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Infrastructure Construction is an online unit provided by Open Universities Australia in association with Curtin University that is designed to provide you with a multidisciplinary approach to the principles of infrastructure construction. From gas to oil to minerals, you will explore the techniques and management process surrounding extraction. Equipped with this knowledge you will embark on a field placement.
To begin with, you'll consider the construction issues surrounding transport utilities such as roads, bridges, and railways. Following this, you will learn the more complex requirements of sectors such as mining and mineral extraction, before moving on to oil and gas, tunnelling, and concrete pumping.
Ultimately, Infrastructure Construction gives you a comprehensive overview of how to effectively approach an infrastructure project across a spectrum of construction disciplines. Successfully completing the unit will enhance your confidence and ability at a theoretical level, to help you successfully develop infrastructure in your future career.
This unit includes a field placement. To find out more, enquire now.
To be eligible to enrol in this unit, applicants must meet the following criteria:
In this Infrastructure Construction unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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By completing this unit, you will be able to play a decisive role in creating the structures society needs to function and, due to the technical skill involved, earn a competitive salary in the process. To that end, completing a unit such as Infrastructure Construction will consolidate your theoretical understanding of the process, as well as introducing you to how management works to help you ascend the career ladder.
From an employer’s perspective, academic study in this field, as well as the practical experience you will gain at the end of the unit, proves you have a 360 degree understanding of the process of infrastructure construction.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.