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Code:
RII30815
Course Type:
Accredited Course; Free TAFE; JobTrainer
Study Mode:
On Campus
Duration:
25 weeks
Starting Date:
2022
Location:
Yallourn
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Course Overview

The civil construction industry is set to boom in the coming years, and you could be a part of it!

Get your Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations to become a trade-qualified and skilled operator within the civil construction sector as you master skills in state-of-the-art equipment to complete crucial tasks in your workplace.

You’ll learn to apply a broad range of skills to different work situations, using your judgement to make informed decisions, and work on an endless list of projects including subdivisions, bridgeworks, railways, sewer systems, harbours, and so much more.

Taught over a six-month period, you’ll work very closely with our expert teachers who will guide and support your learning as you become confident in your skills. Being such an immersive and hands-on course, you’ll definitely feel prepared to enter the workforce when you’re finished!

And entering the workforce could mean working in roles such as bridge works, on subdivisions, railways, harbours, sewerage and drainage, electrical infrastructure, pipeline and recreation works, and so many more!

It will also mean gaining experience with a range of equipment including excavators, front end loaders, rollers and other civil construction machinery.

You can choose to take your studies further by completing a Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision, a Diploma Engineering Technology (Civil), an Advanced Diploma Engineering Technology (Civil), or a Bachelor Civil Engineering (not offered at TAFE Gippsland).

All these courses are designed to increase your employment opportunities and help you gain even more skills while you work in an industry you love.

Set yourself up for further study or a thriving career in civil construction with the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations, because there has never been a better time to take control of your future.

ATTENTION: As much as we’d love to offer more, we can only offer one Free TAFE course per person. If you’ve already enrolled and commenced, or enrolled but didn’t complete a Free TAFE course at any Victorian TAFE in the past you will NOT be eligible for another and will need to pay tuition and materials fees when you enrol. Reach out to us if you think this is you.

Times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8.30am - 4.00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations.

Career Opportunities

Job roles could include working on subdivisions, bridge works, railways, harbours, sewerage and drainage, electrical infrastructure, and pipeline and recreation works.

Develop experience with a range of equipment such as excavators, front end loaders, rollers and other civil construction machinery.

Opportunities for Further Study

  • Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision (Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)
  • Diploma Engineering Technology (Civil) (Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)
  • Advanced Diploma Engineering Technology (Civil) (Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)
  • Bachelor Civil Engineering (Not on offer at TAFE Gippsland)

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Recommended entry requirements

  • An interest in the Civil Construction industry. In order to be able to complete the learning and assessment required in a certificate III qualification, participants need to have adequate level skill levels in language, literacy and numeracy.

Limitations to entry

  • In order to be able to complete the learning and assessment required in a certificate III qualification, participants need to have adequate level skill levels in language, literacy and numeracy. All applicants will be required to undertake an interview with the course facilitators.

Pre-requisites

Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable

Fees

Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information

N/A

Placement

Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Course units
RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations
RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
RIIWMG203D Drain And Dewater Civil Construction Site
RIIWHS201D Work Safely And Follow WHS Policies And Procedures
RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant And Equipment
RIISAM203D Use Hand And Power Tools
RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
RIICOM201D Communicate In The Workplace
RIICCM207D Spread And Compact Materials Manually
RIICCM206D Support Plant Operations
RIICCM205E Carry Out Manual Excavation
RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and job specifications
RIICCM202D Identify, Locate And Protect Underground Services
RIICCM201D Carry Out Measurements And Calculations
RIIBEF201D Plan And Organise Work
RIICCM208D Carry Out Basic Levelling
CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations

Assessment

Not Applicable