Virtual work experience

Civil Construction Cadet

Strap on your hard-hats and buckle your safety belts, it’s time to build Inland Rail’s biggest and coolest infrastructure project. Think of the last cool building you saw… was it the Burj Khalifa or perhaps the Sydney Opera House? As Inland Rail’s newest Civil Construction Cadet, you will learn the foundational steps to construct and design such groundbreaking architecture.

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Real-time support
Active community
Access from any computer, tablet or mobile
100+ students
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Duration:
4 weeks
Per week:
2-4 hours
Age:
14 - 19
Outcome:
Microcredential
Duration:
40 minutes
Age:
14 - 24
Outcome:
Microcredential

Summary

In this Civil Cadet Virtual Work Experience, you will have the opportunity to build one of Inland Rail’s biggest projects. Step by step, brick by brick, you will navigate the world of construction at Inland Rail and innovatively carry out your very own construction project. You will tackle all the steps involved in an engineering project and get first-hand experience in geotechnical analysis, surveying and civil design. 


Is this for you?

You...

  • Are inspired by the cool buildings around you 
  • Want to understand the inner workings of huge construction projects
  • Would like an industry mentor and career guidance 
  • Have always been curious about how our train lines are built 
  • Love learning!


Then this experience was made for you!

To join

You need:

  • Yourself 
  • A can-do attitude
  • Enthusiasm and curiosity
  • Dedication to complete weekly activities
  • To try your best
  • A computer, laptop or phone 
  • An internet connection
  • A comfy place to study (yes even your bed)
  • Snacks to keep you going

You don't need:

  • To follow the status quo
  • To limit yourself
  • To break the bank (it’s all free)
  • The latest tech
  • A uni degree

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