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Civil Construction Design - Certificate IV (RII40815-01V01)
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Study area: Civil Engineering 
National code: RII40815  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Wollongong  Full Time  36 Weeks 12-Feb-2018  Mon, Tue, Thu 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: This qualification reflects the role of people providing design support for professional Engineers. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine, for example, this might include civil works drafting. They are responsible for applying the design work instructions and practices to ensure the quantity and quality of the output of others and contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Wollongong
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Offering name: Certificate IV in Civil Construction Design - Full Time 
Offering code: 18WLG-170 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Days: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Time: 9:00am to 4:30pm Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong Campus Block I Level 2 Room 5 (I2.05) 
Hours per week: 21 
Starting from: 12 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 4:30pm
About: Students will be required to purchase the Australian Standard for Civil Engineering Students which costs approximately $140.

All students will be required to bring basic stationery including a scientific calculator and will also need to bring personal protective equipment (PPE) includng safety boots, a broad brimmed hat and a long sleeve high visability shirt.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 840 hours. This includes approximately 756 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE NSW Illawarra RTO’s https://www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/support-for-students website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.

This offering is open for HSC leavers or people seeking a career change to the Civil Construction industry. The course covers skill areas such as CAD, geotechnical analysis, concrete testing and design components. It is desirable that applicants are reasonably proficient in maths as this is a common aspect of many units. All students will be required to have their Construction Induction Safety Card to participate in practical units.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling.



Application next steps: Once you have submitted your application you will be contacted by a staff member to explain the next steps in the application process. 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,060
Second qualification $2,400
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,750
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
COMM FFS COURSE FEE $9,750
Comments: On campus attendance is required for three full days per week - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday for a maximum of 36 attendance weeks. First day of attendance is Monday 12 February 2018 at 9:00am in Block I, Level 2 Room 5 (I2.05) at TAFE NSW Wollongong Campus. Please note the attendance may vary.

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123