Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Civil Engineering Design

Swinburne University of Technology

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0100906

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate

Summary

The Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology is a wide-ranging, highly practical course for those looking to start, broaden or advance in a technical paraprofessional role in civil and structural engineering fields. It could also suit trades qualified people to advance their qualifications.

This course is a strong combination of technical skills training with in-depth knowledge, so you’ll be able to apply engineering and scientific principles when managing, designing or executing projects. Graduates can apply for recognition by Engineers Australia and could also use this course as a pathway into further degree studies.

This course is based at Hawthorn with some workshop components delivered at Wantirna.

Career opportunities

Graduates may find employment in construction engineering as technical support or as a technical officer with a water authority or local council. Employment may be sought in a civil design industry as a civil engineering technician where associate engineer skill is required to provide support to professional engineer. Graduates may also work as a draftsperson or construction supervisor in civil and construction industries.

Aims and objectives

Gain a combination of technical skills and in-depth knowledge to be able to apply engineering and scientific principles when managing, designing or executing projects.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
19,760 Per Year 01 Mar 2021 2 years Full time Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia

Entry criteria

Successful completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • Swinburne's English for Academic Purposes (EAP 4 Upper Intermediate level) with overall 65%, all skills 60%
  • minimum IELTS overall band of 5.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 5.0
  • TOEFL iBT (internet-based) minimum score of 65 with no band less than 15
  • Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 42 (no communicative skills less than 36)
  • any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

Address

Swinburne University of Technology
Hawthorn Campus
John Street
Melbourne Victoria 3122
Australia
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