Civil Construction Design

Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design RII60520

CRICOS Course Code: 113467C

Duration 92 weeks

Entry Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or over

Completed year 12(HSC or equivalent)

Minimum 5.5 IELTS Score Internationally recognized exam result in line with Department of Home Affairs regulations

Course Description

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.

Study Mode

Face to face classroom, Practical training and assessment in DIC’s Building Barn

Core                          Unit


Manage program risk


Manage team effectiveness


Apply safe design principles to control WHS risks


Manage civil works design processes


Establish and maintain a quality system

Elective                      Unit


Manage project time


Prepare detailed traffic analysis


Provide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teams


Manage Innovation and continuous improvement


Develop and implement business plans


Manage project scope


Prepare detailed design of motorways and interchanges


This program will be delivered over a period of 92 weeks 20 hours per week by 74 teaching weeks and 18 weeks of holidays.

Credit Transfer

Students may be able to shorten the length of their chosen course by measuring skills acquired through professional work experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. All claims for RPL and Credit Transfer should be made upon enrolment in the course and must be received by the Administration within two (2) weeks of the commencement.


On successful completion of this course the student would be awarded RII60520 Advanced Diploma Of Civil Construction Design which is a nationally recognised qualification. After successfully completing the Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design, students may apply for the: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil). Students who do not complete all units and/or works placement may be eligible for a Statement of Attainment in partial completion of a RII60520 Advanced Diploma Of Civil Construction Design.

Pathways for Students

Participants are provided with advice on employment and training options throughout the delivery of the program. After achieving the RII60520 Advanced Diploma Of Civil Construction Design, candidates may choose to undertake Bachelor of Engineering (Civil).

Employment Pathway

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

· Civil Construction Supervisor

· Civil Design Draftsperson

· Senior Civil Works Designer

Course Fee

Tuition fee: – $20,000

Application fee: – $500 (Non-Refundable)

Resources: – $200 (Text books)

Student Kit: – $500 (Uniform Kit)

· Eye protection – for example, spectacles/goggles, shields, visors

· Hearing protection – for example, ear muffs and plugs

· Hand protection – for example, gloves and barrier creams

· Foot protection – for example, shoes/boots

· Head protection – for example, helmets, caps, hoods, hats

Total course cost: – $ 21,200

Overseas Student Health Cover $550 per Annum Approximately

Family Overseas Student Health Cover $5000 per Annum Approximately

2023 Application Form

Student Information Booklet

Total number of Students in this course : 3

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