Construction and Engineering Courses


Construction and engineering courses for professional development or gaining some great skills for home renovations.

Courses offer practical, experience based learning and provide a solid foundation to work across a variety of trades. Flexible learning, lots of options and great support. Entry to professional development. Do it yourself or upskill to further your business or career.


  • Advanced Certificate in Property Management

    A foundation course for building managers, estate or property managers and renovators. Learn how buildings and landscapes are constructed and maintained. Undertake practical projects along the way.
  • Advanced Certificate in Sustainable Construction

    A course of study which combines building and construction skills with awareness of how construction techniques and choices of materials can influence human health, and the health of our environment more broadly.
  • Alternative Energy

    Learn about alternative energy systems, develop a plan for reducing energy usage, and learn how to build a self-sustaining house with a focus on alternative energy use.
  • Building Renovation

    Discover how to plan and restore different projects from small to large, residential to commercial dwellings. Learn to renovate individual rooms, homes & other buildings. Study construction methods, materials and finishes for building improvements.
  • Carpentry

    Discover the theory and practice of carpentry. Understand different timbers, tools and use of fixings. Learn about cutting, joining and making things from wood from shelves to door frames. Course includes practical projects.
  • Certificate in Building Renovation

    Learn to renovate parts of buildings, or whole buildings - small or large. Understand how to buy, plan, budget, renovate and sell for a profit.
  • Certificate in Construction

    Learn construction methods and practice for improved business or career opportunities in property development, landscape construction, engineering or building industries. 600 hour course.
  • Engineering Applications

    Learn how engineering can improve work efficiency and productivity in horticulture, agriculture or construction.
  • Healthy Buildings I (Building Construction and Health)

    Learn how building construction methods and materials can affect the health of the people who inhabit them, and how to make wiser choices to minimise health risks. Make changes to existing buildings and plan new ones better.
  • Landscape Construction

    Learn landscape construction materials, methods and operations, drainage, earthworks, structures, equipment, irrigation, on site practices, etc. 100 hours.
  • Machinery and Equipment

    Learn about the maintenance and selection of machinery and equipment used in construction, agriculture and horticulture industries. Select the right tool for the right job! ACS: teaching engineering since 1982.
  • Masonry (Brick, Stone and Concrete Work)

    Understand different types of materials and techniques to create buildings, interior and exterior building features and landscape features. Training for new employees, or professional development for anyone on a building site.
  • Mechanics

    Learn how engines and motors work; their applications, maintenance and repair. This course has relevance from cars to household machines and kitchen appliances.
  • Mud Brick Construction

    We built our school's first office from mud brick. Learn from our experience, to construct buildings, small or large with mud bricks.
  • Project Management

    Learn to manage development, landscape, building or engineering projects.