• Annual course fee

    AUD 18,000

  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Delivery locations


This course is structured to follow the building of a house, commencing with OHS, the safe use of tools and equipment, then onto the units that from the base of any structure: excavation, setting out and flooring systems through to the completion of walls, doors, and windows. Carpenters are the key players in domestic house construction, often the first onsite and the last to leave.

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  • Type of institution

    Private College - VET

  • On campus accommodation

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Builders Academy Australia (BAA) is more than just an institution that offers nationally accredited qualifications for the building and construction industry. It is a vibrant community where passion, skills, and dreams come together to shape the future of this dynamic field. Located in the heart of Melbourne, BAA provides a transformative learning experience that prepares students for success in the ever-evolving world of construction.

BAA understands that building a career is not just about acquiring knowledge; it's about gaining real-world skills that make you stand out in a competitive industry. BAA's qualified trainers, who have recent and relevant experience in the field, are like navigators guiding you through the intricate pathways of the building and construction world. They provide you with valuable insights, helping you navigate through the challenges and complexities of the industry.

Imagine stepping onto a construction site for the first time. The buzz of activity, the sound of tools, and the sight of structures taking shape around you. It's a world of endless possibilities, and BAA is here to ignite your curiosity and fuel your ambition. BAA's programs are designed to challenge and inspire, providing innovative spaces where you can gain practical skills and unleash your potential.

Just as a sturdy foundation is essential for any building, BAA's programs lay a strong foundation for your future success. BAA offers a comprehensive range of qualifications, from pre-apprenticeships to Diploma courses, covering various trades such as carpentry, plumbing, work health and safety, and building and construction. It's like having a toolkit filled with specialised skills that you can wield with confidence.

BAA doesn't give too much importance to theoretical knowledge; it believes that true mastery comes from hands-on experience. That's why BAA provides opportunities for you to step out of the classroom and onto real building sites. These field trips and BAA's state-of-the-art Trade Training Centres are like windows that open up to the world of construction, allowing you to witness the magic of turning blueprints into tangible structures.

Builders Academy Australia is more than just a place of learning; it's a community that celebrates the artistry of trades. BAA understands that building a career is not just about acquiring technical skills; it's about building relationships and establishing a strong network. BAA's industry connections, forged through its affiliation with UP Education and its founding partnership with Australia's fourth largest homebuilder, provide you with a solid framework of support and guidance.

Like a master builder carefully selecting the right materials, BAA offers a variety of fee payment options to ensure that quality education remains accessible. Commonwealth and state government subsidies, VET Student Loans, and payment plans are just some of the ways BAA helps you build a solid financial foundation for your education.

BAA takes pride in the achievements of its students and alumni. Like a grand structure that stands tall and commands respect, BAA's graduates leave the institution with above-industry-average completion rates and the confidence to take the next step in their careers. They join a thriving alumni network, a community that continues to support and inspire one another even after they have completed their studies.

Builders Academy Australia is more than just an institution; it's a gateway to a world of possibilities. It's a place where dreams are nurtured, skills are honed, and careers are built. Are you ready to embark on a journey that will shape not only your future but also the future of the building and construction industry? Join BAA, and together with its faculty, you can take the first steps towards an extraordinary career.

Campus Location

Builders Academy Australia is located in the vibrant city of Melbourne, Victoria. Nestled within the Springvale area, BAA's campus offers a convenient and accessible location for students pursuing careers in the building and construction industry. Melbourne is renowned as one of the most liveable cities in the world, providing an ideal setting for international students seeking a high-quality education and an exciting cultural experience.

Study Areas

BAA offers a comprehensive range of nationally accredited qualifications for the building and construction industry. BAA's programs cater to various skill levels, from pre-apprenticeships to Diploma courses. Whether your passion lies in carpentry, plumbing, work health and safety, or building and construction, BAA's qualified trainers with real-world experience are dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and skills you need to excel in your chosen field.

Diversity and Inclusion

BAA embraces diversity and inclusion as it welcomes students from all backgrounds and cultures. Melbourne itself is a melting pot of diverse communities, offering a rich multicultural experience. BAA believes that a diverse student body fosters a vibrant and dynamic learning environment, encouraging the exchange of ideas and perspectives. You'll have the opportunity to connect with fellow students from around the world and build lasting friendships while studying at BAA.

Student life - Clubs and Societies

Beyond the classroom, BAA offers a vibrant student life with a range of clubs and societies. 

These student-led groups provide an excellent platform to engage with like-minded individuals who share your interests and passions. Whether you're looking to join a construction-focused club, participate in community initiatives, or explore hobbies outside of your field of study, BAA's clubs and societies offer a supportive community and a chance to make the most of your student experience.

Besides, studying at Builders Academy Australia in Melbourne also means being able to access exceptional education and training, as well as immerse yourself in a city that embraces creativity, diversity, and innovation. Melbourne's unique climate provides a comfortable living experience with warm summers, moderate autumns, cool winters, and sunny and bright springs. The city's clean air quality is also notable, as it boasts low levels of air pollution compared to other major cities around the world.

Campus Facilities

BAA's state-of-the-art campus is equipped with modern facilities to enhance your learning journey. From well-equipped classrooms to dedicated trade training centres, BAA provides an immersive and practical learning environment. BAA's Trade Training Centres allow you to gain hands-on experience at real building sites, bridging the gap between theory and practice. With flexible modes of delivery, including online training options, BAA ensures that its facilities cater to a variety of learning preferences.

Alumni Network

When you study at BAA, you become part of a strong and supportive alumni network. BAA's graduates, numbering over 8,500, enjoy above-industry-average completion rates and have established successful careers in the building and construction industry. By joining BAA's alumni network, you gain access to a valuable community of professionals who can offer mentorship, networking opportunities, and career guidance. BAA takes pride in celebrating the achievements of its alumni and nurturing lifelong connections.

Why Study at Builders Academy Australia

  • Qualified and Experienced Trainers: At BAA, you will be trained by qualified trainers who possess recent and relevant industry experience. They bring real-world insights and practical knowledge to the classroom, ensuring that your learning is both engaging and applicable to your future career.
  • Flexibility in Learning: BAA understands that every student has different needs and preferences when it comes to learning. That's why BAA offers flexible modes of delivery, including class-based, workplace-based, and online training options for most courses. You have the freedom to choose a learning format that suits your schedule and learning style.
  • Extensive Campus Reach: BAA is not limited to urban areas; it has a presence across both urban and rural parts of Australia. This allows students to access BAA's programs conveniently, regardless of their location. Whether you prefer the bustling city life or a quieter suburban environment, BAA offers study opportunities that align with your preferences.
  • Strong Industry Networks: As a part of UP Education, an institution operating in New Zealand and Australia, BAA has strong industry networks. BAA was founded by Australia's fourth largest homebuilder, establishing deep connections within the building and construction community. These industry ties enhance BAA's programs, ensuring that you receive education and training that aligns with industry demands.
  • Financial Support: BAA understands that financing your education is an important consideration. That's why BAA offers a variety of fee payment options, including access to Commonwealth and state government subsidies for eligible students, as well as VET Student Loans (for Diploma courses only) and payment plans. BAA strives to make quality education accessible to as many students as possible.
  • Engaging Learning Environment: BAA creates an engaging environment of learning, celebrating the trades and fostering student retention and outcomes. BAA's programs are designed to challenge and inspire students, providing innovative spaces to gain practical skills. Through field trips to real building sites and BAA's Trade Training Centres, you will have the opportunity to enhance your learning in a hands-on manner.
  • Builders Academy Australia offers a gateway to a successful career in the building and construction industry. With BAA's industry connections, high-quality education, diverse student community, and vibrant campus life, you'll graduate with the skills, network, and confidence to embark on your professional journey. Join BAA in Melbourne, the thriving hub of opportunities and experiences, and unlock your potential in the exciting world of building and construction.
  • Melbourne: The capital city of Victoria is a place with so much to offer for students. Known for its vibrant culture, stunning architecture, and high quality of life, Melbourne is consistently ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world. Its affordability compared to other major cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney makes it an attractive destination for international students.


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13-15 Brough Street, Springvale, Victoria 3171

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Springvale is a vibrant suburb in Melbourne, Victoria located 22 km southeast of the Melbourne central business district and is renowned for being one of the most culturally diverse suburbs in Australia. Springvale is rich in history and thrives on a harmonious mix of working class and multicultural families. Make yourself at home in a local neighbourhood that offers a real sense of community and culture. Well-serviced by public transport, discover outstanding amenity and enjoy sensational market shopping and dining opportunities. The renowned Springvale Shopping Precinct is one of Melbournes largest Asian shopping strips. It boasts a profusion of Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodian and Thai restaurants.

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