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Undergraduate Certificate in Cost Estimation for Residential Construction

CRICOS Code: 106367K   |   Course Code: CRS1401083



This qualification is designed for those who are interested in upskilling or they want to gain knowledge and skills to start a career in estimating for residential construction.


Location: City Campus

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English language entry requirements

  • A minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent for International Students

Career Pathway

Graduates of this course have the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in residential cost estimating.

As a graduate of the Undergraduate Certificate you will have the foundation knowledge and skills to start a career in building and construction as a Cadet or Trainee in a building or construction company


Entry requirements

  • Completion of Certificate IV and at least one year of relevant industry experience.
  • Completion of Certificate III or apprenticeship in construction trades plus at least two years of relevant industry experience.

Course fees

Tuition Fees: $9,375

Application Fee: $250 (Non-Refundable)

Non-Tuition Fees: $1,570

Estimated Total Course Cost: $11,195

Fee for Service: Domestic and International Students. Government funding may be available for this course please confirm with admissions.

As Delivered by Australian Industrial Systems Institute

Compulsory Units:

To complete this Undergraduate Certificate you will complete the following units:

  • BCM104 Technical Drawings and Communications.
  • BCM107 Residential Construction
  • BCM109Measurements in Building
  • BCM201 Estimating Cost Management

Course Duration

26 Weeks

Course Commencement

AISI has three intakes in each academic year(trimester). Please follow the link below to show the dates of enrolment, start and end date of each teaching periods, including exam and holiday dates. International students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible in order to successfully enrol into their desired program.


There are no elective units.

There are no packaging rules.


Graduates can proceed to study the Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) Degree with 4 units as a credit. 


Assessment methods may include written reports, essays, oral presentations, tests, quizzes, portfolios, examinations and simulated projects.

Delivery Mode

Blended Learning Please note: During COVID-19 restriction times, the learning is predominately synchronous on-line with timetabled virtual online classes.