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RII30915 – Certificate III in Civil Construction

Course Summary:

The qualification applies to specialist occupations in Bituminous Surfacing Bridge Construction and Maintenance, Pipe Laying, Road Construction and Maintenance, Road Marking, Tunnel Construction, Timber Bridge Construction and Maintenance and Civil Construction general occupations. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Career Outcomes:

  • Road Worker



Class Delivery



Part time

Full time

Part time

Full time





30 months

Delivery Method:            

  • Workplace / Flexible Delivery

How to Apply:                     

  • By phone:
    • Skillinvest Metro – 1300 135 008
    • Skillinvest Regional – 1300 308 620

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no prerequisites for this qualification

Fees and Charges:

  • Refer to the Fees & Charges link on the Skillinvest website (

Qualification Requirements:

  • To meet the packaging rules and attain the qualification, a total of 25 units must be completed.

Core Units:

  • RIIBEF201D Plan and Organise Work
  • RIICCM201D Carry Out Measurements and Calculations
  • RIICCM203D Read and Interpret Plans and Specifications
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the Workplace
  • RIIWHS201D Work Safely and Follow WHS Policies and Procedures
  • RIISAM203D Use Hand and Power Tools
  • RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment

Elective Units (Bituminous Surfacing):

  • RIICBS202D Hand Spread Asphalt
  • RIICCM207D Spread and Compact Materials
  • RIICBS203D Safely Handle Bituminous Materials
  • RIICBS207D Take Samples of Materials Used in Road Surfacing
  • RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan
  • RIIIMG301D Maintain Site Records
  • RIISAM201D Handle Resources and Infrastructure Materials and Safely Dispose of Non Toxic Materials

Elective Units (Road Construction and Maintenance):

  • RIICCM202D Identify, Locate and Protect Underground Services
  • RIICCM205D Carry Out Manual Excavation
  • RIICCM206D Support Plant Operations
  • RIICCM207D Spread and Compact Materials Manually
  • RIICCM208D Carry Out Basic Levelling
  • RIICRC201D Repair Potholes
  • RIIHAN308D Load and Unload Plant
  • RIIMPO318D Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations
  • RIISAM201D Handle Resources and Infrastructure Materials and Safely Dispose of Non Toxic Materials
  • RIIWMG203D Drain and Dewater Civil Construction Site
  • RIICR301D Maintain Drainage Systems
  • RIICRC307D Conduct Road Pavement Construction
  • RIICCM209D Carry Out Concrete Work
  • RIICRC202D Install Signs
  • RIICRC204D Install and Maintain Roadside Fixtures
  • RIIWHS205D Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat
  • RIIHAN307D Operate a Vehicle Loading Crane
  • RIIRTM301D Operate a Truck or Trailer Mounted Attenuator
  • TLILIC201 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
  • FWPCOT2239 Trim and Cut Felled Trees

Plant Operations Units:

  • RIIMPO319D Conduct Backhoe/Loader Operations
  • RIIMPO320E Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations
  • RIIMPO321E Conduct Civil Construction Wheeled Front End Loader Operations
  • RIIMPO317E Conduct Roller Operation