RII60515 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

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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’s site requirements and are required to demonstrate self-directed application of theoretical and technical knowledge and initiate solutions to technical problems or management requirements.

Prospective students are to provide own computer with the following requirements:

OS: Windows 8, Windows 7 x64 Professional or Ultimate
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 or greater, AMD Athlon or greater, dual-core @3.0GHz with SSE2
GPU: 256MB memory or greater, DirectX 9 and Open-GL compatible
HDD: 200GB free space, Display: 1280×1024 or greater recommended, 3-button mouse


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RII60515 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design
  • Course Duration: 33 weeks (excluding holidays)
    46 weeks (including holidays)
  • Full Time Study: 15 hrs Classroom based
    5 hrs Research/Assignments
    5 hrs Self Study
  • Mode of Delivery: Classroom
  • At this level of study it is expected that you study for a minimum of 25 hours of study per week (15 hours face to face classroom based study, two days attendance from 9:00am to 5:00pm and 10 hours self-paced study) including, but not limited to homework, assessment tasks and individual research.

  • Location: Geelong

Methods of assessment may include:

  • Knowledge Evidence – questions and answers
  • Direct demonstration and observation
  • Portfolios
  • Projects
  • Role plays, case studies and presentations

There are no AQF Pre Requisites for this qualification.

AGB Training requires the applicant to successfully complete

  • Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Assessment
  • Pre-Training Review
  • Enrolment Application Form
Fees & Charges
Fees & ChargesFull Fee
Administration Fee$5,000.00
Textbook Fee$292.85
Payment Options

Fee for Service Students

Deposit of 10% is required prior to commencement of course.
Fortnightly or monthly payments must be paid as per direct debit payment schedule.

Text Book Fee

Text book are to be ordered by the student prior to commencement of class.  Prices are set by and paid directly the publisher and are subject to change.

Text Books

It is responsibility of students to purchase all text books prior to first class.

  • Engineering Drawing + Sketchbook 8th Edition
  • A.W. Boundy
  • Published by McGraw Hill
  • ISBN: 9780071016766
  • Purchase Online
  • Mathematics for Technicians 7th Edition
  • Blair Alldis and Vincent Kelly
  • Published by McGraw Hill
  • ISBN: 9781743070772
  • Purchase Online
  • Project Management Essentials 1st Edition
  • Therese Linton
  • Published by Cengage
  • ISBN: 9780170280723
  • Purchase Online
Course ProgramTo achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate a competency in -
12 units of competency (5 core units and 7 elective units)

Prepare detailed geotechnical design
  • Elective
    Prepare detailed geotechnical design
Work effectively in the Construction Industry
  • Elective
    Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Core
    Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Elective
    Manage an information or knowledge management system
Direct Project Program
  • Elective
    Direct the scope of a project program
  • Elective
    Direct time management of a project program
  • Elective
    Direct cost management of a project program
  • Core
    Manage program risk
  • Core
    Establish and maintain a quality system
  • Core
    Advise on the application of safe design principles to control WHS risks
  • Core
    Manage the civil works design process
  • Elective
    Direct the integration of projects

On successful completion students will have the knowledge and skills required for further training that may lead into University in the field of Engineering.