Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations (RII30820)

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Job Outcome: Mobile plant operator
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Estimated Salary: $55,000*
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If you’re working in or want to work in the civil construction sector, our RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations is right for you.

This civil construction course will develop your skills across a range of tools and equipment, and provide valuable knowledge to help you progress. Our RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations covers a range of skills in areas such as plant operations and equipment, hand and power tools, basic levelling and excavation to prepare you to become a civil construction worker.

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On-the-job training

This civil construction course is hands-on and will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to undertake a range of manual tasks and operate machinery on construction sites.
It is delivered with both theory and practical elements, with a mixture of classroom, group discussions, and individual research.

About the RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operation

Career pathways

After successfully completing the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations, you will have a solid foundation of the skills and knowledge needed to work in the civil construction industry.

What are the entry requirements for the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations?

  • You are over 16 years of age (if you’re under 18, your parent or guardian must sign the enrolment form on your behalf).
  • You are already working within Civil Construction and want to gain additional skills and knowledge or you would like to enter the civil construction industry.
  • Your language, literacy and numeracy will be evaluated to identify any support requirements.

How long does the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations take?

Option 1:  This course is held 3 days per week and runs for 26 weeks.

 

Option 2: This course runs for 50 weeks comprising of:

3 days a week over 12 weeks

1 day a week over 33 weeks

Student will also be provided an additional 5 weeks at the completion of their face to face classes to complete all assessment tasks and practice skills where they are yet to demonstrate competence prior to this time.

Assessment methods

The assessment process for the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations will include written and practical presentations, observation and classroom participation and will require some time away from the training rooms completing assignments.

Materials

Most materials are supplied. Once you’re registered we will be in contact to confirm final unit selection, materials and resource fees.

Become a civil construction worker

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working with civil construction plant and could lead to occupations including Leading Hand (Civil Construction), Site Maintenance Construction Worker, Mobile plant operator , Earth moving plan operator,  Civil construction machine operator, Civil construction general worker, Labourer and Traffic controller.

Tuition fees and payment options

All fees are related to your government eligibility and the state you are living in. Please follow the links below to see the fees and payment options for each state.

VIC // NSW // ACT // QLD

If you have any questions please get in touch with us on 1300 LEGEND.

*Salary sourced from Glassdoor Feb 2021.

Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations - Frequently Asked Questions
What will I learn?

Upon successful completion of our Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations, you will gain a broad range of relevant theoretical knowledge and practical construction skills to:

  • Handle infrastructure materials and civil construction excavator operations
  • Carry out manual excavation
  • Understand how power tools operate
  • Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • Operate small plant equipment including roller operations
  • Safely dispose non toxic materials
Is the Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations nationally recognised?

As a Registered Training Organisation, the training programs of Builders Academy Australia are recognised nationally, providing qualifications issued under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

 

Builders Academy Australia has been awarded:

  • 2018 Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year
  • 2020 Victorian Small Training Provider of the Year
  • 2020 Australian Small Training Provider of the Year

 

What types of career opportunities are available for Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations?

Once you successfully complete this course, you can work in plant operations as a civil construction worker. You can also take your career to the next level with further study.

 

Can I study Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations? Online?

This course involves hands-on training and is offered in-person.

What do I need to start Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations?
  • A computer or laptop with Microsoft Office 
  • Internet access
  • Being available during the hours set on the timetable

 

Is government funding available for me?

BAA’s training services are delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding to eligible students.

Confirm if you’re eligible for government funding online: Funding Eligibility Indicator here.

If you have further questions on course fees, requirements, prior learning and other course enquiries, speak to our course advisors on 1300 534 363

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