Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Advanced Diploma   NRT
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  • Civil Construction Design course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification reflects the role of senior civil works designers or para-professional designers who support professional engineers. They perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical and include strategic areas and initiating activities. They are responsible for the design of complex projects to ensure the implementation of the clients site requirements and are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Course outcomes and careers


    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification

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    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    1 Semester
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled, VET Student Loan
    15 Hours per week
    Indicative course cost:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 31, January 2018, at 4:00pm at Ultimo College, Marcus Clark Campus (Building W), Main Campus, 827-837 George Street, Building W, Level 1, Room W1.40.

    At your orientation session/first class you will be provided with your timetable.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of class a week over 3 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Flexible or Standard timetable, Tuesday to Thursday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

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    Fee information:


    Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit


    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

    Find out more about VET Student Loans at

    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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    After completing this nationally-recognised qualification, students will be ready for immediate employment in the fields of Civil and Structural Engineering as Senior Civil construction engineer or other roles which support professional engineers.

    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design2018/02/052018/04/132018/03/05$1314.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design2018/02/052018/04/132018/04/03$1314.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design2018/04/302018/06/292018/06/04$1312.00


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    BSBWHS609Advise on the application of safe design principles to control WHS risks40
    RIIBEF604DConduct a feasibility study50
    BSBPMG604Direct cost management of a project program50
    BSBPMG605Direct quality management of a project program50
    BSBPMG602Direct the scope of a project program50
    BSBPMG603Direct time management of a project program40
    RIIQUA601DEstablish and maintain a quality system60
    BSBWOR502Lead and manage team effectiveness60
    BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement70
    BSBPMG616Manage program risk60
    RIICWD601DManage the civil works design process100
    RIICWD509DPrepare detailed design of urban roads100



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