National ID: RII60515 | State ID: AZA8


The Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design 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 client site requirements and are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

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Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Beaconsfield

One semester full-time

How By Correspondence
Full Time (On Campus)
Part Time
When Available Semester 2, 2017

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Further study opportunities:

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

Weeks 1 - 20

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Advise on the application of safe design principles to control WHS risks BSBWHS609 AUH30
Apply structural principles to the construction of large, high rise and complex buildings CPCCBC6014A W9314
Conduct a feasibility study RIIBEF604D WH010
Direct cost management of a project program BSBPMG604 AUH32
Direct human resources management of a project program BSBPMG606 AUL51
Direct the integration of projects BSBPMG601 AUI63
Establish and maintain a quality system RIIQUA601D WH619
Lead and manage team effectiveness BSBWOR502 AUH47
Manage program risk BSBPMG616 AUM17
Manage the civil works design process RIICWD601D WH230
Prepare detailed design of civil timber structures RIICWD535D WH227
Prepare detailed design of urban roads RIICWD509D WH201

Late applications for Semester 2 2017 for this course can still be made for any remaining places, you can express your interest to study this course full time in Semester 2 2017 via our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.


Page last updated July 21, 2017