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Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Design Drafting)
Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Design Drafting)

Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Design Drafting)

  • ID:TAFE610084
  • Level:Associate Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$17,750.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$18,900.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$17,750.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$18,900.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$74,360.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 including Year 12 Maths, or overseas equivalent or successful completion of the Diploma of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

English Requirements

Academic IELTS score of 6.0 Overall with minimum of 5.5 in all bands or equivalent.

Course Information

Description

This course was developed by TAFE SA to respond to the workforce development needs of the civil and structural consulting industry in South Australia. Designed in collaboration with industry, the course prepares you to become a design drafter. As a design drafter you will be preparing drawings, documentation and specifications, inspecting works and estimating costs.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Topics include construction practice, mathematics, computing for engineering, basic drawing, construction geotechnics, water infrastructure, civil drawing, structural analysis, environmental engineering, computer science and project management. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 15 core units and 2 elective units.

Course Notes

  • Students who do not have Year 12, Maths at Year 12 or the overseas equivalent, may wish to complete the package of the Certificate III in Engineering-Technical and the Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Site Management or Design Drafting). The Certificate III in Engineering - Technical will provide a foundation of Maths to prepare the student for success in the Associate Degree.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Pathways to University

  • If your goal is to achieve a bachelor degree in your chosen field of study, TAFE SA offers two different types of pathway to university - a University Packaged Program or Credit Transfer.

  • A University Packaged Program allows you to select the course and the university you wish to study at, before commencing your studies at TAFE SA.

  • Credit Transfer gives you the opportunity to select your university course on completion of your TAFE SA studies.

  • With additional Bachelor programs becoming available, international students can choose to stay at TAFE SA for qualifications such as the Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management.

TAFE SA has partnered with the University of South Australia, the University of Adelaide and Flinders University to offer packaged offers in a variety of fields.

TAFE South Australia -> Flinders University

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours).

TAFE South Australia -> University of Adelaide

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (Major in Defence Systems)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (Major in Environmental Engineering)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (Major in Geotechnical Engineering)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (Major in Renewable Energy)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (Major in Structural Engineering)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (Major in Water Systems Engineering)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (Major in Construction Management)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (Major in Smart Technologies)

TAFE South Australia -> University of South Australia

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Construction Management)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structual)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Civil and Structural Engineering underpins the planning, design and construction of private and public buildings and facilities, bridges and roads, water infrastructure and more. The industry has two major branches: design (also known as engineering consulting) and construction. The Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Design Drafting) was developed by TAFE SA to respond to the workforce development needs of the engineering consulting industry in South Australia. This industry is in need of specialised highly trained paraprofessional staff. You will work as a design drafter or technical officer supporting engineers. Your work may involve preparing drawings, documentation and specifications, inspecting works and cost estimation.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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