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RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

National ID: RII30820 State ID: BGL4
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Work on some of the State’s biggest machinery and construction projects. 

The Northwest region of WA is a hive of activity for civil construction and mining workers, and this is your chance to join a thriving industry. Throughout this course, you will work with dozers, trucks and other plant to build new roads and bridges and key buildings within the region. 

As part of this qualification, you will learn how to plan and organise specific work projects following worksite health and safety regulations. You will learn how to read and interpret plans and specifications, work at heights, operate a skid steer, excavator, front end loader and small plant and equipment. You will gain practical skills in hand and power tool operation and preparing, excavating, maintaining and disposing of waste on civil construction sites. 

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Planning, communicating and organising work 
  • Reading and interpreting plans and specifications 
  • First Aid, worksite health and safety, hazard identification and risk management 
  • Working at heights 
  • Operating a skid steer, excavator and front end loader 
  • Using hand and power tools 
  • Preparing, excavating and maintaining civil construction sites 
  • Resource and infrastructure management 
  • You have an employer and seek to become a plant/machine operator through an apprenticeship 
  • You are an experienced machine operator who requires updating of skills and possible recognition of current competencies
Half-price

This course is part of the Skills Ready initiative, allowing you to pay just half of the standard course fees for training from now until 2025! In addition, eligible students will have their course fees capped at just $400 per year. Please note that additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Skills Ready page for more information.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.

RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work
RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations
RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services
RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications
RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation
RIICCM206E Support plant operations
RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually
RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling
RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
RIISAM201E Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools
RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment
RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction sites
RIIHAN308F Load and unload plant
RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations
RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

This qualification prepares you for roles such as: 

  • Plant and machine operator 
  • Construction worker 
  • Mobile plant operator 

Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab)

External Certificate IV or Diploma level civil construction qualifications.

Apprenticeship

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$1014.12

$683.30

$1697.42

Concession

$300.48

$683.30

$983.78

 

On Campus

 

Tuition fee*

Resource fee

Total fee

General

$1014.12

$683.30

$1697.42

Concession

$300.48

$683.30

$983.78

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Details
Duration 3 years
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Wyndham Campus
Course fee $1,697.42
Details
Duration 3 years
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Wyndham Campus
Course fee $1,697.42

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