Diploma in Construction Technology Extended

  • Effective from: 2021
  • Approved Abbreviation: DipConstrTech
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 7184
  • AQF Level: 5

This program applies to students who commenced in Term 3, 2021 or later.

Students should follow the program structure for the session start date relevant to the year they commenced.

For commencement year Term 3, 2020, please refer to: 7165.2 Diploma in Construction Management Exended

For commencement year Term 1, 2020, please refer to: 7165.1 Diploma in Construction Management Exended

For commencement year 2018, please refer to: 7137.1 Diploma in Construction Management Exended

This program is delivered by Western Sydney University, The College as an agent of Western Sydney University.

This program is designed to provide students with the first year subjects included in the Construction Technology degree. The inclusion of additional preparatory subjects is designed to assist students in the transition to study at University level. The Diploma is delivered via extended face to face hours in an environment focused specifically on supporting students to make the transition into university study.

Students who successfully complete this Diploma will articulate into the Construction Technology degree with up to one year (80 CPs) equivalent of advanced standing.

For more information on Western Sydney University, The College, please refer to their web site.

Western Sydney University, The College

Study Mode

One and a half years full-time (four terms)

Program Advice

College Program Enquiries

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Penrith campus Full time Internal See above

Inherent Requirements

There are inherent requirements for this program that you must meet in order to complete your program and graduate. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for this program online.

The Inherent requirements will be the same as for the current Bachelor program.

Admission

This program is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents who are aged 17 years or over and not currently enrolled in or completing Year 12 in the same year of intended admission.

International Students

IELTS 5.5 with minimum 5.0 in each sub band; or equivalent results from The College English Language Program or The College English Entrance Test; and completion of year 11 or equivalent with specified results.

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 130 credit points which include the subjects listed in the pathways below.

Students are categorised into Pathways. See individual links below for detailed program structure.

Recent School Leavers and Non-Credentialed Applicants

Subject Title Credit Points
Students must pass all Preparatory subjects (WSTC Prep) for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.
Students must pass 30 credit points from the Preparatory subjects (Level Z) prior to enrolling in the University level subjects (WSTC).
Term 1 of Study
BLDG 0001Academic Skills for Construction Management (WSTC Prep)10
MATH 0030Introduction to Building Calculations (WSTC Prep)10
LANG 0049Essential Literacy for Construction Professionals I (WSTC Prep)10
Term 2 of Study
LANG 0050Essential Literacy for Construction Professionals II (WSTC Prep)10
BLDG 0002Building Calculations (WSTC Prep)10
ENGR 1037Construction Communication (WSTC)10
BLDG 1018Residential Building (WSTC)10
Term 3 of Study
BLDG 1016Building Science (WSTC)10
ARCH 1005Drawing and CAD (WSTC)10
BLDG 2012Contract Administration (WSTC)10
Term 4 of Study
BLDG 1008Construction Work Safety (WSTC)10
BLDG 1017Non-Residential Building (WSTC)10
BLDG 1010Environmental Building Design (WSTC)10
Total Credit Points130

International Students

Subject Title Credit Points
Students must pass all Preparatory subjects (WSTC Prep) for which no advanced standing will be granted in the University degree program.
Students must pass 30 credit points from the Preparatory subjects (Level Z) prior to enrolling in the University level subjects (WSTC).
Term 1 of Study
BLDG 0001Academic Skills for Construction Management (WSTC Prep)10
MATH 0030Introduction to Building Calculations (WSTC Prep)10
LANG 0049Essential Literacy for Construction Professionals I (WSTC Prep)10
LANG 0026English for International Students 1 (WSTC Prep)0
Term 2 of Study
LANG 0050Essential Literacy for Construction Professionals II (WSTC Prep)10
BLDG 0002Building Calculations (WSTC Prep)10
ENGR 1037Construction Communication (WSTC)10
BLDG 1018Residential Building (WSTC)10
Term 3 of Study
BLDG 1016Building Science (WSTC)10
ARCH 1005Drawing and CAD (WSTC)10
BLDG 2012Contract Administration (WSTC)10
Term 4 of Study
BLDG 1008Construction Work Safety (WSTC)10
BLDG 1017Non-Residential Building (WSTC)10
BLDG 1010Environmental Building Design (WSTC)10
Total Credit Points130