The Diploma of Civil Construction Design prepares you for working as a designer or design paraprofessional who supports professional engineers, developing site specific work designs to ensure the implementation of the client’s site requirements. Through this course, you'll learn a broad range of technical, managerial, coordination and planning skills and incorporates Australian Standards, business practices, national codes and guidelines.
You'll gain skills to estimate and schedule construction tasks; read and interpret plans and use measurements and calculations; manage a project schedule, including cost and risk; understand structural requirements, local building and construction standards, codes and practices; understand and apply structural mechanics; analysis, materials, and design of building members such as columns, beams, trusses and portal frames; create detail drafting, technical specifications, schedules, and bill of quantities for a building project ; geometric design, and much more!
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The Diploma of Civil Construction Design prepares you for working as a designer or design para-professional who supports professional engineers. This national qualification in civil construction design provides the skills and knowledge to work on projects ranging from building structures to road design and construction management to a basic understanding of civil materials and engineering behind it. The success of our graduates is seen in their capacity to be employed the moment they graduate, and many employers find their advanced technological skills are transferable to work in related fields.
Civil construction design involves 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.
The course content has been designed and selected as recommended and supported by industry to ensure graduates have a strong understanding of Australian standards, business practices, national codes and guidelines.
For those of you already working in the industry, this course is delivered full time as well as part time, along with flexible learning delivery modes to support full-time workers. Evening delivery will support people unable to attend day classes to obtain a Civil Engineering Diploma qualification, in order to enhance career ambitions and to build and update your knowledge and skills in this rapidly changing industry.
The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.