Units of competency offered by AQTRAINING to complete the qualification


RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work

RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations

RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and job specifications

RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace

RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools

RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedure

RIICCM202D Identify, locate and protect underground services

RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation

RIICCM206D Support plant operations

RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manually

RIICCM208D Carry out basic levellin

RIICCM210D Install trench support

RIICPL301D Install water mains pipelines

RIICPL302D Install stormwater systems

RIICPL303D Install sewer pipeline

RIICPL304D  Install pre-cast gully pits

RIICPL305D Install pre-cast access chambers

RIICCM209D Carryout concrete work

RIICRC208D Lay pipe

RIIHAN2508D Perform dogging

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

RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan

RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site

RIIWS202D Enter confined spaces

RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction pipe laying


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  $12,490.00

  • 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