Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design
Course Code: RII60520 | CRICOS Code: 105234J


Building & ConStruction

Delivery Mode

Face to Face


104 Weeks

Course Description


This course reflects the role of an individual working as a senior civil works designer or a para-professional designer, who supports
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.


Face to Face


Melbourne Campus
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Sydney Campus
Level 1, 54 Parramatta Road, Forest Lodge NSW 2037

Adelaide Campus
Level 3, 45 Grenfell Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Course Fee/Duration

Course Duration: 104 weeks
Course Fee: 

  • Tuition fee: $28500
  • Material fee: $1500
  • Enrolment fee: $250
  • Total fee: $30250

Note: Prices are subject to change at the discretion of SIGNET INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA

Intake Dates

January, April, July, October

January, April, July, October

Entry Requirements


18 years or older upon commencement of the course.

Required to have successfully completed Year 12 or equivalent.

Required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence for all indicators to enroll for this qualification.

Required to have successfully met one of the English requirements:

    – IELTS: 5.5 (no band below 5.0)

    – TOEFL iBT: 69-79 (no band below 14)

    – TOEFL Paper: 523 (with a min. TWE 3.5)

    – PTE Academic: Overall 46 (no band below 40)

Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and the internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Units Of Competency
UNIT OF COMPETENCY 12 units of competency are required for this qualification, including 5 Core Units and 7 Electives
Core Units – 5
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
Electives – 7
BSBPMG532 Manage project quality
BSBPMG534 Manage project human resources
BSBSTR601 Manage innovation and continuous improvement
RIILAT402E Provide leadership in the supervision of diverse work teams
RIICWD535E Prepare detailed design of civil timber structures
RIIBEF601E Conduct business negotiations
RIICWD507D Prepare detailed geotechnical design
Qualification Pathways


This qualification requires the successful completion of 12 units of competency: 5 Core units and 7 Electives, then you will be eligible to enrol in:

  • Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering Design)


Career Pathways

Employment opportunities resulting from the completion of this course may include the following job roles:

  • Civil Design Manager
  • Contracts Manager
  • Site Manager

* Completion of a Signet qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome

Related Qualifications

Certificate III Wall and Floor Tiling

Certificate III Bricklaying and Block laying
Diploma of Building and Construction

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