Kick start your career in the civil construction industry with the Diploma of Civil Construction Design. This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as designers or design paraprofessionals who support professional engineers. This course prepares you to perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques.
You are required to develop site specific work designs to ensure the implementation of the client’s site requirements. You will learn from the latest industry software such as AutoCAD, CivilCAD, Revit, 12D and DRAINS to help with the design of the construction and infrastructure projects.
To receive this qualification, students must complete a combination of 20 elective units which may vary between each term and campus and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification.
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
BSBPMG531 Manage project time
MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
MEM30033A* Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models
MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawings
RIICWD501E Prepare detailed design of foundations
RIICWD511E Prepare detailed design of sub-divisions
RIICWD509E Prepare detailed design of urban roads
BSBPMG632 Manage program risk
RIICWD530E Prepare detailed design of surface drainage
RIICWD533E Prepare detailed design of civil concrete structures
RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures
RIICWD535E Prepare detailed design of civil timber structures
MEM23007A Apply calculus to engineering tasks
MEM30005A Calculate force systems within simple beam structures
MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
BSBWHS616 Apply safe design principles to control WHS risks
CPCCOM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications
BSBPMG537 Manage Project Procurement
Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer:
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by assessing qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Acknowledge Education.
Please see Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer for more information.
Industry Body Endorsement
Our Civil Construction Design courses are endorsed by reputable companies in the industry. We are constantly consulting with the industry people to ensure our courses are relevant to their needs and our students are job-ready upon completion of our courses.
Course Outcomes and Pathways:
Upon successful completion of this course, the types of occupations that you can seek include:
- Civil Engineering Draftsperson
- Civil Engineering Design Draftsperson
- Civil Engineering Technician
For pathway students, upon completion of the course, you will be granted 10 units credit exemption into Acknowledge Education’s Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design (RII60520) and complete the Advanced Diploma course in additional 6 months, OR you are eligible for direct entry into the second year of Bachelor of Construction Project Managements with credit for 8 out of 24 units of study.
Full tuition fee (2023): $18,300
Enrolment fee: $200
Material fee (including software): $400
How to Apply:
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