RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

The Centre of Excellence

Course details

CRICOS course code: 106516B

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


This qualification reflects the role of an individual working as a senior civil works designer or a para-professional designer, who supports 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’s site requirements and are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements

Course Structure

  • BSBPMG632 Manage program risk
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  • BSBWHS616 Apply safe design principles to control WHS risks
  • RIICWD601E Manage civil works design processes
  • RIIQUA601E Establish and maintain a quality system
  • BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
  • BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
  • RIICWD509E Prepare detailed design of urban roads
  • RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures
  • RIICWD533E Prepare detailed design of civil concrete structures
  • CPCCBC4003 Select, prepare and administer a construction contract
  • CPCCBC5010 Manage construction work


Students will undertake essential assessments which will include completion of the activities, projects, role play and observation of delivery of training and assessment.

Pathways for Students:

Possible job titles and roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • senior civil works designer
  • a para-professional designer, who supports professional engineers
  • Civil construction supervisor
  • Civil design draftsperson

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
Course Fees: 23,500; Enrolment fee: 250; Material fee: 1,000 Monthly 94 weeks
Read more94 study weeks + 14 weeks holidays.

Full time
North Geelong Campus
8 Roseneath Street
Geelong Victoria 3215

Entry criteria

Academic Requirements

Australian year 12 Equivalent of other countries

Age Requirements

For international students COE has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Academic: 6.0

Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Paper Based Test (PBT): 527

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Paper Based Test (PBT): 52 (with no communicative skill score less than 42)


The Centre of Excellence
Geelong Campus
126 Yarra Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
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