RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

This course provides participants with the practical skills and knowledge required to work in the civil construction industry.  Upon completion you will be a skilled operator able to work on a civil construction plant.   People undertaking this course are taught a range of skills including infrastructure and building site preparation, environmental and safety requirements, operation of heavy machinery and equipment, installing pipework and drainage systems and spreading and compacting materials.

Traineeship Program
This course can be delivered as a Traineeship in Queensland only.


Fees, Delivery & Duration

Career Opportunites

Entry Requirements


RIIBEF201DPlan and organise work
RIICCM201DCarry out measurements and calculations
RIICCM202DIdentify, locate and protect underground services
 RIICCM203DRead and interpret plans and 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 non toxic 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
 RIIMPO318EConduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
 RIIMPO320EConduct civil construction excavator operations
 RIIMPO337DConduct articulated truck operations
 RIIVEH304D Conduct tip truck operations
 CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging*

All courses are subject to change and availability.
*Further steps apply to obtain the high risk licence for dogging. Refer to www.worksafe.qld.gov.au (fees apply)

Delivery Mode: Face to Face workshops & on site workplace based practical training and assessment
Duration: Up to 3 years full time, 6 years part time
Student Contribution Fee: $1,251.20
Exemptions can apply, contact us for your eligibility.
You can find our refund policy on www.sri.edu.au

  • Plant Operator
  • Mining and Quarrying personnel
  • Operational roles in surface operations
  • Dogger*
  • Must enter into an Apprenticeship Training Contract
  • Must be over 18 years of age to undertake the unit “Licence to perform dogging”
  • Must be proficient in the English language
    • Personalised support from qualified trainers and assessors
    • Face to Face interaction
    • Workplace visits

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