CPC60115 Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
Level 2 – 17 Units of Competency
Level 3 – 7 Units of Competency (Technician)
This qualification reflects the role of building surveyors or certifiers who apply knowledge of compliance requirements, construction methods and materials to the implementation of statutory building surveying requirements, or to the provision of advisory building surveying services.
The scope of work undertaken by building surveyors may vary across jurisdictions and can include:
• providing code-consulting advice to clients on the compliance requirements for proposed building developments
• processing planning and building applications
• conducting mandatory construction inspections
• auditing buildings and following up on areas of non-compliance
• issuing certificates of occupancy
Building surveyors require an understanding of relevant compliance requirements, as well as traditional, new and emerging construction methods and materials. They make a significant contribution to the development and construction of the built environment. Often working in collaboration with specialist consultants to assess and verify that proposed and actual building works are compliant ensuring the safety of building occupants.
Building surveyors work in a highly regulated environment and must carry out their role ethically and according to legislative and regulatory requirements as stated on the Building Commission WA website