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.
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)/Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)(Honours) - Flinders University Pathway
The associate degree gives students a firm foundation in both theoretical study and practical skills, with an emphasis on strong drafting skills as needed by the consulting industry.
A typical study program includes:
- First year studying construction engineering practice including white card, scaffolding, safe working at heights, engineering mathematics and mechanics, geotechnics, water infrastructure and drawing
- Second year studying civil, structural and building services drafting, structural analysis, project management and final year engineering project, as well as electives such as environmental engineering and water treatment
- In your small class you will work on real-world examples and combined with the guaranteed work experience in the field you will develop the attributes needed to succeed in Australia’s technology-based industries
- The course offers work placement and industry-based final year projects.
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.
* 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings