Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design - RII60515


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of senior civil works designers or para-professional designers who support 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\u2019s site requirements and are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 12 units: 5 core
  • 7 elective


  • Prepare detailed design of busways
  • Direct communications management of a project program
  • Prepare detailed design of traffic management systems
  • Prepare detailed traffic analysis
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Direct quality management of a project program
  • Prepare detailed design of urban roads
  • Direct procurement and contracting for a project program
  • Develop and implement a business plan
  • Direct time management of a project program
  • Prepare detailed design of civil masonry, crib and gabion structures
  • Manage the civil works design process
  • Manage program risk
  • Conduct a feasibility study
  • Direct human resources management of a project program
  • Establish and maintain a quality system
  • Prepare detailed design of civil concrete structures
  • Prepare detailed design of rigid pavements
  • Advise on the application of safe design principles to control WHS risks
  • Direct the scope of a project program
  • Prepare detailed geotechnical design
  • Direct the integration of projects
  • Provide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teams
  • Prepare detailed design of civil timber structures
  • Monitor and manage small business operations
  • Direct cost management of a project program
  • Conduct business negotiations
  • Manage innovation and continuous improvement
  • Prepare detailed design of motorways and interchanges
  • Prepare detailed design of tunnels
  • Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures

Standard entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Ultimo College, Main Campus
  • Full-time : 18 weeks
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Part-time

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