? OTEN o ers nationally recognised qualifications which are valued across the building and construction industry. In Australia, construction is part of a globally competitive industry, and is based on state-of-the--art technology and innovative design techniques. It is one of the Australian economy's largest industries, employing about 860,000 people, or 8.6 per cent of the total workforce. Diploma of (NRT) Architectural Technology OTEN Course Application required. Course No 6440 National Code 91260NSW The course is based on a 'project philosophy', investigating all aspects of a building project, relevant to a an Architectural O ce. The course helps you to consider the building incorporating environmental considerations (including BASIX's requirements), Construction, Building Code of Australia + Australian Standards, Council Development Control Plan's and Local Environmental Plan's, including assessing specific site requirements, preparing (client, builder, and presentation) drawings both by freehand and CAD, preparing reports and collating research that relates to each project. Projects include both residential and commercial buildings. This course includes practical sessions. For entry requirements see the Course Information Leaflet. Career opportunities: Architectural Draftsperson, CAD Technician, Building Information Modeler. Certificate IV in (NRT) Building and Construction (Building) OTEN Course Application required. Course No 18740 Training Pkg Construction, Plumbing and Services Integrated Framework National Code CPC40108 This qualification is for people wanting to become builders and managers of small to medium building businesses. This provides the knowledge and skills required to coordinate the overall construction of low rise buildings, including selecting contractors, overseeing the work and its quality, and liaising with the client. This course includes a practical session. (Limited places available) Entry requirements: NSW HSC or equivalent or a relevant Certificate III. You must have completed WorkCover approved OHS General Induction Training. Career opportunities: Builder (with relevant Trade qualification), Building Associate, Construction Estimator. TAFE Statement in Building on Your Foundations -- CPD (Program for Licensed Contractors) Course No 6499 TAFE PLUS fee $215 This course provides continuing professional development training (CPD) requirement for builders and pool builders. In this course, you will develop new skills or develop and improve existing skills related to your licence category. Entry requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. Building and Construction Glenn Bulmer Diploma of Building Surveying Glenn chose to study the Diploma of Building Surveying through OTEN to help facilitate a career change stemming from his family's 'tree change' from Melbourne to Echuca in regional Victoria. Previously working as an industrial chemist, Glenn is now a Health and Building Trainee with Deniliquin Council. "I found it advantageous to be studying and working at the same time as the course information was directly relevant to my daily duties. My on the job experience gave me a better practical understanding of the various course modules" said Glenn. Glenn received the TAFE NSW State Medal for the Diploma of Building Surveying as the highest achiever in 2008. 60 SECONDS WITH...
2011 OTEN Course and Careers Guide