RII60520 | CRICOS 110231C

Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Course Duration

104 weeks* (8 Terms)

Study Load

Full time

Study Mode

Blended (In class and Online)


Every month

Learning portal

All learning resources and assessments are assessable via the e-learning portal.

Study Commitment

20 hours/week (15 hours via face to face, 5 hours via e-learning portal)

The Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design course will be delivered over 2 years (up to 104 weeks*, over 8 Terms). The course will equip you with the theoretical & technical knowledge to work as a senior civil works designer or a para- professional designer, who supports professional engineers on the design and construction of infrastructure projects.

This course involves a combination of various learning activities such as: case studies, project assessments, research work, knowledge assessment and computer aided design. By completing this course you will gain skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Manage scope, quality and procurement of a project
  • Manage risks of a program
  • Manage team effectively
  • Application of safe design principles to control WHS risks
  • Manage the civil works design process
  • Design of motorways and interchanges
  • Preparation of detailed traffic analysis
  • Establish and maintain a quality system
  • Produce basic drawing by using computer aided design system

Admission Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must hold a current Student Visa (at the time of course commencement)
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification*.
  • Are required to provide evidence of any one of the following tests of upper intermediate proficiency in English: (see exemptions below)

English Language Tests


Test Name

Also known as

Minimum Test Score


International English Language Testing system


• Overall band score 5.5; or

• Overall band score 5 if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• Overall band score of 4.5 if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.


Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-based test


• 46; or

• 35, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS ; or

• (c) 32, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.


Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) test

Certificate in Advanced English

• 162; or

• 154, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• (c) 147, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.


Pearson Test of English Academic


• 42; or

• 36, if packaged with at least 10 weeks’ ELICOS; or

• 30, if packaged with at least 20 weeks’ ELICOS.


Occupational English Test


• a score of at least B for each test component of the OET.


§  You do not need to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if one of the following applies:

o    you are a citizen and hold a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ, or Republic of Ireland 

o    you are an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)

o    you are enrolled in a principal course of study that is a registered school course, a standalone English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS), a course registered to be delivered in a language other than English, or a registered post-graduate research course

o    you have completed at least 5 years’ study in English in one or more of the following countries: Australia, UK, USA, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, or the Republic of Ireland

o    In the 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

§  Note: You may be required to provide evidence of an English test score with your visa application if you hold a British National Overseas (BNO) passport.

Latest fees and schedules are in the course infopack.

2022: 22-AUG, 26-SEP, 17-OCT.
2023: 30-JAN, 6-MAR, 17-APR, 10-JUL, 14-AUG, 25-SEP.
2024: 27-JAN

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