RII30815 – Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Course Description

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. 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.

Units of Competency

Successful completion of nineteen (19) units of competency made up of:

14 core units plus

5 elective units, of which:

  • 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) may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

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) may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

Units of Competency delivered

  • RIIBEF201D – Plan and organise work
  • VARGEN001 – Generic plan and prepare, clean up
  • 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
  • RIIWHS201D – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • 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
  • RIIWMG203D – Drain and dewater civil construction site
  • RIIMPO318F – Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • RIIMPO319E – Conduct backhoe/loader operations
  • RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations
  • RIIMPO323E – Conduct civil construction dozer operations
  • RIIMPO324F – Conduct civil construction grader operations
  • HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
  • RIIWHS202D – Enter and work in confined spaces
  • RIIWHS204D – Work safely at heights

Duration

This course is delivered over approximately 18-24 months, allowing for application of learnings within the workplace in between structured sessions.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification. Students are expected to be already working in a site-based role.

Course Outcome and Pathways

Successful graduates will receive a Certificate of Award and Transcript for this qualification. Students who do not complete the full qualification can exit with a Statement of Attainment for successfully completed units of competency.

After achievement of this qualification, graduates may wish to undertake RII40715 – Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision.

National Recognition

Everyone is entitled to an opportunity to have their previous skills and knowledge recognised in order to gain formal qualifications and reduce duplication of training and/or assessment activity (and sometimes cost). Students are encouraged to apply at program commencement. Please refer to the Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) information in our Student Handbook for further information.

Training and Assessment

Kevesther delivers its training programs onsite at clients’ workplaces (or alternatively at Kevesther’s own training facilities) through face-to-face training, coaching and assessment activity (assessment includes knowledge questions and practical demonstration). Wherever possible, we utilise our client’s own company documentation and worksite-specific construction plans, etc. for more effective transfer of learning relevant to individual workplaces. Kevesther’s trainers and assessors work with our clients in a team-approach to ensure each student is given every opportunity to successfully complete their programs.