Certificate I in Resources and Infrastructure Operations


Fast Facts

An introduction to the Resource and Infrastructure industries

  • Want an insight into the resources industry?
  • Working outdoors, large scale projects and machinery sound like the right career for you?
  • Looking to kick start your career in the resource sector?

The RII10115 Certificate I in Resources and Infrastructure Operations

Is an introductory qualification that aims to develop the basic functional skills and understanding needed to start your career in the resource and infrastructure industries?

Throughout the course you’ll learn to plan and organise work, communicate effectively in the workplace, and understand work, health and safety fundamentals and how to carry out basic on the job activities.

Why Bother?

  • Nationally Recognised Qualification
  • Entry level qualification
  • Support from highly qualified trainers

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Course Structure

What you’ll learn

This course an introductory course into the Resource and Infrastructure  industries. It aims to build awareness and functional skills to prepare you for work in these sectors.

Ways to study


Learn alongside industry experts, on campus. With a mix of practical tasks and theory you’ll gain the skills, experience and knowledge for a competitive edge in the industry.

Pre-employment program

Open the door for full-time Apprenticeship opportunities with FTA’s pre-employment programs. These courses are specifically designed to build your capability and knowledge with job ready skills for your chosen trade.


Sometimes we like to do it old-school! If you’re better on the tools than on a computer – we’ve got your back! At FTA, we’re determined to ensure you learn how you learn best.

Core Units

  • RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Suggested Electives

  • RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control

There are no specific job outcomes, however, this course will prepare participants for further study within the industry.

The course duration will vary depending on your experience, skills and chosen study mode. As a guide:

  • Fee for service: 2 – 3 months subject to the amount of RPL awarded and subsequent Gap Training required
  • Workshop: 2 – 3 months

Your skills will be assessed through a mix of practical and theory tasks. Which is essentially showing us what you’ve learnt and how you do it.

Theory may be assessed Online or via Workbook. Practical Assessment will be conducted at your place of work or work site with fit for purpose facilities and equipment which are to be made available to your FTA trainer & Assessor for training and assessment purposes.

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Ready to take the leap towards your nationally recognised qualification? View the range of funding options available to assist both students and employers in gaining valuable training.

Fee For Service

Fee For Service

Our flexible Fee For Service model accommodates individuals ready to start their qualification today while making ongoing, manageable payments.

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Industry relevant training

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Learner Support

Our trainers have years of hands on experience in the resource sector, providing you with unparalleled access to first-hand industry knowledge throughout your course.

Limitless Learning

We believe that everyone should be able to learn in inspiring ways. That’s why we deliver training how you learn best plus, you get your own Learning Engagement Officer to support your progress through the course.

Recognised Qualifications

This course is nationally recognised, so you can work anywhere in Australia with confidence.