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RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Course Overview

This course is for people desiring to work as Civil Engineers, Senior Civil Construction Designers and Civil Engineering Draftpersons. People in these positions 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.


Code and Name

RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

CRICOS Course Code





· Local

· International

Course Duration and Terms

· 104 weeks (80 academic weeks + 24 weeks holiday)


Term 1 = 10 academic weeks

Term 2 = 10 academic weeks

Term 3 = 10 academic weeks

Term 4 = 10 academic weeks

Term 5 = 10 academic weeks

Term 6 = 10 academic weeks

Term 7 = 10 academic weeks

Term 8 = 10 academic weeks

Scheduled Contact Hours and Timetable

20 hours per week for 80 weeks.

Class timetables may be from 7am to 10pm Monday to Sunday, subject to availability.

Additionally, students are expected to spend at least 10 hours of individual study per week on research, learning activities and assessment activities utilising the facilities and resources available at Perth College of Beauty Therapy.                                                                                                   

Please note: Timetables are subject to change at the discretion of Perth College of Beauty Therapy.

Delivery Mode

· Face to Face

· Online

Entry Requirements

· Higher School Certificate or equivalent; or

· Vocational qualifications in Civil Construction Design related fields such as RII50520 Diploma of Civil Construction Design or other relevant qualification at AQF 5 level; or

· Employment experience in a Civil Construction Design related field such as a Civil Construction Designer or Civil Engineering Draftsperson.

Please note: 

· International Students have additional entry requirements which are specified in the course brochure. 


· Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) at an Australian Higher Education Provider, subject to their entry requirements.

· Employment as a Civil Engineer, Senior Civil Construction Designers or Civil Engineering Draftpersons.

Intake Dates

For course intake dates, click here.

Payment Options

· Full-fee



Learners that successfully complete this course will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Qualification:

  • RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design


Assessment Methods

Assessments may include, but are not limited to demonstrations, knowledge tests, presentations, projects and reports.


Resources and Materials

Student workbooks and support materials for each unit. Students must use their own pens, pencils and writing materials for this course.


Units of Competency

  • This course has 12 units of competency, which includes 5 core units and 7 elective units. Learners must complete all 12 units to complete this course.
    Core Units of Competency
    Unit Code Unit Name
    BSBPMG632 Manage program risk
    BSBTWK502 Manage team effectiveness
    BSBWHS616 Apply safe design principles to control WHS risks
    RIICWD601E Manage civil works design processes
    RIIQUA601E Establish and maintain a quality system


    Elective Units of Competency
    Unit Code Unit Name
    BSBPMG530 Manage project scope
    BSBPMG537 Manage project procurement
    RIICWM601E Establish civil construction plans
    RIICWD507D Prepare detailed geotechnical design
    RIICWD533E Prepare detailed design of civil concrete structures
    RIICWD534E Prepare detailed design of civil steel structures
    BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement


Competency, Reassessment and Repeating Units of Competency

To successfully complete a unit of competency i.e. achieve a Competent result for the unit, you must achieve a Satisfactory Result for all assessment tasks for that unit. For each assessment task you will be provided with three opportunities to achieve a Satisfactory Result. Students unable to achieve competency after their third attempt can undertake re-assessment. Students unable to achieve competency after reassessment will be required to repeat the unit of competency in line with the College’s Student Assessment, Reassessment and Repeating Units of Competency Guidelines policy.


Refund Policy

We must be advised in writing of your intention for refund in line with our Student Refund Policy. Refunds will be assessed and determined based on the requirements of this policy which is available at www.perthcollege.com.au.


Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Have you worked or studied in this field before? RPL allows you the opportunity to be recognised for skills, experience and study that you may have already attained. To apply for RPL you can contact the college for our RPL kit, which will guide you through the process of presenting your evidence. 

Perth College of Beauty Therapy will fully recognise the AQF and VET Qualifications and Statements of Attainments issued by other Registered Training Organisations. Should you have completed another course with another provider and wish to claim credit into your course at Perth College of Beauty Therapy , you may do so by completing the College’s Student Exemption Form. There is no additional fee for Credit Transfer. See Perth College of Beauty Therapy ’s Credit Transfer Policy available at www.perthcollege.com.au for more information.


Access and Equity

The College is committed to integrating Access and Equity principles within all the services provided to clients in accordance with the Sex Discrimination Act 1984, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Act 1986, Racial Discrimination Act 5 1975, NSW Anti-Discrimination Act and Disability Discrimination Act 1992. All our staff members recognize the rights of learners/clients and provide information, advice and support consistent with our mission statement, code of ethics and code of practice.

The college recognizes the diverse background of our learners from all over the world. Regardless of cultural, linguistic, nationality, gender, sexuality, religion, disability or age all students have the right to study in an environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. All learners equally have the right to be treated in a fair and considerate manner while studying at the college.

If at any time students feel that in any way the college is not abiding by this Code of Practice they can report their complaints or grievance to their trainer, the Student Support Team or the Campus Manager.


Dispute Resolution

For details please refer to the Student Handbook or the College’s Complaints and Appeals Policy available at www.perthcollege.com.au.

Want to know more?

Perth College of Beauty Therapy is one of Australia’s longest operating Registered Training Organisations (RTO Code: 0249). We focus on the student experience, ensuring to create a positive learning environment, conducive for learning. Our courses are driven by industry to make sure our graduates are job ready. These fundamentals, along with our expert Trainers and purpose built facilities have been the building blocks to our long term success.

Take the first step towards your new Career

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Phone: 08 9361 3111

Email: enquiries@perthcollege.com.au

339 Albany Highway, Victoria Park 6100, Western Australia.