It is highly recommended that at commencement of this course, you should be a minimum of 18 years of age.
It is assumed that you will have the following:
- English (4, Sound Achievement),
- Maths A, B or C (4, Sound Achievement); and/or
- relevant work experience or qualification that indicates your likely success of course completion.
If you have not completed Mathematics A, it is strongly recommended that you complete a 20 hour intensive Maths Workshop with TAFE Queensland prior to the commencement of this course.
English Language Proficiency Standards:
Learn more about TAFE Queensland's English Language Proficiency Standards
Please refer to the following Selection Criteria for further information regarding entry into this course.
What type of Applicant are you?
Admission to all TAFE Queensland higher education courses is on a competitive basis, taking into account all relevant qualifications and experience. The type of applicant you are will determine the selection criteria TAFE Queensland considers when assessing your individual application. Learn more >
Apply now through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) or via Direct Entry Application.
It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.
You will be provided with recommended reading, stationery and resources list, and/or required textbook list during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network. Whilst most readings are also available to download, there is a cost to print those resources. For more information about printing costs please refer to the printing section of the TAFE Queensland Library network website.
You will also need to have access to a scientific calculator (type required to be advised during orientation).
A White Card is required to access engineering and construction work sites and may be required while undertaking professional placement. You will be offered the opportunity, at an additional cost (approximately $80 to $140), to complete the General Construction Induction Training (GCIT) Skill Set (SSCPC0029) while completing your degree.
Need to know
Part of the Higher Education enrolment process at TAFE Queensland is your attendance at orientation. This provides you with information about being a para professional in the Civil Engineering sector. It will enable you to make an informed decision about your ability to successfully complete the course.
At orientation, you will be informed about the academic calendar, time commitments, and other demands the course will place upon you, so you can make an informed decision about your enrolment at TAFE Queensland. Learn more >
Government Loan Schemes
This course is also approved for FEE-HELP. FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme that covers the cost of your tuition fees on your behalf. FEE-HELP is available to students who are not studying in a Commonwealth supported place (and are therefore not eligible for HECS-HELP).
The student profile is a snapshot of data about all students who commenced undergraduate study in the most recent semester intake, including applicants offered in all offer rounds across all campuses and international students.
A student profile is provided for TAFE Queensland as a whole as well as for each of our undergraduate courses. The student profile shows the number of students admitted to the institution/course, along with their life and education experiences. Learn more >
Students who complete this course will receive 40 credit points (4 units) towards Associate Degree in Civil Engineering (HED001).