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Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Construction Management

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Key details

Duration

Not available full-time
1 year/s part-time

Intake

Semester 1, Semester 2
Important Dates

Locations

Casuarina campus, Online
Not available to international students.

Credit points required

40

Course code

NCONM1
SATAC codes
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Overview

The Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Construction Management is a 1-year course that offers you the opportunity to upskill, reskill and retrain.

Available online or on campus, this course will equip you with core design, construction and management skills. It is also a direct pathway into higher education courses in engineering, should you wish to continue studying.

During this course, you will learn about the principles that underpin the understanding of engineering design, construction and management practices. The course supports your learning needs and develops your study skills.

On completing the Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Construction Management, you will be eligible to use the credits you-ve gained towards further study of a:

  • Diploma of Engineering
  • Associate Degree of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering Science
  • Bachelor of Engineering Honours

You may also use the Undergraduate Certificate as a pathway for entry into a variety of other higher education courses.

Advanced standing may be granted for some or all of the subjects you successfully complete. If further study is your intention, be sure to check the requirements of your preferred higher education course to determine how many credits you can transfer.  

Note: On current advice the Undergraduate Certificate must be completed by mid-2025.



Fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:

(a) be an Australian citizen, who will complete some of your course of study while resident in Australia; or

(b) a New Zealand citizen; or an Australian permanent visa holder; or an eligible former permanent humanitarian visa holder; who studies the entire course while living in Australia.

Further information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

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  • Choose to study online, on campus, part-time or full-time as it suits you
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Study an undergraduate course at Charles Darwin University to turn your passion into a profession. Choose from hundreds of certificates, diplomas and degrees and enjoy a flexible, supportive learning environment. Whatever you're interested in, there's a place for you at CDU.

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CDU student Nicholas

Why study engineering at CDU?

Our internationally-accredited engineering degree is for problem solvers like you. Think creatively to find solutions to real-world challenges, from uniquely Top End issues like cyclones to systems and designs with wider impact like renewable energy, transport, building construction, electronics, and more.   

  • #3 in Australia for engineering and technology employment outcomes (GUG 2024)
  • #4 in Australia for engineering and technology starting salary (GUG 2024)
  • Choose to study online, on campus, part-time or full-time as it suits you
  • Take part in projects and graduate with real work experience
careers-centre-students

Why study an undergraduate course at CDU?

Study an undergraduate course at Charles Darwin University to turn your passion into a profession. Choose from hundreds of certificates, diplomas and degrees and enjoy a flexible, supportive learning environment. Whatever you're interested in, there's a place for you at CDU.

  • Top 100 university globally for quality education (THE Impact Rankings 2021)
  • Five-star Australian university for graduate employment outcomes (GUG 2024)

What will I study?

This 40-credit point course consist of three (3) core units and one (1) specialist elective unit. This course consists of a combination of introductory engineering and business degree subjects, designed to help you develop core knowledge in design, construction and management, as well as the necessary skills for successful university studies.

Course structure


A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit typeCredit PointsSpecific requirements
Core

(3 units)
30cpCompulsory Core units totalling 30 credit points as detailed below.

CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology

ENG215 Surveying and Construction

MAN105 Introduction to Management

Specialist Elective

(1 unit1)

 

10cp

Specialist Elective units totalling 10 credit points selected from the units listed below:

PMO201 Project Management

ENG305 Safety, Risk and Reliability

 40cpTotal Credit Points

 

Study plan


Students Commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard part time load.

Part-time Study Plan (1 year)

Legend:CO = Core Unit 

 

Semester 1Semester 2
Year 1
ENG215 Surveying and ConstructionCOCUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating TechnologyCO
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCOPMO201 Project Management or ENG305 Safety, Risk and ReliabilitySE



Students Commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard full time or part time load.

Part-time Study Plan (1 year)

Legend:CO = Core Unit 

 

Semester 1Semester 2
Calendar Year 1
  CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating TechnologyCO
  PMO201 Project Management or ENG305 Safety, Risk and ReliabilityCO
Calendar Year 2
ENG215 Surveying and ConstructionCO  
MAN105 Introduction to ManagementCO  

 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

  • Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent).
  • Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate III level or higher.
  • Successful completion of at least 0.5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.
  • Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications.
  • Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 125 or higher.
  • Successful completion of a recognised tertiary preparation course.
  • Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience.

 

Essential requirements

English language requirements

To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application.

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I always encourage the young generation towards STEM fields, especially females. The other good thing about engineering or other STEM fields is that they are interconnected, meaning there are multiple career opportunities.

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Shehani

The people-first approach to flexibility and supportive learning environment at CDU meant I could find a balance with study, work and family life.

Nikki

CDU student

Nikki Govan

I always encourage the young generation towards STEM fields, especially females. The other good thing about engineering or other STEM fields is that they are interconnected, meaning there are multiple career opportunities.

Shehani

CDU student

Shehani

Course details

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Additional information

Can offers be deferred?
No
Award
Undergraduate Certificate (Construction Management)
Faculty/College
Faculty of Science and Technology
Sector
HE
Area of study
Engineering

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.auPhone:1800 061 963 (free call)

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How to apply

There are many ways to apply to CDU. The method you use depends on your course type, where you live and whether you are a new or returning student to CDU.

Remember to apply early for your best chance at securing an offer to study with us.

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC, NSW or TAS.

MyNextCourse

Direct applications are available to students who have completed a CDU or BIITE course at a Certificate III level or higher. Most CDU and BIITE enabling programs are also accepted through this process.

If you do not meet any of the criteria above please visit Pathways to study to view the options available to you.

SATAC codes

Location
SATAC Code
Casuarina campus (CSP)
108091
Online (CSP)
108091
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee

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