RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

105 weeks

Adelaide & Sydney

RTO Code : 40298

Cricos Course Code : 110208B

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Civil construction has become one of the top demanding fields in Australia. Therefore, studying in this qualification provides you with multiple employment opportunities to be successful in the civil construction field. With successful completion of this qualification, you will have developed skills and knowledge to work as a senior civil works designer or a para-professional designer, who supports professional engineers. 

The tasks you will perform in these roles are broad, specialised, complex, and technical, including strategic areas and initiating activities. You will also be responsible for designing complex projects to ensure the implementation of the client’s site requirements and are required to demonstrate the self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory, and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors.

You will also learn several engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to computer-aided design (CAD) programs including AutoCAD, and Microsoft Project.


105 weeks including breaks and holidays. This Blended (Face to face + Online) course is delivered over 2.5 days per week.

Study Mode and Assessment Methods

This course is delivered in a classroom environment and includes structured learning activities including theory, group discussions, case studies, presentations, role plays, research, projects, workplace simulated activities, and written assessments

Entry Requirements

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Tuition Fee – $35000

Non – Tuition Fee comes to $1200 and the details are given below:

Application Fee – $350

Material Fee – $900

Estimated Total Fee – $36200

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After completing RII60520 – Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design students may progress to higher education courses.

This qualification enables the student to seek employment in the following job roles:

  • Civil Construction Supervisor
  • Civil Design Draftsperson
  • Senior Civil Works Designer

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Recognition of Prior Learning/Credit Transfer

Do you already have existing skills and knowledge and don’t need additional training? Have you done previous training?

Please contact our office if you would like to undertake Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or apply for credit transfer. RPL/Credit transfer may reduce your course duration and fees.

Course Structure

There are 12 units in this qualification out of which 5 are core and 7 are elective units. The Salford College Industry Advisory Panel has recommended the elective units which are most suitable for the workplace.

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
BSBPMG530 Manage project scopeElective
BSBWHS616Apply safe design principles to control WHS risksCore
RIIQUA601EEstablish and maintain a quality systemCore
RIICWD601EManage civil works design processesCore
BSBSTR601Manage innovation and continuous improvementElective
BSBPMG632Manage program riskCore
BSBPMG537Manage project procurementElective
BSBPMG532Manage project qualityElective
BSBTWK502Manage team effectivenessCore
RIICWD533EPrepare detailed design of civil concrete structuresElective
RIICWD507DPrepare detailed geotechnical designElective
RIICWD535EPrepare detailed design of civil timber structuresElective

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