Course Overview - Public

Qualification Duration

This course is delivered over a minimum period of 7 and 1/4 months.

Qualification AQF Level

Certificate III

Delivery Mode

This qualification is delivered using a face-to-face, classroom-based delivery mode.

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in Civil Construction, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. 

Qualification Detail

The successful completion of this qualification requires competency to be achieved in 25 units comprising of eight (8) core units and seventeen (17) elective units.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, although applicants will need to undertake an LLN assessment. Students must also be over the
age of 16. 

Units in this Qualification

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work Core
RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations Core
RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications Core
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace Core
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures Core
RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools Core
RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment Core
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes Core
RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services Elective
RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction site Elective
RIICRC208E Lay pipes Elective
RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations Elective
RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation Elective
RIICCM206E Support plant operations Elective
RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually Elective
RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling Elective
RIICCM210E Install trench support Elective
RIICCM209E Carry out concrete work Elective
RIICCM211E Construct and dismantle fences and gates Elective
RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat Elective
RIIWHS302E Implement traffic management plans Elective
RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer operation Elective
RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations Elective
RIIMPO323E Conduct civil construction dozer operations Elective
RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled loader operation Elective

Qualification Outcomes

  1. Bridge Construction Worker
  2. Civil Foundations Worker
  3. Mine Rescue Worker
  4. Civil Construction Rescue Worker
  5. Mobile Plant Operator


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Individuals and or employers may be eligible for Government funding. AIVD will be able to discuss with you the different funding available and cost of training.
The Student Tuition Fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding

AIVD encourages individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program.

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