Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Design Drafting)

Duration Up to 24 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCRS1400353
TAFE SA CodeAC00080
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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.

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Course Admission Requirements

any one of:

  • Certificate III or higher in an Engineering related area
  • or
  • Completion of Year 12 and Year 12 Mathematics with a minimum ATAR of 60
  • or
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with a minimum score of 140

Important Information

  • This is a Higher Education qualification which leads to employment and/or fast-track into further study at university.
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Employment Outcomes

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.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Design Drafting) (CRS1400353)
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 15 core and 2 elective units.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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Fees

 Fee Range (approx)
Total TAFE SA course cost$24,511
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