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52724WA Advanced Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

National ID: 52724WA | State ID: 3745

Want to work on international engineering projects?

Gain advanced skills in the design and drafting of engineering plans to Australian and New Zealand standards and you could be working on local, interstate or international engineering projects.

This comprehensive qualification in civil and structural engineering could see you working on projects ranging from skyscrapers to intricate road designs.

This course will extend your study of the design and construction of civil works like dams, structures and pipe networks that is covered in the Diploma course.

While the emphasis is on producing working drawings for civil works which are used to communicate the engineers designs to the workers involved in constructing the works, you can participate more in the design decisions that are made.

You will learn a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs selected from autocad, Revit and 12D. You will extend your ability to address technical issues beyond what is achieved in the Diploma course.

Gain these skills
  • Apply construction principles to civil engineering works
  • Produce advanced engineering designs and drawings
  • 3D CAD in engineering
  • Learn structural analysis in engineering
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An interest in solving practical and technical problems
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Analytical skills and the ability to interpret information
  • Strong communication skills
  • An understanding of the principles of physics and maths

Entrance Requirements

Prerequisites

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Fees

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III
Prerequisites

Certificate III in Engineering or related field

Important information

This qualification will take 2 years to complete or 1 year after completion of the Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering.
The Advanced Diploma will be run at our East Perth campus with some lab work based at NMT's 30 Aberdeen St campus.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Senior Draftsperson
  • Design Draftsperson
  • Civil Engineering Assistant
  • Engineering Associate

 Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Further study

Successful completion may lead to Curtin University's Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Construction) with the possibility of advanced standing.

How to apply

On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au

Other study types

For all other study types such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Fees

Estimated Course Fee

Estimated Concession Fee

Eligible for VSL

VSL Capping

$8,890.93 $8,890.93 Yes $15,793
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government 
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 4 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
Where East Perth
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2020

East Perth - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 4 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where East Perth
How On campus
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Course enquiry

Please note This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the 'How to apply' tab above.

Page last updated August 07, 2020