RII30813 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Construction Workers


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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.

Packaging Rules

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

Successful completion of nineteen (19) units of competency made up of:


Core units of competency

Unit code            Unit title
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
RIICCM205D       Carry out manual excavation
RIICCM206D       Support plant operations
RIICCM207D       Spread and compact materials manually
RIICCM208D       Carry out basic levelling
RIICOM201D      Communicate in the workplace
RIIWHS201D       Work safely and follow WHS 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

Unit code            Unit title
CPCCCM2007B  Use explosive power tools
HLTAID003          Provide first aid
RIICCM204D       Place and fix reinforcement materials
RIICCM209D       Carry out concrete work
RIICCM210D       Install trench support
RIICCM211D       Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates
RIICRC201D         Repair potholes
RIICRC208D         Lay pipes
RIIHAN208D       Perform dogging
RIIHAN211D       Conduct basic scaffolding operations
RIIHAN301D       Operate elevating work platform
RIIHAN308D       Load and unload plant
RIIWHS202D       Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS204D       Work safely at heights
RIIWHS205D       Control traffic with stop-slow bat
RIIQUA201D       Maintain and monitor site quality standards
RIIRIS201D          Conduct local risk control
RIIRIS202D          Respond to site based spills
RIISAM205D       Cut, weld and bend materials
RIISAM213D       Position and set up mobile lighting
AHCSAW201A    Conduct erosion and sediment control activities
AHCSAW301A    Construct conservation earthworks

Group B

Unit code            Unit title
RIIMPO318D      Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
RIIMPO319D      Conduct backhoe/loader operations
RIIMPO320D      Conduct civil construction excavator operations
RIIMPO321D      Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
RIIMPO322D      Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operations
RIIMPO323D      Conduct civil construction dozer operations
RIIMPO324D      Conduct civil construction grader operations
RIIMPO325D      Conduct civil construction scraper operations
RIIMPO327D      Conduct pipe layer operations

Group C

Unit code            Unit title
RIICRC308D         Conduct paver operations
RIICRC309D         Conduct stabiliser operations
RIIHAN309D       Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
RIIMPO315D      Conduct tractor operations
RIIMPO316D      Conduct self propelled compactor operations
RIIMPO317D      Conduct roller operations
RIIMPO326D      Conduct civil construction water cart operations
RIIMPO328D      Conduct continuous bucket trencher operations
RIIMPO336D      Conduct belly dump truck operations
RIIMPO337D      Conduct articulated truck operations
RIIMPO338D      Conduct rigid  haul truck operations
RIIVEH304D        Conduct tip truck operations

Group D

Unit code            Unit title
CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
CPCCLSF2001A  Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
TLILIC2005A        Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 meters or more)


This qualification is recognised within the Australian Qualifications Framework

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