Construction/Plumbing/Allied Trades

RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction

This qualification is available as an apprenticeship for people employed in the civil construction industry. It is also available for people currently working in the industry and seeking to gain this qualification through recognition.

The qualification applies to specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing, bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, and general civil construction.

Career Opportunities

People that successfully complete the full qualification can expect to be employed in the role of a skilled operator in the civil construction industry, specialising in the stream completed.

Dates and Times

This qualification is available year round, as it is delivered in the workplace through an apprenticeship.

For more information and advice on all aspects of Australian Apprenticeships, contact your local Apprenticeship Network provider or call the Australian Apprenticeships referral line on 13 38 73. Apprenticeship Network providers are contracted by the Australian Government to provide free Australian Apprenticeships support services to apprentices and employers. If you are a school student thinking of starting an Australian Apprenticeship while still at school, your school careers adviser should be your first point of call for information on Australian Apprenticeships. Useful Links:

Duration

This qualification is generally delivered over 3 years in the workplace, but may be completed earlier depending on the individuals experience.

Learning Options

Learning is primarily completed in the workplace using daily work activities, and under the supervision of an employer/supervisor.

Assessment Process

Assessment of the units in this qualification is generally completed in the workplace, using evidence from workplace activities.

Recognition

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Resources and Equipment

This qualification is delivered on site. Each student must be working on an operating civil construction site, and as such have access to the plant, equipment and materials associated with their job role. The site, plant, equipment and materials must be safe to use.

Fees and Payments

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Pre-Requisites

  • There are no pre-requisites required

Qualification Requirements

TasTAFE offers the following streams that form part of this qualification:

Bituminous Surfacing

Successful completion of twenty five (25) units of competency made up of:

  • 7 core units plus
  • 18 elective units

Bridge Construction and Maintenance

Successful completion of twenty five (25) units of competency made up of:

  • 7 core units plus
  • 18 elective units,

Pipe Laying

Successful completion of twenty five (25) units of competency made up of:

  • 7 core units plus
  • 18 elective units,

Road Construction and Maintenance

Successful completion of twenty five (25) units of competency made up of:

  • 7 core units plus
  • 18 elective units,

Road Marking

Successful completion of twenty two (22) units of competency made up of:

  • 7 core units plus
  • 15 elective units

Civil Construction General

Successful completion of twenty five (25) units of competency made up of:

  • 7 core units plus
  • 18 elective units

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