Wanting to Become a Civil Construction Designer? Study RII60520 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design.
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.
Nationally Recognised Qualification
Course National Code: RII60520
Course CRICOS Code: 108435J
Available to International and Local students.
This qualification will be delivered over 104 weeks, including 80 weeks of training and assessment spread over 8 terms of 10 weeks each and 24 weeks of holidays.
Tuition Fee: $22,000(AUD) inclusive of all learning materials. * Please also note prices may vary if Credit Transfer are approved.
Upon graduation, you may pursue study Bachelor Degrees in Perth or other cities of Australia.
This course provides you with the opportunity to be employed in the following job roles:
Senior Civil Construction Designer
Civil Construction Supervisor
Civil Design Draftsperson
Pathways Into the Qualification
You may enter the qualification through a number of entry points.
or If you have previously completed a unit/units, you may be eligible for a credit transfer. You will need to complete a credit transfer application form, and provide a certified copy of the transcript of statement of attainment. There is a fee for this process. Applications for credit transfer must be made prior to the commencement of the course.
Pathways From the Qualification
Students who complete this course may wish to continue their education into a range a range of Graduate Diploma qualifications, as well as higher education qualifications in Civil Construction or Bachelor of Engineering (Civil).
Target Group Students
Target groups for the RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design are international students who are:
- Seeking to pursue a career in civil construction design
- Seeking to enter a new industry sector
- Seeking a pathway to higher-level qualifications.
Study and Assessment mode
This course is delivered on face-to-face class-room based. Various structured activities and industry excursions are included to provide opportunity to explore the real business world. Assessment is competency based.
A face-to-face training, as well as distance mode is employed for this qualification and all classroom-based training will take place at the Perth College of Business and Technology.
The structured self-study component of this course amounts to 4 hours a week. Students are provided with access to self-study guide for completion of a range of activities. The estimated time to complete activities is documented in the guide for each unit. This is a mandatory component of a student’s study and student’s attendance, and participation will be monitored.
Units of competency are delivered individually.
Students will be provided their learning and assessment materials that they will use to develop their knowledge and understanding. All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help them achieve competency.
Students can also be supported outside of face to face through e-mail and telephone contact with their trainer. Students are provided with their trainer’s contact details at their orientation. Students are encouraged to contact their trainer at any time and trainers will liaise with students regarding their progress and provide advice as required, including any relevant course content and concepts, learning opportunities, assessment requirements, feedback on assessments and any issues the student is experiencing.
Perth College of Business and Technology uses a range of techniques during face-to-face delivery including trainer presentations and demonstrations, individual tasks, case studies, research, role plays, practical demonstrations, and group work. The context of the simulated workplace environment will be incorporated into delivery methodologies and students will complete tasks to appropriate workplace standards.
Entry admission requirements
Those students who wish to undertake this course should meet the following academic and English language requirements.
|Year 12 High School|
Upper-intermediate Level of English or
Duolingo English Test Score of 95-100 or
IELTS Test Score of 5.5 overall (General or Academic) or
TOEFL iBT Test Score of 46 or
PTE Academic Test Score of 42 or
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or
OET Pass Grade B or
IELTS test score of 5 or equivalent with at least 10 weeks ELICOS or
IELTS test score of 4.5 or equivalent with at least 20 weeks ELICOS
You may be exempted to provide evidence of English Language competence if: you have studied for 5 years in an English speaking country or you have completed at least 6 months of a Certificate IV OR higher level course in an Australian Education Provider under a student visa or you have successfully completed a foundation course in Australia or you have successfully completed the College English Placement Test or you have successfully completed your High School or higher tertiary qualification in English Language.
Please note that you are required to meet the Department of Home Affairs English language requirements for student visa applications, which may differ from the aforementioned course entry requirements. Please refer to https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/ to find out the assessment level for your country and to determine the required level of English that you should possess
To be able to achieve this qualification, students must successfully complete all of the following 12 units:
|Code||Title||Core or Elective|
|BSBPMG632||Manage program risk||Core|
|BSBTWK502||Manage team effectiveness||Core|
|BSBWHS616||Apply safe design principles to control WHS risks||Core|
|RIICWD601E||Manage civil works design processes||Core|
|RIIQUA601E||Establish and maintain a quality system||Core|
|BSBSTR601||Manage innovation and continuous improvement||Elective|
|BSBOPS601||Develop and implement business plans||Elective|
|RIICWD507D||Prepare detailed geotechnical design||Elective|
|RIICWD512E||Prepare detailed design of motorways and interchanges||Elective|
|RIILAT402E||Provide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teams||Elective|
|BSBPMG530||Manage project scope||Elective|
|BSBPMG531||Manage project time||Elective|
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