Course Title: Apply knowledge of civil construction processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Apply knowledge of civil construction processes

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term2 2010,
Term2 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to apply knowledge and understanding of civil construction processes to design and detail drafting activities and to communicate effectively with construction site and other civil engineering personnel. The emphasis is on road construction and steel, concrete and quarry products.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EDC020B Apply knowledge of civil construction processes


1. Demonstrate knowledge of civil engineering terms and features.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of the various types and functions of pipes and the pipe laying techniques employed.

3. Identify the construction procedure to be adopted and equipment required to perform a wide range of earthwork activities.

4. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of structural steel construction.

5. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of urban and rural road construction.

6. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of concrete construction.

7. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of quarry plant and products and their use.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to the Learning Package on the Learning Hub.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction