Associate Degree in Civil Engineering
TAFE Queensland - South Bank

Course outline

This course allows graduates to progress their career as an engineering professional and become a technical consultant or engineering associate. In this associate degree, students develop skills in the application of civil and structural engineering technology. Students develop specialised knowledge of drafting and modelling structural, municipal and environmental engineering, project management and estimating skills. Teaching staff ensure students can synthesise elements of their theoretical and practical understanding through designing and implementing an engineering project to standards applicable to a modern civil or structural engineering practice. Successful completion of this course will qualify graduates to work on infrastructure projects as a civil or structural engineering associate or technical consultant in a variety of industries including engineering, construction, mining and transportation companies, or local and state government agencies.

Note

FEE-HELP may be available to eligible applicants, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/fee-help for more information.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Additional entry requirements

Successful applicants who do not have the assumed knowledge and are at risk of non-completion of the program may be required to undertake bridging studies prior to or during first semester. Applicants should be a minimum of 17 years of age and turning 18 during the first year of study with TAFE Queensland. Applicants who do not meet the age criteria are required to participate in an Interview with the TAFE Queensland Course Coordinator prior to an offer being made by QTAC. For more information about admission criteria and professional practice placement, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/course/17/17680/associate-degree-in-civil-engineering.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C) or relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion, for example, Certificate IV or higher in an Engineering related area.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

BIM coordinator/collaborator, engineering associate, estimator, design drafter, project manager, civil/structural designer and modeller.

Course Code
555037
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee

Fee *See notes

Level of Qualification
Associate Degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
On campus
Course Duration

4 years On campus

Location
Brisbane