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RII30915 Certificate III in Civil Construction

National ID: RII30915 | State ID: AZB0

Are you looking for a career in construction using the largest tools?

When you complete the Certificate III in Civil Construction you'll be building a career as a mobile plant operator, bridge construction worker, pipe layer, or road construction worker.

Two different streams of this course are available at South Metropolitan TAFE, a "General" stream, and a "Pipe laying" stream.

South Metropolitan TAFE provides quality training that serves both employers and employees. Employers gain the benefits of skilled and accredited employees and the employee gains the knowledge, skill, confidence and a sense of pride when completing the qualification. Training for any required gap units can be scheduled to align with workplace operations and may be conducted at the employer’s place of business if required.

The courses cover topics such as:

  • Safety on the work site
  • Safe handling of materials
  • Plant and machinery operation
  • Excavation
  • Levelling
  • Reading plans
  • Earthworks
  • Communication
  • Locate and protect underground services.

All delivery is done off campus at clients' sites or specialised resourced locations in the metro area

The Certificate III in Civil Construction is an apprenticeship: you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.
   

Lower fees, local skillsThis qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Entrance Requirements

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Study pathway

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

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Thornlie - Workplace-Traineeship-Pipelaying

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Thornlie - Workplace-Traineeship

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When All year round
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Thornlie - Workplace-Traineeship

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Traineeship
Workplace
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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Page last updated October 30, 2019