Study building, engineering and plumbing online

Learn the tools of the trade from the comfort of your home with an online building, engineering or plumbing course from TAFE Queensland. Whether you want to develop or enhance your skills in building, construction, hydraulic services design, or engineering drafting, we have a course to suit your needs. With our flexible, online study options and dedicated learning and student support services, getting qualified has never been easier. With an online course at TAFE Queensland you can study your way and fit your studies around your existing work and family commitments.  

Our industry-standard courses will give you the qualification you need to apply for a range of industry licences including Builder Project Management Services, Builder Low or Medium Rise, and Low or Medium Rise Building Design. We also offer a range of short courses that will allow you to apply for an Owner Builder Permit, Residential Building Inspection Licence, or be licensed as a subcontractor. 

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Career outcomes
  • Builder
  • Building designer
  • Building scheduler
  • Draftsperson
  • Estimator
  • Hydraulic design consultant
  • Site supervisor
  • Technical officer

Study online with TAFE Queensland

Make great your way

More people complete their online courses with TAFE Queensland than with any other online education provider in Australia. We're proud to say that 80 per cent of people who start with us actually finish their online course, that's compared to the national average of just seven per cent.


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