The college is one of the eight public schools in Perth, the Eduwest consortium was awarded to design, build and finance. On completion of the first school, Aveley Secondary College, Classic were also awarded the external and internal painting works at Coastal Lakes College.
The new training and administration building for South Metropolitan TAFE (formerly Challenger Institute of Technology) sits along Jennalup Street, at the main northern entry road to the Murdoch campus. The ground floor contains specialist training facilities (eight salons, a gymnasium and a simulated office), a library, cafe, and student amenities and student services areas. The first floor contains further general and specialist training facilities (a virtual nursery and playgroup, computer laboratories and learning areas). The second floor contains staff offices, meeting and amenities areas.