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Civil and Structural Engineering Associate

Civil and structural engineering associates (also known as civil engineering and structural technicians) provide technical support to civil engineers and civil engineering technologists in the research, design, construction, operations and maintenance of projects such as roads, airports, railways, buildings, bridges, dams and drainage systems.  They may specialise as a civil engineering design drafter, engineering technical officer or structural engineering design drafter. Jobs are often office-based, with some site work.

Suggested pathway to become a civil and structural engineering associate

  • Schools2Skills Certificate II in Civil Construction OR
  • Schools2Skills Certificate II in Construction Business







On the job training


Accredited Certificate




Apprenticeship/Trade Certificate


Diploma/Advanced Diploma


Tertiary Degree



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