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Diploma of Civil Construction Design +
Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Duration

104 weeks

Number of units

27 units of competency

Offshore Fee

$29,000*

Onshore Fee

$27,000*

Course Overview

RII50520 – Diploma of Civil Construction Design reflects the role of individuals working as designers or design paraprofessionals who support professional engineers. They perform tasks involving a high level of autonomy and requiring the application of significant judgement in planning and determining the selection of equipment/roles/techniques for themselves and others. They are required to develop site specific work designs to ensure the implementation of the client’s site requirements. They demonstrate the application of a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills.

RII60520 – Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design 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.

  • This qualification will only fulfil the academic requirements, not a licensed trade qualification.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent with satisfactory completion of mathematics is mandatory. Students must be 18 years old and above.

English requirement: Minimum of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.

Pre-requisites/Co-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this qualification.

Course Format

Unit CodeUnit Title Pre-requisite Unit
BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer service Nil
BSBPMG536 Manage project risk Nil
BSBPMG531Manage project timeNil
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality Nil
BSBWHS616 Apply safe design principles to control WHS risks Nil
BSBPMG632 Manage program risk Nil
RIICWD601E Manage civil works design processes Nil
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness Nil
RIIQUA601E Establish and maintain a quality system Nil
MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elementsNil
MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawings Nil
MEM30033A Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
RIICWD501E Prepare detailed design of foundations Nil
RIICWD502E Prepare detailed design of lighting Nil
RIICWD505E Prepare detailed design of landscaping Nil
RIICWD506E Prepare detailed design of canals Nil
RIICWD507D Prepare detailed geotechnical design Nil
MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics Nil
RIICWD509E Prepare detailed design of urban roads Nil
MEM23007A Apply calculus to engineering tasks MEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
RIICWD509E Prepare detailed design of urban roads Nil
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MEM30005A Calculate force systems within simple beam structures MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MEM30006A Calculate stresses in simple structures MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MSL924003 Process and interpret data Nil
BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources Nil
BSBTWK401 Build and maintain business relationships Nil

Note: The above selected elective units are subject to change and may be substituted for any of the approved elective units from the training package, that meet with the packaging rules for this qualification as mentioned above.

Note

Students MUST have the following IT equipment prior to enrolling with Reach and will require a suitable study space for self-study, assessment activities or to participate in online classes.

1. Hardware requirements:

  • Desktop or laptop with the following recommended System Requirements:
    • Windows 7 (2009) or higher
    • Apple Macintosh OS X version 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or higher
  • A webcam, e.g. built-in to a laptop or a USB webcam.
  • Audio input and output suitable for video conferencing or online classes.
  • A headset or earbuds with a microphone is recommended. Speakers and a microphone can be acceptable but need to be tested to check they do not introduce echo into a video conference or online classes.
  • Photo/scan – a camera, e.g. on a mobile phone, can be required to scan and submit handwritten materials.

2. Software Requirements:

  • A web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari (Please note that Apple users will be required to install Google Chrome in order to use Microsoft Teams) that will allow students to:
    • Stream videos from YouTube-style sites (a student must be aware of his/her internet usage limits and costs);
    • Run word processing software such as Microsoft Teams, Word and PowerPoint;
    • Participate in virtual classrooms or online live streaming webinars (e.g., Microsoft Teams or Zoom). (for classes delivered online or via live-streaming webinar).
  • Reach will provide students with access to Reach’s Microsoft Office 365 software (i.e., Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), however:
    • Students may require administration rights to their computer in order to install additional software.
    • Students are strongly advised to install a suitable anti-virus program to protect their work.

3. Internet Requirements:

  • A reliable, high-speed broadband internet connection, with sufficient upload and download capacity. A Wi-Fi or mobile connection can be acceptable if it is adequately stable to perform well in a video conference or online classes;
  • Students will have access to Reach’s wireless connection during campus operating hours of 6:00am to 9:00pm Mon – Sat;
  • Community internet and computer access:
    • Public libraries offer free access to computers and the internet, although students may require a membership card or be required to pay a small charge. Students may need to book ahead if they wish to use library services. Students will also have access to printing and photocopying services on a pay per page basis. Most libraries also provide wireless hotspots and recharging stations at no cost for students using their own devices.

4. Other Information:

Reach encourages students to acquire the following skills and knowledge related to operating and maintaining an efficient online study environment:

  • Know how to install, use, and keep their computer’s internet browser and other software up to date (e.g. installing security updates)
  • Be proficient in connecting their laptop and/or mobile device to wireless networks either at Reach’s campus, your local library, or other locations
  • Ability to use a web camera and headset/microphone
  • Know how to use cloud storage (e.g. through Office 365 OneDrive)
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and other related software packages.

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Non-Tuition Fees

$200 (Handling Fee)
(No other charges or changes to Tuition Fees once paid)

VOCATIONAL PLACEMENT FEES
$500 – for each qualification in Community Services. Before commencing placement, students will be required to obtain mandatory documents at their own expense. Students will be notified of their placement via email, including when to obtain these documents, prior to commencing vocational placement.

Refund policy rules apply to Placement Fees. Please check our Refund Policy for more detailed information: https://reachcollege.edu.au/student-support/forms/

OSHC FEES
International students must have adequate health insurance while in Australia. It is a condition of your visa that you have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the full duration of your student visa. Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is insurance to assist international students meet the costs of medical and hospital care while in Australia.