Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations


This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working with 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 Overview

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

Total number of units = 19

Core Units = 14
Elective Units = 5

RIIBEF201D – Plan and organise work
RIICCM201D – Carry out measurements and calculations
RIICCM202D – Identify, locate and protect underground services
RIICCM203D – Read and interpret plans and specifications
RIICCM205E – Carry out manual excavation
RIICCM206D – Support plant operations
RIICCM207D – Spread and compact materials manually
RIICCM208D – Carry out basic levelling
RIICOM201D – Communicate in the workplace
RIISAM201D – Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of non toxic materials
RIISAM203D – Use hand and power tools
RIISAM204D – Operate small plant and equipment
RIIWHS201D – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIIWMG203D – Drain and dewater civil construction site