Course summary

Looking to progress your career in the civil construction industry?

The course is designed for school leavers or those with a trade qualification who are looking to upskill and move into supervisory roles. It has a focus on developing technical and practical skills needed by industry. 

Graduate opportunities exist as site supervisors and project managers in the civil construction industry. This course also provides a pathway to further study in civil engineering at a Bachelor or Associate Degree level.

Looking to progress your career in the civil construction industry?

The course is designed for school leavers or those with a trade qualification who are looking to upskill and move into supervisory roles. It has a focus on developing technical and practical skills needed by industry. 

Graduate opportunities exist as site supervisors and project managers in the civil construction industry. This course also provides a pathway to further study in civil engineering at a Bachelor or Associate Degree level.

Students complete the equivalent of eight core units.

Course Learning Outcome

Exercise critical judgement to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined civil construction engineering and management settings.

Exercise creative thinking to develop strategies to resolve issues and identify solutions in defined civil construction engineering and management settings.

Apply ethical and sustainable values and practices within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of civil construction engineering and management.

Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work in defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Communicate information, concepts and solutions, individually and/or in a team, within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Demonstrate an awareness of diverse cultural perspectives within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

You will need to undertake at least one seven-week work placement. Ideally, you will complete the entire course while working in industry, although this is not mandatory.


Course overview

Course code

2125103

Course abbreviation

DipEng(Construction)

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

2 years part-time

Duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Online Study Period 2 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Online Study Period 2 N/A N/A

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible to receive the Diploma of Civil Construction (Engineering and Management), students must complete the equivalent of 8 core units (96 credit points), comprising: 2 core units (24 credit points); and 
- 6 elective units (72 credit points) 
 
Please note this course comprises single (12 credit point) and half-weighted (6 credit point) units. 
 

 


Schedule of units

Title Note
Core Units:
EDUC1001 - Language and Learning in your Discipline
MATH1001 - Foundation Mathematics
Elective Units:
CIVL1012 - Introduction to Computer Aided Design and Drafting Note 1
CIVL1005 - Construction Site Safety and Risk Management Note 1
CIVL1006 - Civil Construction Planning and Compliance Note 1
CIVL1007 - Construction Materials - Concrete Note 1
CIVL1008 - Construction Materials - Soils Note 1
ENGN1001 - Environmental Sustainability in Construction Note 1
CIVL1013 - Computer Aided Design Applications Note 1
CIVL2009 - Civil Construction Career Development Note 1
CIVL1003 - Processes and Philosophy of Engineering
GENG1002 - Surveying Fundamentals Note 1
CIVL1011 - Road and Pavement Design Note 1
CIVL2012 - Introduction to 3D Computer Aided Design Note 1
CIVL1009 - Cost Estimation, Monitoring and Control Note 1
ENVR2010 - Principles of Stormwater and Drainage Management Note 1
CIVL2010 - Hydraulic Engineering Fundamentals Note 1