RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

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RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Certificate Course

26 weeks+


Hallam, Bendigo, Sale

Training Program Details

Program objectives:

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working with civil construction plant, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

This program is suited to:

  • People wishing to gain skills to support entry into the Resources and Infrastructure Industry
  • Job seekers
  • Long term unemployed
  • People wishing to obtain competency statements that will enable them to operate in the civil construction industry.

This course prepares you to work in job roles such as:

  • Backhoe operator
  • Construction worker (plant operations)
  • Earthmover
  • Excavator operator
  • Front-end loader operator
  • Loader operator
  • Mobile plant operator
  • Pipe layer
  • Skid steer operator

The entry requirements for this program are:

Applicants must demonstrate the basic language, literacy and numeracy required at this level. A LLN assessment is conducted at pre-enrolment to assess if you require support in this regard.

The competency assessment will be:

  • Demonstration of knowledge through written answers and projects.
  • Demonstration of workplace skills and knowledge through practical placement based around workplace activities in a simulated environment.

Delivery Mode:

Blended delivery consisting of online, face to face, and practical simulations.


RII30820 – Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations


As per the course calendar


Moe, Sale, Bairnsdale, Dandenong, Bendigo


26 weeks (2 days per week) to 52 weeks depending on the individual learner

Course Fee: 

$5, 200.00 Fee for Service

Other Charges
Re-issue Certificate / SOA $50.00


Courses commence after Jan 1st 2017 at TDT are no longer funded by Victorian government (Victorian Training Guarantee). Students are required to pay full fee.

Study Pathways:

This program offers pathways into Certificate IV in Civil Construction (Operations, Supervision and Design)


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Units of Competency
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations
RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work
RIISAM201E Handle resources & infrastructure materials & safely dispose of nontoxic materials
RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and specifications
RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services
RIICCM206E Support plant operations
RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools
RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation
RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling
RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment
RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually
RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction site
RIIHAN308F Load and unload plant
RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled Front End Loader operations
RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction Skid Steer operations
RIIMPO319F Conduct civil construction Backhoe Loader operations
RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction Excavator operations

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