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Civil Infrastructure Design

State ID: GAB86

Develop the groundwork for major infrastructure

Learn how to prepare detailed designs of roads and drainage by adopting the simulated role of a technical officer and designer

Tackle project scenarios including greenfield and brownfield sites, creating road and drainage designs to meet job briefs and complying with Australian standards and guides.

Produce engineering designs by using AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D engineering software programs to enhance and provide students with skills and knowledge for rapid creation and output of civil site design projects.

This course is ideal for FIFO workers - talk to us about how you can study this course flexibly.

Gain these skills:

  • Detailed designs of both rural and urban roads, surface/pavements and subsurface drainage
  • Investigate location of underground services and their impact on projects
  • Implementation of traffic control devices to improve road safety for all road users
  • Intersection treatments
  • Pavement types, layers, materials and thicknesses.
  • Calculating, sizing and selecting infrastructure components
  • Geometric designs
  • Analyse, interpret and apply Australian, MRWA and Austroads standards and guides
  • Stormwater capture methods

2021 dates:

  • Semester 1 workshops and lectures: Thursdays from 5pm to 8pm, starting 4 February 2021

Requirements of the course:

This course requires both on-campus practical and theory classes; and connectivity to learning management systems for self-paced study. 

on-campus_CD.pngOn-campus practical and theory classes:
For 3 hours every week, you will need to attend workshops and lectures on-campus. 

Coonline_CD.pngnnectivity to learning management systems for self-paced study:
Once enrolled, you will receive information about how to login to our eCampus. Your study will include 6 to 8 hours a week using Blackboard, where you will access learning content, assignments, lesson plans and pre-reading for classes, at your place of choice, on or off-campus. To access the full suite of software activities, you will need to use College computers at Munster campus.


Course cost:

2021 fees for this course will be published soon.

Study pathway

Study pathway

This skill set forms part of RII50515 Diploma of Civil Construction Design , which provides pathways towards university entry requirements.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

All year round

Munster - Part Time-Self Paced-On-campus



Where Munster
How Part Time
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Page last updated November 26, 2020