Technical & Vocational Education

Diploma in Building Design

N/581/4/0102 (Kuching)


  • i-Systems College Kuching


Full Time – 2.5 years
Part Time – 4 years


For further info, please call
082-363787 (Kuching),
085-615117 (Miri),
088-211140 (Kota Kinabalu)
03-33422655 (Klang)

This programme is with TVET components – 70% practical, 30% theory. Students will learn drafting (both manual and computed using Autodesk AutoCAD). They will learn on engineering drawing, 2D & 3D modelling. The Diploma in Building Design will give the learner the necessary skills, experience and ability to understand drafting technology, focusing on civil engineering/building design and be able to do technical drawing in the field of building design/civil engineering drawing, drafting, electrical technical drawing/schematic drawing as well as understanding of basic architectural drawing. The programme will also develop the learner’s passion for drafting technology and be able to draw technical drawings in general and whilst building the learner’s knowledge of design and drafting technology advancement. The opportunity to study specific areas such as advancement of the design and drafting industry and technology will give the learner a focus on interest areas when the learner starts a profession related this industry.


Entry Requirements

For further info, please call
082-363787 (Kuching),
085-615117 (Miri),
088-211140 (Kota Kinabalu)
03-33422655 (Klang)


Course Structure

Discipline Core
Engineering Drawing & Drafting Technology:

  • General Language Training
  • Civil Engineering Conceptual Design
  • Fundamentals of Structure (Civil Engineering)
  • Project Management
  • Fundamentals  of Architectural Design & Drafting
  • Construction Materials Technology
  • Introduction to Civil Design & Drafting
  • Land Surveying
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Technical Drawing 1
  • Technical Drawing 2
  • Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD)
  • Computer Skills
  • Technical Report Writing

Compulsory Modules:

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Academic English

Professional Practice:

  • Construction Management
  • Practical Training 2 (Drafting), supervised
  • Industrial Training

Final Year Project