RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction


This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in Civil construction, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgment and relevant theoretical knowledge.



The qualification applies to specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing, bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, tunnel construction, timber bridge construction and maintenance, civil construction general and traffic management occupations. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.


Course content

The following provides the packaging rules for this qualification, followed by the list of relevant units of competency.

There are no prerequisites to imported units listed in this qualification.

The qualification has core and elective units of competency that cover the skills for the following eight (8) specialist and one (1) general Civil construction streams:

Stream 1 – Bituminous Surfacing

Stream 2 – Bridge Construction and Maintenance

Stream 3 – Pipe Laying

Stream 4 – Road Construction and Maintenance

Stream 5 – Road Marking

Stream 6 – Tunnel Construction

Stream 7 – Timber Bridge Construction and Maintenance

Stream 8 – Traffic Management

Stream 9 – Civil Construction General

The requirements for each stream include a total number of 25 units

7 core units plus 18 specialist elective units relevant to the chosen stream


Core units of competency

Unit code

Unit title


Plan and organise work


Carry out measurements and calculations


Read and interpret plans and specifications


Communicate in the workplace


Use hand and power tools


Operate small plant and equipment


Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures


For further information on each specialist stream



Cost and enrolment

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