RII40715 – Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision

Course Description

This qualification reflects the role of employees working in supervisory positions in civil construction. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply management plans to the workplace.

Units of Competency

Units of Competency delivered

  • BSBMGT401 – Show leadership in the workplace
  • BSBMGT402 – Implement operation plan
  • BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • RIICWM401D – Supervise civil works
  • RIIRIS401D – Apply site risk management system
  • RIICPL401D – Apply the principles for the installation of underground service using open excavation
  • RIICSG401D – Apply the principles of civil concrete structures construction
  • RIIMPO402D – Apply the principles of earthworks construction
  • BSBMGT403 – Implement continuous improvement- Assessment
  • BSBLED401 – Develop teams and individuals
  • BSBSUS401 – Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • RIICOM301D – Communicate information


This course is delivered over approximately 12-18 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 supervisory 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 RII50415 – Diploma of Civil Construction Management.

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.