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Advance your career in civil design. Acquire skills in civil detail drafting and the underpinning skills associated with civil design, such as engineering mathematics, statics and strength of materials. Learn about project and risk management, preparing detailed designs of concrete, timer and steel stuctures, managing information or knowledge based systems and applying basic engineering principles and concepts. Civil construction includes specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing bridge construction, pipe laying, road construction, road marking, tunnel construction, timber bridge construction, and other civil construction general occupations.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
RII20715 AZF8 Civil Construction Certificate II Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Wyndham Campus
Civil construction, plant and machine operation, cert 2 civil, cert 2 civil construction

Build a big future in the civil construction and mining industry.

The Certificate II in Civil Construction is an entry-level course, giving participants a taste of the civil construction and mining industry. 

Participants will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Undertake manual excavation
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Operate small plant equipment
  • Meet OH&S requirements

Successful completion of this course will enable participants to enter the workforce with skills acquired to work safely to industry standards.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

RII30815 AZG2 Civil Construction Plant Operations Certificate III Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Mixed mode
On the job/on location
Online learning – flexible/self-paced
Part-time
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Kununurra Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Wyndham Campus
Civil construction, cert 3 civil, cert 3 civil construction, machine operation, machine operator

Build a big future in the civil construction and mining industry.

The Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations provides participants with the skills to work as an operator within the civil construction industry.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Read and interpret plans
  • Undertake manual excavation
  • Support plant operations
  • Handle resources and infrastructure materials safely
  • Operate small equipment
  • Use hand and power tools

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

IAD46 Roller Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus

Gain the skills and knowledge required to conduct roller operations within the civil construction industry.

This course covers:

  • Planning and preparing for roller operations 
  • Per-start checks
  • Risk assessments 
  • Duty of care
  • Preparing to relocate a roller
  • Machine operator maintenance
  • Housekeeping activities

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to operate a roller within the civil construction and resources industries.

IAA19 Skid Steer Loader Operations Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus

Gain the skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction skidsteer loader operations within the civil construction industry.


Participants will learn how to:

  • Operate a Bobcat/skidsteer
  • Plan and prepare for skidsteer loader operations
  • Load, carry and place materials
  • Select, remove and fit attachments
  • Move the skidsteer safely between worksites
  • Undertake machine maintenance
  • Clear and maintain work area
IAD22 Tracked Front End Loader Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Kununurra Campus
Track Front End Loader, front end loader, loader, loader training

Learn how to operate a tracked front end loader safely and efficiently.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through:

  • Planning and preparation
  • Pre-start checks
  • Front end loader operations, including attaching, securing, lifting, carrying and placing materials
  • Machine relocation
  • Machine operator maintenance
  • Shutdown procedure

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to operate a track front end loader within the civil construction and resources industries.

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