National course code: RII60515

Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

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Overview About this course

Gain a practical insight into the daily activities and responsibilities involved in the civil construction industry and be prepared for your future career in civil construction projects.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Lead and manage team effectiveness

  • Develop and interpret project plans, and solve key civil construction challenges

  • Manage the civil works design process

  • Establish and maintain a quality system

  • Manage program risk

  • Advise on application of safe design principles to control WHS risk

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Confidence to determine project quality, budget and time constraints

  • Collaboration skills to work as part of team

  • Experience designing steel and concrete structures

  • Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities

Suitability Is This Course Right For You?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol.

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is also offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the traineeship eligibility requirements.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Literacy skills and maths skills at a Year 12 level to do algebra and complete reports

  • Critical thinking and an analytical mind to solve key construction challenges

  • Flexibility to take on changing environments, sites and obstacles

  • Problem solving skills

  • Interpersonal and communication skills for teamwork and collaborative tasks

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: Engineering technical assistant, Engineering designer , Engineering draftsperson and Civil construction project manager

Study pathways

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The Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design does not have any post-graduate courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Subjects in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 Units of competency, including 5 core and 7 speciality units.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Manage the civil works design process RIICWD601D

  • Advise on the application of safe design principles to control WHS risks BSBWHS609

  • Establish and maintain a quality system RIIQUA601D

  • Manage program risk BSBPMG616

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and Support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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