Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Central Australian College

Course details

CRICOS course code: 106225B

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


This qualification has been designed for potential and current international students. They will be involved in classroom-based training in a full time capacity to gain the qualification. These individuals would be interested in working in the construction industry and pursue a career as a senior civil works designer or a para-professional designer, who supports professional engineers.

Career Outcome:

Students can work in the construction industry and support professional engineers. They can perform tasks that are broad, specialised, complex and technical and include strategic areas and initiating activities.

Delivery Approach

Delivery is on campus. It includes face to face delivery in the classroom with tutorials, analysis of case studies, interactive learning including discussion on key points, presentation. Simulated workplace environment is created for practice.

Assessment Method

Assessment methods are flexible, valid, reliable and fair. Assessment strategies include:

Project/Case study
Written/Oral Questions
Practical Observation/Demonstration/Roleplay
Third-Party Report
Workplace Documentation/Portfolio
Problem Solving
AV Media file
RPL Evidence

Pathways from the qualification

Further training pathways from this qualification leads to higher tertiary education. Students after completion can enrol into Advanced Diploma qualification or relevant Bachelor degree courses such as Bachelor of Social work.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
15,000 Per Year
Read more30,000 for the entire course; Application Fee: 350
Oct 2022
Jan 2023
Apr 2023
104 weeks
Full time
Melbourne CBD Campus
Level 1, 276 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

There are no entry requirements specified in the training package, however, CAC recommends that Learners wanting to study at Central Australian College have:

  • Must have satisfactorily completed an equivalent of Australian year 12.


  • Have completed a Diploma level qualification.
  • All international students must be at least 18 years of age or above to study at Central Australian College.
  • Must participate in Pre-Training Assessment, prior to commencement of the course.

Students are required to produce a valid working with Children Check and National Police Clearance prior to commencement of placement.

Must have IELTS score of 5.5 (or equivalent) or satisfactory completion of CAC entry test, or a completion of an ELICOS program.

TOEFL (Paper Based Test) – 527; TOEFL (Internet Based Test CBT) – 46; Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) – 162; Pearson Test of English Academic - 42;Occupational English Test: Pass.


Central Australian College
Footscray West Campus
8-10 Cross street
Melbourne Victoria 3012
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