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Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Duration

52 weeks

Number of units

20 units of competency

Location

TAS | NSW

Offshore Fee

$19,000*

Onshore Fee

$16,000*

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.

  • 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.

Related Occupations

There are no related occupations for this qualification.

Qualification Issued

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Course Format

Elective Unit CodeElective Unit TitlePre-requisite Unit
BSBOPS505 Manage organisational customer serviceNil
BSBPMG531 Manage project timeNil
BSBPMG532 Manage project qualityNil
BSBPMG536 Manage project riskNil
BSBTWK502 Manage team effectivenessNil
MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elementsNil
MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawingsNil
MEM30033AUse computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D modelsMEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
RIICWD501E Prepare detailed design of foundationsNil
RIICWD502E Prepare detailed design of lightingNil
RIICWD505E Prepare detailed design of landscapingNil
RIICWD506E Prepare detailed design of canalsNil
MEM23004A Apply technical mathematicsNil
MEM23007AApply calculus to engineering tasksMEM23004A Apply technical mathematics
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environmentNil
MEM30005ACalculate force systems within simple beam structuresMEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MEM30006ACalculate stresses in simple structuresMEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MSL924003Process and interpret dataNil
BSBXTW401 Lead and facilitate a teamNil
BSBPMG530Manage project scopeNil

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.