Diploma of Civil Construction (Engineering and Management)
Move up the ladder to supervision in civil construction
Take your trade to the next level. Upskill in specialisations including CAD, site safety, and planning. Graduate and be ready for roles including estimator and safety officer. Or continue your studies in civil engineering with degree level study.
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Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Exercise judgement to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined civil construction engineering settings.
- Apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of civil construction engineering.
- Apply ethical and sustainable values and practices within defined civil construction engineering contexts.
- Exercise judgement to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined civil construction engineering settings. Apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of civil construction engineering.
- Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work in defined civil construction engineering contexts.
- Apply academic knowledge and skills to communicate information, concepts and solutions, individually and/or in a team within defined civil construction engineering contexts.
- Demonstrate an awareness of diverse cultural perspectives within defined civil construction engineering contexts.
This course prepares graduates for further study or to work at the paraprofessional level as asset managers, drafters, estimators, inspectors, modellers, planners, property managers, safety officers, schedulers, site supervisors, surveyors, project managers, team leaders, technical writers, testers and project managers in the civil construction industry.
Southern Cross University offers a number of Pathway Programs which would allow you to gain direct entry to this degree.
ATAR: 45 or Equivalent
English Proficiency Requirements
English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English.
The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows:
- Overall: 5.5
- Writing: minimum 5.5
- Reading: minimum 5.0
- Speaking: minimum 5.0
- Listening: minimum 5.0
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.
Applicants or students that can provide supporting documents to verify they already know, understand and can perform the learning outcomes for one or more units within a Southern Cross course, are eligible to have their prior learning assessed for credit by submitting an application for Advanced Standing. More information can found at Credit for Recognition of Prior Learning - Southern Cross University (scu.edu.au).
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.
Recommended Study Pattern
To be eligible to receive the Diploma of Civil Construction (Engineering and Management), students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points).