What will I learn?

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.

Course Notes

International students who do not have Year 12, the Maths subject requirement at Year 12 level or the overseas equivalent, will be required to complete the Certificate III in Engineering-Technical to satisfy the entry for this Associate Degree. The Certificate III in Engineering - Technical will provide a foundation of Maths to prepare the student for success in the Associate Degree.

As part of the Associate Degree program, TAFE SA will provide work experience and/or industry-based project opportunities. While optional, these activities, will give you first-hand experience of the workplace, allowing you to test your skills and make valuable industry contacts.

This qualification has provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia. Graduates of this course are eligible for migration skills assessment by Engineers Australia. The occupational outcome of this assessment is in the Engineering Associate (Draftsperson) category. The specific occupation code depends on the program studied and on the Engineers Australia guidelines. See the Engineers Australia website for further details

This course is offered in blended study mode. This means that you learn in a mixture of classroom and online environments. On campus learning will be scheduled but online learning can provide more flexibility. Lecturer support will be provided for all study. Access to a computer with an internet connection is required.

This Associate Degree will be taught 70% at Tonsley Campus and 30% at Regency Campus, and some classes may be held in the evening. More details will be provided upon commencement into the Associate Degree.

Employment Outcomes

Career opportunities include Site Engineer and Project Manager.

CRICOS

092139G

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
TAFE SA Fee: AUD $36,000
Start date

31 January 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

Tonsley Campus

1284 South Road,

CLOVELLY PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum academic entry is completion of Year 12 or equivalent. IELTS Academic 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in all bands; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) – iBT: Score of 46, with reading: 4-7, listening: 4-6, speaking: 14-15, and writing: 14-17; Pearsons Test of English (PTE) Academic: Minimum 42 with 36 in all for communicative skills ((listening, reading, writing and speaking); Occupational English Test OET: Pass; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), Cambridge First Certificate of English (FCE): Overall score of 162 with a minimum of 154 in all bands; Intensive English Language Institute (IELI): English for Academic Purposes 2 (C grade); GCE O Levels English/1119 English: C6.

For international students

Academic IELTS score of 6.0 Overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all bands or equivalent.

Satisfactory completion of Year 12 including Year 12 Maths; or overseas equivalent

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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