Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Course Description

Accelerate your knowledge and career in civil construction and plant operations with DGT’s real world course.

This course will teach you:

  • Time and project management skill development
  • Metric and calculation skills
  • In-depth studies of plant operations
  • Underground services studies
  • Interpretations of plans and specifications

Career Opportunities

This course is suitable for those who are employed in quarrying, plant operation, civil construction, earthmoving, or general operations.

Core Units

Course Requirements

To successfully achieve this qualification, learners must demonstrate competency in a total of nineteen units of competency, which is made up of fourteen core units and five elective units.

There are three groups of elective units to choose from.

  • RIIBEF201D
    Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM201D
    Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICCM202D
    Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • RIICCM203D
    Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • RIICCM205E
    Carry out manual excavation
  • RIICCM206D
    Support plant operations
  • RIICCM207D
    Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIICCM208D
    Carry out basic levelling
  • RIICOM201D
    Communicate in the workplace
  • RIISAM201D
    Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of non toxic materials
  • RIISAM203D
    Use hand and power tools
  • RIISAM204D
    Operate small plant and equipment
  • RIIWHS201D
    Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIIWMG203D
    Drain and dewater civil construction site

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Elective Units

  • RIIMPO318F
    Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • RIIMPO319E
    Conduct Backhoe/Loader Operations
  • RIIMPO320F
    Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations
  • RIIMPO321F
    Conduct Civil Construction Wheeled Front End Loader Operations
  • RIIMPO322E
    Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operations
  • RIIMPO323E
    Conduct civil construction dozer operations
  • RIIMPO324F
    Conduct civil construction grader operations
  • RIIMPO325E
    Conduct civil construction scraper operations
  • RIIHAN309F
    Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
  • RIIHAN311F
    Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier
  • RIIMPO315E
    Conduct tractor operations
  • RIIMPO316E
    Conduct self-propelled compactor operations
  • RIIMPO317F
    Conduct Roller Operations
  • RIIMPO326E
    Conduct water vehicle operations
  • RIIMPO337E
    Conduct articulated haul truck operations
  • RIIMPO338E
    Conduct rigid haul truck operations
  • BSBDIV301
    Work effectively with diversity
  • CPCCLDG3001A
    Licence to perform dogging
  • HLTAID003
    Provide First Aid
  • RIICCM210D
    Install trench support
  • RIIHAN301E
    Operate elevating work platform
  • RIIHAN308F
    Load and unload plant
  • RIIRIS201D
    Conduct local risk control
  • RIIWHS202D
    Enter and work in confined spaces
  • RIIWHS204D
    Work Safely at Heights
  • RIIWHS205D
    Control Traffic with Stop-Slow Bat
  • TLILIC0005
    Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)

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Course Delivery

  • Combination of practical and theoretical learning and assessment.

Program Length

  • Three years full-time and six years part-time.

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