RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

CRICOS Course Code: 108198F

RII60520 - Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design qualification 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.

Duration: 95 Weeks inc 22 weeks holidays.
Classes are rostered for 22 hours per week + Self directed study
Location: Sydney
Study Modes: eLearning, Face-to-face, Blended
Fees and Intakes

Career Outcome

Job roles and titles vary across different industry sectors. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Civil Engineering Draftsperson

Recognition Of Prior Learning(RPL):

An application can be made for RPL if you believe that you have already gained the necessary skills and competencies through work or previous learning. An RPL application form is available upon request and you will be required to provide supporting documents. The application will be processed and an assessment made in accordance with the APEIRO Institute RPL and AQF Recognition Policy and Procedure.

Entry Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or above AND
  • Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent AND
  • IELTS Academic Test Score of at least 5.5 or Equivalent (Not Applicable for Australian Residents)

Course Content:

This course consists of 5 Core units and 7 Elective units.

Core Units:

  • BSBPMG632 - Manage Program Risk
  • BSBWHS616 - Apply safe design principles to control WHS risks
  • BSBTWK502 - Manage team effectiveness
  • RIICWD601E - Manage the Civil Works Design Process
  • RIIQUA601E - Establish and Maintain a Quality System

Elective Units:

  • BSBOPS601 - Develop and implement business plans
  • BSBPMG534 - Manage project human resources
  • BSBLDR601 - Lead and manage organisational change
  • BSBCRT611 - Apply critical thinking for complex problem solving
  • RIICWD533E - Prepare Detailed Design of Civil Concrete Structures
  • RIICWD534E - Prepare Detailed Design of Civil Steel Structures
  • RIICWD509E - Prepare detailed design of urban roads


A range of assessment methods are used during this course to give you an opportunity to demonstrate your skills. We use a range of assessment activities that meet the diverse needs of our students. Some of these include:

  • Case studies / Scenarios
  • Projects / Presentations
  • Oral / Written questioning
  • Observation / Demonstration
  • 3rd Party Report

What Next

Successful completion of RII60520 Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design gives learners an opportunity to apply for credit transfer in Australian Universities. Candidates wishing to proceed to further their education in an Australian University will be advised to contact the University directly for enrolment purposes.