Target Groups

• This Course is aimed at disadvantaged participants seeking to gain employment in the Civil Construction Industry sector.
• The participant cohort may include participants who have had negative experiences in mainstream Education and may be delivered to a very wide range of people including:
o People with low level employability skills
o Indigenous people
o Unemployed
o People with Disabilities
o People from culturally diverse backgrounds
Members of other disadvantaged groups


Classes are conducted over a flexible twenty four week program.

Times: 8.30am – 4.30pm

Course Ratio: Minimum 10 participants.

Course Objectives

Successful completion of 19 Units of Competency.

  • Consisting of:
  • Fourteen core Units
  • Five Elective units draw from Plant Operations Elective list.

Choice of up to three plant tickets, selecting from:

  • Skidsteer
  • Wheeled Front end loader
  • Excavator
  • Loader/ Backhoe.


On successful completion of the course Participants will be awarded:



Mandatory Units

  • 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
  • RIIOHS201D Work safely and follow OH&S policies and procedures
  • 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
  • RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site

Group A Electives

  • RIIMPO318E Conduct civil construction Skid Steer Loader operations
  • RIIMPO319D Conduct Backhoe / Loader operations
  • RIIMPO321E Conduct civil construction Wheeled Front End Loader operations
  • RIIMPO320E Conduct civil construction Excavator operations
  • RIIMPO323D Conduct civil construction Dozer operations*
  • RIIMPO324E Conduct civil construction Grader operations*
  • RIIMPO325D Conduct civil construction Scraper operations*
  • RIIMPO326D Conduct civil construction Water Cart operations*

* Training and assessment on the above competencies is conducted on site on companies own plant and equipment


  • RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
  • RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces
  • RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
  • RIIHAN308E Load and unload plant
  • RIICRC201D Repair potholes
  • RIICCM211D Erect and dismantle temporary fences and gates
  • RIICCM209D Carry out concrete work
  • RIIQUA201D Maintain & monitor site quality standards
  • RIICRC208D Lay pipes
  • RIIWHS205D Control traffic using Stop / Slow Bat
  • RIIWHS302D Implement Traffic Management Plan
  • CPCCWHS1001 Construction Induction Card

Course Pricing

Full Fee: $3,900.00

VTG: $315.00

VTG Concession: $163.08

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