Why choose this course?
Join the next generation of civil and structural engineering experts. This comprehensive qualification in civil and structural engineering provides you with the skills and knowledge to work on projects ranging from residential and industrial buildings, to intricate road designs, and expand your study of the design and construction of civil works such as structures and pipe networks.
This course covers a range of engineering specialties to extend your knowledge so that you can plan, design, develop and manage construction, and repair projects relating to these disciplines.
During your studies you will learn several engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to computer aided design (CAD) programs selected from including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Revit and Microsoft Project.
Gain skills in applying construction principles to civil engineering works, produce advanced engineering designs and drawings, and learn structural analysis.
After completing this course you can continue your education at university, or as an engineering associate or technical officer in industry.
- Senior Civil Designer
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of RII50520 Diploma of Civil Construction Design is required for entry into this course.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
View our TAFE application process for detailed advice
Cutoff dates to apply for TAFE Semester 2, 2023:
- Students not in Australia: applications close Friday 19 May 2023.
- Students already in Australia: applications will be assessed depending on availability.
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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.