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Diploma Of Civil Construction Design


52 weeks

Offshore Tuition Fee


Course Code


Number of units

20 units

Pre Enrolment Information

Prior to enrolment, it is a mandatory requirement for students to attend a Pre-Enrolment Consultation session to ensure students are fully aware of the required course information and can make an informed decision.

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.

Course Duration

Weeks Tuition
weeks break
Total Duration

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.

A minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required.

Qualification Issued

Once the units of competency required in the training package for this qualification have been successfully completed, the student will be issued with RII50520 – Diploma of Civil Construction Design and an academic transcript of all completed units within 30 calendar days. Students who successfully complete individual units of competency within the qualification, but not the qualification in its entirety will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment. This document contains a record of all completed units and will be available to students by the end of their course.

AVTA does not guarantee that:

  • a successful education assessment outcome for the student or intending student; or
  • completion of an AVTA qualification will lead to an employment outcome; or
  • a learner will successfully complete a training product on its scope of registration; or
  • a training product can be completed in a manner which does not meet the requirements of the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.


There are no pre-requisites for this course

Course Format

Elective Unit CodeElective Unit Title
BSBOPS505Manage organisational customer service
BSBPMG531Manage project time
BSBPMG532Manage project quality
BSBPMG536Manage project risk
BSBTWK502Manage team effectiveness
MEM30031AOperate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
MEM30032AProduce basic engineering drawings
MEM30033AUse computer-aided design (CAD) to create and display 3-D models
RIICWD501EPrepare detailed design of foundations
RIICWD507DPrepare detailed geotechnical design
RIICWD508EPrepare detailed design of rural roads
RIICWD509EPrepare detailed design of urban roads
MEM23004AApply technical mathematics
MEM23007AApply calculus to engineering tasks
MEM30012AApply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MEM30005ACalculate force systems within simple beam structures
MEM30006ACalculate stresses in simple structures
MSL924003Process and interpret data
BSBXTW401Lead and facilitate a team
BSBPMG530Manage project scope

The above selected elective units 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.

Related Occupations

Civil Construction Designer

Completion of an AVTA qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome.

ID: AV3785

Course Information

Delivery Mode

Face to Face, Distance and Online



Number of units

20 units of competency

(0 core units + 20 elective units)
Tuition Fees

Onshore Fee


Offshore Fee


*Non-Tuition fees is not included in this price

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