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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design

  • National Course Code: RII40820
  • TAFE NSW code: RII40820-01V01-22ULT-209

Location – Ultimo

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

On campus

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

16 Hours per week

Duration

1 year

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design gives you the essential skills needed to step into the civil construction industry. Learn to apply a wide range of construction principles as you build your road to success.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Work with teams on projects
  • Apply design and construction details
  • Use the latest industry software
  • Design, draft and build civil infrastructure projects
  • Use computer-aided drawing programs

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Problem-solving skills and persistence when challenges arise
  • A creative yet methodical approach to their work
  • Good communication skills
  • A collaborative approach to work
  • The ability to multitask with regulations, stakeholders and tasks

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Civil engineering designer
  • Civil engineering draftsperson
  • Civil engineering technician

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Civil Construction Design
  • Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship
TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee you must:

  • Be employed in the construction industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

A white card (or general construction induction card) is required for workers who require access to construction sites. You do not need one for this course, but it may be needed for some employment options.

Visit the Safework website for more information on applying for your white card.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • The ability to be adaptable to change, whether that be in design or on the construction site
  • A willingness to work with new technology (Computer-Aided Design) or any new construction techniques
  • The ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a larger design and construction team
  • Familiarity with computer programs such as Word
  • A personal computer that is CAD capable (Computer-Aided Design program)
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 12 high school level

TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.

This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success
and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you are:

  • an apprentice (you will work in industry and study at the same time)
  • employed full time
  • signed up with an Apprentice Network Provider and have a Training Plan Proposal
  • seeking to gain skills and knowledge to become a qualified Civil Engineering Designer after successful completion.

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time, on campus course. You must attend approximately 16 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 3 days a week for 1 years.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:

  • Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Indicative cost of $200 to cover White card

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Elective Units
Number Title
RIICWD501E Prepare detailed design of foundations
RIICWD504E Prepare detailed design of environmental controls
CPPSIS5032 Capture new spatial data
MEM30005A Calculate force systems within simple beam structures
MEM30012A Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment
MSL973022 Conduct laboratory-based acceptance tests for construction materials
MSL974026 Perform tests to determine the properties of construction materials
MSL975044 Perform complex tests to measure engineering properties of materials
MEM30031A Operate computer-aided design (CAD) system to produce basic drawing elements
MEM30032A Produce basic engineering drawings
BSBLDR413 Lead effective workplace relationships
BSBPEF402 Develop personal work priorities

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Ultimo
Phone 131 601

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