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RII30815 Cert III Civil Construction Plant Ops

    Vertical Horizonz Australia (RTO 31160)  can assess against this or other combinations of Units of Competency aligned with the needs of your workplace.

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working with civil construction plant, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

Course Details:
The qualification and units of competency you will be studying are:

RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures - Core
RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace - Core
RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work - Core
RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations - Core
RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials - Core
RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools - Core
RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment - Core
RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and specifications - Core
RIICCM206D Support plant operations - Core
RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site - Core
RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation - Core
RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manually - Core
RIICCM208D Carry out basic levelling - Core
RIICCM202D Identify, locate and protect underground services - Core
Group A
RIIMPO318E Conduct Civil Construction skid steer loader operations 
RIIMPO320E Conduct Civil Construction excavator operations 
RIIMPO321E Conduct Civil Construction Wheeled Front End Loader operations
Group B
RIIMPO317E Conduct Roller Operations 
Group C
RIIHAN308E Load and Unload Plant 

A group of at least 4 candidates may select other combinations of electives

The program is delivered over a period of up to 24 months or within a converted timeframe to meet our student's requirements. The package is self-paced supported by face to face training with a particular emphasis on practical training and assessment conducted in the workplace.


The Total cost for the course is $11,500 per person. It is possible you may be eligible for subsidy from one of a number of funding organisations.


Units of competency with a practical application are trained and assessed on–site (in the workplace) and will be conducted in consultation with the employer. Vertical Horizonz Australia (VHA) will endeavour to provide training and assessment within an agreed schedule.

Units of competency with a theory application may be trained and assessed on-site or at Vertical Horizonz Australia (VHA) training facility, 3/94 Delta St, Geebung. Vertical Horizonz Australia (VHA) will endeavour to provide theory training and assessment within a mutually agreed schedule.

Entry Criteria:

To be eligible for course enrolment, students must be at least 18 years of age and be employed by an employer who works within the civil construction industry. Students must hold a General Construction Induction (White Card) prior to enrolment in the course as it is pre-requisite in order to enter any construction industry workplace. This may be obtained after successful completion of: CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

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