If you are interested in a hands-on career that will make a positive impact on people’s lives, civil construction might be a good fit for you. A career in civil construction covers a broad range of tasks related to planning, creating and maintaining public infrastructure to help make the public’s lives easier. Your work may involve operating specialised equipment and applying a wide range of skills in diverse working environments.
Every year, billions of dollars are poured into infrastructure projects to improve our cities and towns. This means there are endless opportunities for jobs in the civil construction industry across Western Australia and further abroad.
Keen to join one of WA’s biggest industries? It all starts here! We offer a number of civil construction courses with practical, hands-on training that will set you up for success.
Earthmoving Plant Operators
Civil Engineering Professionals
Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators
Structural Steel Construction Workers
Paving and Surfacing Layers
Other Mobile Plant Operators
Civil Construction Courses
Basic Welding Skill Set
Learn welding basics
This short course will introduce you to welding, as well as safety and workshop requirements and procedures. Learn how to handle and familiarise yourself with welding equipment over eight 3-hour sessions, without the stress of applying for a whole trade.
Safety wear requirements
Students are required to wear personal protective clothing at all times, including:
- Steel capped safety boots
- Clear safety glasses
- Protective clothing suitable to hot works (long pants, cotton long-sleeved shirt).
Certificate II in Civil Construction
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.
Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
Dig in and build a big future today.The Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations will set you up with the skills you need to work as an operator within the civil construction industry.
Working with big machines will be your everyday reality with a career in Civil Construction.
A career as an operator in the Civil construction industry provides a diverse working environment where no two days are the same. You’ll be required to apply a broad range of skills, and provide theoretical advice and support to a team. As a qualified operator the job opportunities are endless, particularly in the construction and mining industry.
This qualification includes a White Card ticket and WA Main Roads Department accreditation certificate for Basic Worksite Traffic Management & Traffic Control (optional).
As part of your training you will learn how to:
- Carry out measurements and calculations
- Identify, locate and protect underground services
- Carry out manual excavation
- Use hand and power tools
- Operate small plant and equipment
- Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
- Conduct civil construction excavator operations
- Conduct roller operations
- Implement traffic management plan
- Control traffic with stop-slow bat
- Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (White Card)
- Drain and dewater civil construction site and more!
Half price fees apply!
Certificate II in Construction Pathways
Step into the world of construction
Kick start your career in construction with this course as a pathway to the primary trades in the construction industry, with the exception of plumbing. Trade outcomes are predominantly achieved through an Australian Apprenticeship and this qualification allows for inclusion of skills suited for entry to off-site occupations, such as joinery as well as carpentry, bricklaying and other occupations in general construction.
This qualification is designed to introduce learners to the recognised trade callings in the construction industry and provide meaningful credit in a construction industry Australian Apprenticeship.
Infrastructure Ready Skill Set
Start a rewarding and challenging career in the civil construction industryPrepare yourself for entry level roles for infrastructure projects.
Gain the skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in the civil construction industry.
It is an exciting time for the construction industry with many infrastructure projects underway in Western Australia. This course is suitable for those looking to start a career or wanting to re-skill to improve employment opportunities. You will learn how to work safely in the civil construction industry, communicate effectively on work sites and how to plan work in relation to infrastructure activities.
Certificate II in Resources and Infrastructure Work Preparation
This qualification reflects the roles of individuals working in the resources and infrastructure industries who perform mainly routine tasks and procedures, using limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge, and taking some responsibility for the quality of the work outcomes.
White Card Skill Set
Compliance has never been simpler.Upon completion of this skill set, individuals will receive their White Card, along with skills and knowledge to keep themselves and others safe on-site.
Enter and work on a construction site.
During this 1-day course you will gain the basic knowledge to safely enter and work on a construction site and includes hazard identification and prevention of workplace accidents and injuries. Under Work Health and Safety Legislation you must have a White Card to enter a construction site.
Topics covered include:
- Health and safety requirements
- Construction hazards and control measures
- Health and safety communication and reporting process
- Incident and emergency response procedures