Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

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Course details

CRICOS course code: 105230B

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


The Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design is a 2-year course and that will equip you with the practical and technical skills to work with civil engineers on the design and construction of infrastructure projects. You will develop skills in:

  • Using computer-aided design (CAD) software including AutoCAD and REVIT to produce detailed drawings, plans and designs for construction work
  • Project and risk management
  • Preparing civil designs
  • Managing civil works
  • Developing construction management skills to meet the Australian market needs

Course Structure

The course comprises of 12 units delivered over eight terms, each comprising of ten weeks, exclusive of holidays. You will attend college 20 hours per week.


Core Units

  • BSBPMG632 Manage program risk
  • BSBWHS616 Apply safe design principles to control WHS risks
  • BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
  • RIICWD601E Manage the civil works design process
  • RIIQUA601E Establish and maintain a quality system

Elective Units

  • BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement
  • MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements package
  • RIICWD509E Prepare detailed design of urban roads
  • RIIBEF601E Conduct business negotiations
  • RIICWD533E Prepare detailed design of civil concrete structures
  • RIICWM402E Supervise civil works contractors
  • RIICWD507D Prepare detailed geotechnical design

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the types of occupations that you can seek include:

  • Civil Engineering Draftsperson
  • Civil Engineering Design Draftsperson
  • Civil Engineering Technician
  • Road Design Draftsperson
  • Sewage Reticulation Drafting Officer
  • Structural Engineering Drafting Officer
  • Site Manager
  • Estimator
  • Contract Administrator

For pathway students, upon completion of the course, you are eligible for direct entry into the second year of Stott’s College Bachelor of Business degree with credit for 8 out of 24 units of study.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
12,000 Per Year
Read moreFull Tuition Fee: 24,000; Material Fee (including AutoCAD and Revit): 400
03 Oct 2022
30 Jan 2023
24 Apr 2023
2 years
Full time
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Melbourne City Campus
168 Exhibition Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

18 years or older

Completion of Year 12 studies or equivalent

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent


Acknowledge Education
Melbourne City Campus
168 Exhibition Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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