Certificate III Civil Construction (Road Construction and Maintenance)

AQTRAINING’S delivery of the RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction Pipelaying Stream comprises the following Core and elective selections. AQTRAINING may be able to offer other electives based on negotiation, on the trainer and local resources available at the time. The following selection meets the Packaging Rules of the training package.


RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work

RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations

RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and job specifications

RIICOM201D Read and interpret plans and job specifications

RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools

RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

RIICCM202D  Identify, locate and protect underground services

RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation

RIICCM206D Support plant operations

RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manuall

RIICCM208D Carry out basic levelling

RIICCM209D  Carry out concrete work

RIICCM210D Install trench support

RIICCM211D Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates

RIICRC201D Repair potholes

RIICRC203D Install sub-soil drainage

RIICRC208D Lay pipes

RIICRC301D Maintain drainage systems

RIICRC302D Place and form concrete kerb, channel and fixture

RIICRC306D Conduct earthworks

RIICRC307D Conduct road pavement construction

RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safety dispose of nontoxic materials

RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan

RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site

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On successful completion of these courses, students will have acquired the skills and knowledge to operate.  Successful completion of the course meets requirements for National Competency.


Who should attend:
Existing licensed operators
Existing unlicensed operators
People wanting to become licensed operators
Course duration

  • from 6 months


Course location

  • e.g. at your workplace or at another agreed location

Entry requirements

  • There are no specific entry requirements although students need to have English language skills that allow them to work safely with the machine and to understand the manuals, procedures, forms and other communications required in workplaces every day.

Pre requisites

  • There are no pre requisites for this course.


Training Delivery

  • For students with considerable practical experience who wish to have their knowledge and skills recognised, supervised training may not be necessary.  Knowledge and practical tests supported by documentary evidence (logbook) may be used to move to the assessment phase.


  • The assessment methods will include:

  • Practical observation

  • Knowledge questions

  • Assessment activities will take place in the workplace or in simulated activities at the RTO/other suitable premises.


Outcome and qualification

  • Successful students will be issued a Certificate of completion reflecting the unit of competency for which they have been deemed competent.


  • Fee for service  $9,970.00

  • User choice funding ( apprenticeship/traineeship )student contribution $1440.00 Concession holder  $550.00
  • Within 12 months of completing Year 12 students and under 21 are exempt from contribution fee's

Conditions apply