RII30915

Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Construction & Maintenance)

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Fast Facts

Become a qualified waterproofer.

Ready to step into the civil construction space?
Need your qual to get on T1 and T2 sites?
Finally time to have your years of experience, recognised?

Learn the skills to confidently work in road construction. This course teaches you the practical and technical skills of road construction, building and repair. No matter whether you have been working civil construction for years or are new to the industry, there are study options for all!

Learn how to carry out manual excavation, spread and compact materials while also covering skills and knowledge in a range of plant operations. In this course, you will also learn how to carry out basic levelling, repair potholes and safely dispose of nontoxic materials. Throughout the course, you’ll also be exposed to theoretical and practical skills in traffic management strategies and how to identify, locate and protect underground services.

Why Bother?

  • Pave your way with a nationally recognised qualification for greater career opportunities
  • Achieve your goals with practical experience while you earn
  • Support from highly qualified trainers
  • Flexible study options available – earn while you learn*
  • On the job training

Job Prospects

Civil Construction Plant Operator
Road maintenance worker
Road construction worker

Study Mode

Blended delivery (on-site and off-site) with workplace learning and workbooks provided for any learning completed off-site.

Next Intake

Enrol anytime

Subjects

25

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There are always positives in Training. Grant, out Trainer, had great knowledge of the content and was very easy to work with.”

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Course Structure

What you’ll learn

This civil construction courses is the accepted entry-level qualification required to work on Tier1 and Tier2 construction sites. It is aimed at anyone wanting to work in roles that support infrastructure projects or involves and road construction and repair.

Ways to study

Recognition of Prior Learning

Your experience adds up and you can use this to fast-track your qualification.  If you’ve got a tonne of industry experience this can be used to gain part or all of your qual.

Onsite Training

We like to think this is a bit of a game changer! Learn onsite, while you work. This means less time off the tools and more time focused on practical skills.

Apprenticeship

Get qualified while you earn! Apprenticeships are the best in to the industry for school leavers and a great way for long-timers to finally get qualified. Which one are you?

To achieve this qualification, you must demonstrate competency in 7 core units and 18 elective units from the options below. Please refer below for the core units of competency and a sample of suggested electives:

Core Units

  • RIIBEF201D         Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM201D       Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICCM203D       Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • RIICOM201D      Communicate in the workplace
  • RIISAM203D       Use hand and power tools
  • RIISAM204D       Operate small plant and equipment
  • RIIWHS201D       Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Suggested Electives

  • RIICCM202D       Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • RIICCM205E        Carry out manual excavation
  • RIICCM206D       Support plant operations
  • RIICCM207D       Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIICCM208D       Carry out basic levelling
  • RIICRC201D         Repair potholes
  • RIISAM201D       Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
  • RIIWHS302D       Implement traffic management plan
  • RIIWMG203D     Drain and dewater civil construction site
  • RIICRC301D         Maintain drainage systems
  • RIICRC302D         Place and form concrete kerb, channel and fixtures
  • RIICRC304D         Maintain sealed roads
  • RIICRC306D         Conduct earthworks
  • RIICRC309D         Conduct stabiliser operations
  • RIICRC314D         Handle concrete materials
  • RIICRC315D         Use concreting materials and equipment
  • RIICRC202D         Install signs
  • RIICRC203D         Install sub-soil drainage

When you’ve just won a tender, we get that it’s all hands on deck.  That means getting in onsite, training your crew up and ensuring you are compliant with your tender obligations, without delaying the progress of your project. We know how important this is and that’s why we’re here to support what you need now and in the future.

  • Customised training plans that suit your timeline requirements
  • Our Trainers share your background, having worked in civil construction for years, they are current with industry.
  • We are known for being responsive.
  • Meet your contract training requirements.
  • We work in partnership with the Australian Apprenticeships Network.
  • Eligible employers can access subsidies for Apprenticeships. Ask our team if you’re eligible!
  • Onsite training, we come to you.
  • Plant Operator
  • Road Builder
  • Road Marker
  • Road Paver
  • Site Maintenance Construction Worker

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

  • Apprenticeship: Between 12 – 36 months depending on the type of apprenticeship and the apprentice’s ability
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): 3-6 months – eligibility criteria apply
  • CSQ: Program completion date is 30 September 2020 (for the Skills and Gap Training program 2019/20 Contract).

This course involves a combination of theory and practical tasks and requires learners to keep a logbook.

We require our students to be currently working incthe industry with guidance from a Trade qualified personnel.

Let’s talk about the money

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.

CSQ

CSQ

CSQ is designed to give Building and Construction workers recognition for skills learnt on the job but for which they don’t currently hold a formal qualification.

User Choice

User Choice

User Choice aims to provide funding for apprentices, trainees and their employers aligned to the skill needs of industry and changing government priorities.

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Learner Support

Our trainers have years of hands-on experience in civil construction, 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 road construction and maintenance course is nationally recognised, so you can work anywhere in Australia with confidence.