Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering (Site Management)

National Code: CRS1400354
TAFE SA Code: AC00081


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 site engineer or project manager. In this role, your work may involve project programming, quality control, managing construction teams, liaising with sub-contractors and suppliers and communications with project stakeholders.

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Up to 24 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

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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 Specialist Mathematics OR Mathematical Methods OR General Mathematics or equivalent with a minimum ATAR of 60 OR
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with a minimum score of 140
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course

Average cost per semester
Full Fee

Student Services Fee (SSF) applies. Full-time student $20. Part-time student $10.

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    Career opportunities include Site Engineer and Project Manager.

    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 (Site Management) (CRS1400354)
    Topics include construction practice, mathematics, computing for engineering, basic drawing, construction geotechnics, water infrastructure, structural analysis, site management, environmental engineering, water and wastewater treatment and computer science. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 15 core units and 2 elective units.

    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.

    * 2020 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Civil/Structural Basic Drawing 150
    Computing for Engineering 150
    Construction Geotechnics 150
    Construction Practice 150
    Engineering Mechanics 150
    Environmental Engineering 150
    Exposure to Engineering Practice 3
    Infrastructure Engineering Project 150
    Mathematics 1 150
    Mathematics 2 150
    Site Management 1 150
    Site Management 2 150
    Structural Analysis 150
    Water and Wastewater Treatment 150
    Water Infrastructure 150


    Name Nominal Hours
    Building Services Drafting 150
    Civil Drafting 150
    Computer Science 1 150
    Mathematics 3 150
    Structural Design Drafting 150
  • 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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