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 twenty units of competency, which is made up of fifteen core units and five elective units.

  • RIIBEF201E
    Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM201E
    Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICCM202E
    Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • 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
  • RIICCM203E
    Read and interpret plans and job specifications

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Elective Units

  • RIIMPO317F
    Conduct Roller Operations
  • RIIMPO318F
    Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • RIIMPO320F
    Conduct Civil Construction Excavator Operations
  • RIIMPO323E
    Conduct civil construction dozer operations
  • RIIHAN308F
    Load and unload plant

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Course Delivery

  • Combination of practical and theoretical learning and assessment. See full list of elective options here.

Program Length

  • Have your existing skills recognised or complete this course as a traineeship on the job. Three years full-time and six years part-time.

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