RII30815 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Earthmoving Training

It is important whilst operating any heavy machinery and equipment to be properly trained in its safe use.  AQ Training offer quality training and assessments for most earthmoving machinery including:
        Core units 14 and 5 elective units


        RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work

        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

        RIICCM298D Carry out basic levelling

        RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace

        RIIOHS201D Work safely and follow OHS 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

              and Choose 5 electives

  • RIIMP0318E - Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

  • RIIMP0321E - Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

  • RIIMP0319D - Conduct backhoe/loader operations

  • RIIMP0317E - Conduct roller operations

  • RIIMP0320E - Conduct civil construction excavator operations

  • RIIMP0323E - Conduct civil construction dozer operations

  • RIIMP0324E - Conduct civil construction grader operations

  • RIIPMO325E - Conduct civil construction scraper operations

  • RIIMP0322E- Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operations

  • RIIMP0337E - Conduct articulated haul truck operations

  • RIIWHS204E- Enter and work in a confined space

  • RIIWHS204E- Work safely at heights


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 Statement of Attainment reflecting the unit of competency for which they have been deemed competent.


  • Fee for service  $9970.00

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

Conditions apply

Machines on the job