TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Associate Degree in Civil and Structural Engineering - Site Management

TAFE South Australia (TAFE SA)

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Undergraduate

The associate degree gives students a firm foundation in both theoretical study and practical skills, with an emphasis on strong site management skills as needed by the construction industry. A typical study program includes: First year - construction engineering practice including white card, scaffolding, safe working at heights, engineering mathematics and mechanics, geotechnics, water infrastructure and drawing. Second year - site management, structural analysis, environmental engineering and water treatment, project management and final year engineering project, as well as electives such as civil and structural drafting. In small classes students will work on real-world examples and combined with the guaranteed work experience in the field, will develop the attributes needed to succeed in Australia's technology-based industries. The course offers work placement and industry-based final year projects.


15 core units plus 2 electives.


  • Engineering-civil and structural (site management)

Standard entry requirements

  • Certificate III or higher in an Engineering related area
  • Completion of Year 12 and Year 12 Mathematics (minimum ATAR of 60)
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT).

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