RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction

Training that takes you places. 

Our industry specific training course will help you accelerate your knowledge and possibly your career within Civil Construction. 

The qualification offered by DGT has core and elective units of competency that cover the skills for the Civil construction stream 4 – Road Construction and Maintenance.

The Training Team at DGT will provide theoretical and practical training, assessments and advice whilst supporting the host employer’s team to ensure the training requirements are met and the trainee achieves the outcomes in the elected fields of training in the agreed timeframe.

DGT have a team of highly skilled and qualified industry professionals ready and waiting to take you to the next level in your Civil Construction career. 

This training course will teach you how to:
  • Apply theoretical knowledge, judgment, discretion and a range of skills to a varied work context within the civil sector.


Relevant Career Pathways

This course is specific for employees within the Civil Construction industy and may assist with careers as;

  • Utilities Industry Worker (Transmission Laying)
  • Tunnel Constructor
  • Road Builder
  • Road Marker
  • Bridge Constructor
  • Leading Hand (Civil Construction)
  • Timber Bridge Constructor
  • Road Paver
  • Site Maintenance Construction Worker

Course Requirements

Requirements: Workplace meets Employer Resource Assessment requirements.

Participants are ideally to be employed within the Civil Construction industry. 

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

The qualification offered by DGT has core and elective units of competency that cover the skills for the Civil construction stream 4 – Road Construction and Maintenance.

The core and elective unit requirements of one (1) stream must be met for this qualification to be awarded.

All elective units selected for this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

There are both licensed and non-licensed units of competency relating to high risk work in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. To be appointed under any statutory requirements in related roles, units of competency should be selected to meet the state/territory licensing requirements.

There are prerequisites to imported units listed in this qualification. Where a unit is imported as an elective care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified are complied with.

Course Units

This training course comprises of completing 7 core units and 18 elective units. 

Core Units
  • RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations 
  • RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and specifications 
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace 
  • RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
  • RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and
  • procedures
Elective Units

Stream 4 Road Construction and Maintenance

Choose 9 units from Group J electives as below;

  • RIICCM202D Identify, locate and protect underground services 
  • RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation 
  • RIICCM206D Support plant operations
  • RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIICCM208D Carry out basic levelling
  • RIICRC201D Repair potholes
  • RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
  • RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan
  • RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site

Choose 2 units from Group K electives as below;

  • RIICRC304D Maintain sealed roads Elective
  • RIICRC306D Conduct earthworks Elective
  • RIICRC307D Conduct road pavement construction Elective

Choose 7 units from Group L electives as below;

  • RIICBS202D Hand spread asphalt
  • RIICCM209D Carry out concrete work
  • RIICCM210D Install trench support
  • RIICCM211D Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates
  • RIICRC202D Install signs
  • RIICRC203D Install sub-soil drainage
  • RIICRC204D Install and maintain roadside fixtures
  • RIICRC208D Lay pipes
  • RIIHAN201D Operate a forklift
  • RIIIMG301D Maintain site records
  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control

Further General Stream Elective Selection

  • RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces 
  • RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights 
  • RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat 
  • TLILIC2001A Licence to operate a forklift truck 


Reissue of certificates will incur a cost of $30

Course Details


Consists of practical on the job learning and assessment paired with classroom training with DGT.


Full time: 3 years

Part time: 6 Years


The course can be delivered with flexibility anywhere throughout South West Queensland. 

Classroom learning will be at DGT's Training Centre, unless more appropriate facilities for distance reasons are sourced near the employer. 

To get started, ask your employers to contact DGT to get the process of enrolment started. 

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RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction

This course is available to start anytime pending requirements are met.
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