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Course summary

Looking to progress your career in the civil construction industry?

The course is designed for school leavers or those with a trade qualification who are looking to upskill and move into supervisory roles. It has a focus on developing technical and practical skills needed by industry. 

Graduate opportunities exist as site supervisors and project managers in the civil construction industry. This course also provides a pathway to further study in civil engineering at a Bachelor or Associate Degree level.

DurationLocationStudy Period

2P

Online2, 4, 6
DurationLocationStudy Period

2P

Online2, 4, 6

Students complete the equivalent of eight core units.

Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Exercise critical judgement to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined civil construction engineering and management settings.

Creativity

Exercise creative thinking to develop strategies to resolve issues and identify solutions in defined civil construction engineering and management settings.

Ethical practice

Apply ethical and sustainable values and practices within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Knowledge of a discipline

Apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of civil construction engineering and management.

Lifelong learning

Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work in defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Communication and social skills

Communicate information, concepts and solutions, individually and/or in a team, within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Cultural competence

Demonstrate an awareness of diverse cultural perspectives within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Standard assessment methods will be used across the units.

Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. This will involve structured online learning modules employing cutting-edge learning technologies such as adaptive learning, virtual reality, and augmented reality. Wherever possible, learning will be project-based to ensure that students are continually relating classroom learning to workplace skills. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.

This course prepares graduates for further study or to work at the paraprofessional level as site supervisors and project managers in the civil construction industry.

You will need to undertake at least one seven-week work placement. Ideally, you will complete the entire course while working in industry, although this is not mandatory.

Notice

The information on this page may be subject to change over time. Please check this web page again before acting and see our disclaimer

From the 1st of June, 2017, the term 'Distance Education' has been replaced with 'Online'

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