RII30815 - Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

South Australia

Units of Competency

Core Units

Successful completion of nineteen (19) units of competency made up of: Fourteen (14) CORE units – these are mandatory and cannot be changed
Unit CodeUnit Name
RIIBEF201DPlan and organise work
RIICCM201DCarry out measurements and calculations
RIICCM202DIdentify, locate and protect underground services
RIICCM203DRead and interpret plans and job specifications
RIICCM205ECarry out manual excavation
RIICCM206DSupport plant operations
RIICCM207DSpread and compact materials manually
RIICCM208DCarry out basic levelling
RIICOM201DCommunicate in the workplace
RIISAM201DHandle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
RIISAM203DUse hand and power tools
RIISAM204DOperate small plant and equipment
RIIWHS201DWork safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIIWMG203DDrain and dewater civil construction site

Electives

Five (5) electives:

  • at least one (1) must be chosen from Group A
  • at least two (2) must be chosen from Group B
  • no more than two (2) may be chosen from Group C
  • no more than one (1) imported unit

OR

  • at least two (2) must be chosen from Group A
  • a further three (3) may be chosen from Group A, B, or C
  • no more than one (1) imported unit
Group A Units
Unit CodeUnit Name
RIIMPO318FConduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
RIIMPO319EConduct backhoe/loader operations
RIIMPO320FConduct civil construction excavator operations
RIIMPO321FConduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
RIIMPO323EConduct civil construction dozer operations
RIIMPO324FConduct civil construction grader operations
RIIMPO325EConduct civil construction scraper operations
Group B Units
Unit CodeUnit Name
RIIHAN311FConduct operations with integrated tool carrier
RIIMPO317FConduct roller operations
RIIMPO326EConduct water vehicle operations
RIIMPO337EConduct articulated haul truck operations
RIIVEH304DConduct tip truck operations
Group C Units
Unit CodeUnit Name
RIICCM210DInstall trench support
RIICCM211DErect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates
RIICRC201DRepair potholes
RIICRC208DLay pipes
RIIHAN301EOperate elevating work platform
RIIHAN308FLoad and unload plant
RIIRIS201DConduct local risk control
RIIWHS202DEnter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS204DWork safely at heights
RIIWHS205DControl traffic with stop slow bat
TLILIC0005Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
You can choose up to one (1) imported unit – some suggestions
Unit CodeUnit Name
AHCMOM213Operate and maintain chainsaws
RIIRIS301EApply risk management processes
RIIWHS302EImplement traffic management plans

Learners must be able to have regular and consistent on-the-job access to the tasks of the units selected.

Other electives may be offered, in accordance with the packaging rules. Please discuss with a Civil Train representative if you would like to discuss electives not identified on this course information brochure.

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in civil construction plant, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Course Duration

This program is offered as a 24 month (WA) or 36 month (SA) Contract of Training. Formal training may be completed in a shorter amount of time.

Entry Requirements

  • Civil Train will conduct a Foundation Skills entry assessment at a level required to successfully complete the qualification and work in the industry at the level required for this qualification. Potential clients who are identified as not meeting course entry requirements will be assisted with referral to appropriate support services.
  • In general, participants will need to be physically fit due to the nature of the work.
  • Civil Train will conduct a suitability interview prior to enrolment
  • Entrants will be required to be employed in the civil construction industry
  • Entrants will be required to have a White Card prior to starting training on the qualification

Delivery & Assessment

There are theory and practical training and assessment components to the course.

Skills will be trained and assessed through a mixture of off-the-job and on-the-job training and assessment.

You may be able to seek recognition for your previous studies or experience. Civil Train offers Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) and Credit Transfer (CT) for this qualification.

Credit Transfer

Credit transfer involves assessing a previously completed course or subject to see if it provides equivalent learning or competency outcomes to those required within the current course of study.

RPL & RCC

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) provides students with an opportunity to have their current skills and competencies recognised.
These skills and competencies may relate to units that they are about to commence and as a result may exempt them from studying these units.

Fees Breakdown

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Please refer to our Fees and Refunds Policy for terms and conditions.

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