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RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

National ID RII30820 State ID BGL4

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.

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This course is half price for everyone (excl. school students) as part of the Lower Fees, Local Skills initiative. Fees are also capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more here.

^ You’ll pay half price course fees on Lower fees, Local Skills qualifications, however please note other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

CampusesTechnology Park (Geraldton).

When Semester 1, 2024. Semester 2, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

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 will 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!

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 12 Weeks
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Technology Park (Geraldton)
How Classroom Combined AE388

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete twenty (20) units of competence, comprising fifteen (15) core and five (5) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side.

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work $25.92 $7.68 $0.00
RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations $25.92 $7.68 $0.00
RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services $38.88 $11.52 $0.56
RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications $51.84 $15.36 $0.56
RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation $12.96 $3.84 $0.56
RIICCM206E Support plant operations $12.96 $3.84 $0.56
RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually $19.44 $5.76 $0.56
RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling $12.96 $3.84 $0.56
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace $32.40 $9.60 $0.00
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes $48.60 $14.40 $9.02
RIISAM201E Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials $25.92 $7.68 $0.56
RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools $97.20 $28.80 $18.70
RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment $48.60 $14.40 $0.00
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures $48.60 $14.40 $0.00
RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction sites $19.44 $5.76 $0.56

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
$9.72 $2.88 $0.00
Conduct roller operations
$32.40 $9.60 $2.69
Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
$110.16 $32.64 $9.02
Conduct civil construction excavator operations
$259.20 $76.80 $24.75
Conduct water vehicle operations
$51.84 $15.36 $0.56

Option

Unit Selection - Optional Extra

Students can choose the optional elective units as listed below however these are not essential for successful completion of the qualification.

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Construct and dismantle fences and gates
$56.70 $16.80 $1.56
Lay pipes
$51.84 $15.36 $0.56
Conduct tractor operations
$84.24 $24.96 $0.56
Conduct backhoe/loader operations
$81.00 $24.00 $0.56
Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
$64.80 $19.20 $9.02

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

Semester 2, 2024

Details

Duration 12 Weeks
When Semester 2, 2024
Where Technology Park (Geraldton)
How Classroom Combined AE388

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete twenty (20) units of competence, comprising fifteen (15) core and five (5) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side.

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work $25.92 $7.68 $0.00
RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations $25.92 $7.68 $0.00
RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services $38.88 $11.52 $0.56
RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications $51.84 $15.36 $0.56
RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation $12.96 $3.84 $0.56
RIICCM206E Support plant operations $12.96 $3.84 $0.56
RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually $19.44 $5.76 $0.56
RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling $12.96 $3.84 $0.56
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace $32.40 $9.60 $0.00
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes $48.60 $14.40 $9.02
RIISAM201E Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials $25.92 $7.68 $0.56
RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools $97.20 $28.80 $18.70
RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment $48.60 $14.40 $0.00
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures $48.60 $14.40 $0.00
RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction sites $19.44 $5.76 $0.56

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
$9.72 $2.88 $0.00
Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
$110.16 $32.64 $9.02
Conduct civil construction excavator operations
$259.20 $76.80 $24.75
Control traffic with stop-slow bat
$6.48 $1.92 $1.56
Implement traffic management plans
$25.92 $7.68 $7.93

Unit Selection - Optional Extra

Students can choose the optional elective units as listed below however these are not essential for successful completion of the qualification.

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Construct and dismantle fences and gates
$56.70 $16.80 $1.56
Lay pipes
$51.84 $15.36 $0.56
Conduct roller operations
$32.40 $9.60 $2.69

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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