for 2 years
Students must attend an information session on:
Date: 21st and 22nd January 2015
Time: 2.00 pm - 6.00 pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, J Block, Room J2.31A
To register your interest please apply on line or call Hunter TAFE on 131225
|The Diploma can be completed as a part time program. Students may elect to attend using a flexible program such as one day per week or an afternoon/evening format per week, subject to demand. Call TAFE on 131225 for Further information.
||NSW Government funded places may be available for this course, subject to availability and individual eligibility. Further details will be provided at the course information session.
The units of study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Total Course Fees for 2nd Qualification is : $4,220.00
Unit of Study 1 - $2110.00
Unit of Study 2 - $2110.00
The full qualification fee for students who do not meet eligibility for training subsidized by the NSW Government is $13,620.
You can choose to either take out a VET FEE HELP loan or pay fees in full.
Most applicants will be eligible for a VET FEE HELP loan.
VET FEE HELP is a student loan scheme that is funded by the Commonwealth Government to assist eligible students to pay their course fees.
These loans are not subject to income or assets tests.
VET FEE HELP provides students with the option of deferring all of their tuition fees, or paying some of the fees upfront and deferring the balance.
For more information on VET FEE HELP, please call Hunter TAFE on 131225.
|Local Entry Requirements
It is expected that students will have completed their NSW Higher School Certificate or equivalent and that they have completed Year 12 2-Unit Mathematics and have a good level of literacy. Students are encouraged to undertake refresher courses in Mathematics prior to commencing if they do not possess this level of competency.Other Information
Mature age students who have completed Year 10 and have at least two years civil works industry experience are welcome to apply.
This qualification is used in the civil engineering sector by civil works designers or para-professional designers who support professional engineers.
This course provides a pathway into the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Degree program at the University of Newcastle and has a prearranged credit transfer agreement with the University. Students who course complete have a credit transfer into the Degree program of 80 credit points.
Civil engineering designers are in high demand and have a variety of employment opportunities including:
construction site supervision,
detailing and drafting for engineering consultants, design within local government organisations such as RMS, Hunter Water and local Councils, laboratory and technical assistants in the concrete, steel, timber, geotechnical and materials manufacturing sectors.