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Civil Construction

The construction industry is a major sector of the Western Australian workforce and economy, encompassing a huge variety of career pathways. North Metropolitan TAFE’s qualifications are closely aligned to building, allowing you to work in a wide range of projects, such as bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, tunnel construction and general civil construction.

You will gain skills and knowledge in civil detail drafting and design, engineering mathematics and statics, and strength of materials. You will also learn about project and risk management, preparing detailed designs of concrete, timber and steel structures, managing information or knowledge based systems and applying basic engineering principles and concepts.

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    Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

    National ID 52889WA | State ID BGR66

    Gain the skills you need to begin or advance your career in civil engineering

    This course is aimed at those wishing to gain employment in the field of Civil and Structural Engineering, and as trainee drafters.

    Campuses
    • East Perth

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Advanced Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

    National ID 52873WA | State ID BGQ97

    Advance your skills in the design and drafting of engineering plans to Australian and New Zealand standards

    On completion of this course you could be working on projects ranging from skyscrapers to intricate road designs, locally, interstate or even overseas. You'll learn a range of...

    Campuses
    • East Perth

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Construction Induction White Card Skill Set

    State ID EAD22

    Get a Construction Induction White Card

    This skill set will help you gain the certification needed to safely work in the building and construction. Upon successful completion you will be issued with a White Card.

    Campuses
    • Balga
    • Clarkson

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Infrastructure Ready Skill Set

    State ID AE388

    Build your future with skills in infrastructure

    Gain the skills to prepare for a career in infrastructure projects, and pick up your White Card along the way!

    Campuses

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate II in Rail Infrastructure

    National ID TLI27121 | State ID BHH8

    Get your rail career on track

    Gain the skills to engage in the basic operations within the rail infrastructure environment.

    Campuses
    • Midland

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Supervisors - Construction Course


    Keen to take the lead in construction?

    Gain a broad range of practical skills and knowledge needed for supervision in construction.

    Campuses
    • Balga

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Diploma of Surveying

    National ID CPP50121 | State ID BGI9

    Gain skills to conduct more complex engineering surveys

    There is a focus on geodetic surveying and there is a large selection of electives available. On completion you will be eligible for an Associate membership of the Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute.

    Campuses
    • East Perth

    Study Modes
    • On campus
    • Traineeship

    Advanced Diploma of Surveying

    National ID CPP60121 | State ID BGJ0

    Building on the skills gained in the Diploma of Surveying

    You'll learn to collect and analyse spatial data for complex engineering structures, roads, railways and surface and underground mining operations using sophisticated surveying equipment and software (including GPS).

    Campuses
    • East Perth

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

    National ID CPP30221 | State ID BGI8

    Learn to to work with spatial data and read, interpret and apply maps

    You'll learn to safely operate in the field and perform computations. On completion you'll have gained basic surveying skills and be ready for an entry level job, or continue with further study in surveying.

    Campuses
    • East Perth

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate IV in Surveying and Spatial Information Services

    National ID CPP41721 | State ID BGI7

    Build on your surveying skills

    Practical skills are combined with important analytical skills where you'll learn to operate survey equipment and software working through advanced computations; GIS GPS equipment use and data storage; and create survey plans using survey software.

    Campuses
    • East Perth

    Study Modes
    • On campus