Study Civil Engineering

Potential Career Outcomes
Course overview

A Civil Engineering Draftsperson assists in carrying out civil engineering research, design, construction, operation and maintenance. Some of the common tasks of a civil engineering draftsperson include preparing sketches and design, performing fieldwork, and inspecting civil engineering works.

Civil Engineering Draftsperson is also a medium-long term listed occupation which means that there may be more PR options available to you. In Australia, there are many courses you can take to start your career in this field. In these courses, you will be exposed to topics such as:

  • Information or Knowledge Management System
  • Managing project time
  • Project Procurement
  • Prepare design of rural roads
  • Prepare design of canals
  • Prepare design of landscaping
  • Computer-aided design (CAD)
Graduate Outcomes
  • A civil engineering draftsperson/technician earns on average $1574 per week; while a civil engineer can earn on average $1962 per week.
  • The number of people working in this field is expected to grow over the next 5 years,
  • Most people in the field work in the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Public Administration and Safety; and Construction industry.
Common Course Requirements
  • Completion of secondary education
  • Meet English proficiency (Usually at least IELTS 5.5 overall for Vocational courses, or 6.5 for University courses)
Related Courses

Some related courses include:

  • Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Duration: 75 – 78 weeks
Intake: 4 Terms
Cost: From $16,970

Locations:  Most cities across Australia

  • Associate Degree in Civil Engineering
    Duration: 104 weeks
    Intake: February, July
    Cost: From $29,000
    Locations: Most cities across Australia
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineer

Duration: 156 – 208 weeks
Intake: February, July
Cost: From $29,000 per year
Locations: Most cities across Australia

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