RII40715 – Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision

Course Code and Name:
RII40715 – Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision

Qualification Description:
This qualification reflects the role of employees working in supervisory positions in civil construction. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply management plans to the workplace.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules
Requirements for completion of the qualification;

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

Successful completion of twelve (12) units of competency made up of:

  • five (5)

    Core Units
    BSBMGT401 Show leadership in the workplace
    BSBMGT402 Implement operational plan
    BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
    RIICWM401D Supervise civil works
    RIIRIS401D Apply site risk management system

    , and

  • seven (7) elective units of which:
    • at least two (2) must be chosen from

      Group A
      LGAWORK401A Develop works maintenance schedule
      LGAWORK402A Prepare for operational works
      MSL924003 Process and interpret data
      MSL975031 Supervise sampling, inspections and testing at construction sites
      • Prerequisite unit: MSL954001A Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan
      • Prerequisite unit: MSL973009A Conduct field-based acceptance tests for construction materials
      MSL975044 Perform complex tests to measure engineering properties of materials
      • Prerequisite unit: MSL974012A Perform tests to determine the properties of construction materials
      • Perequisite unit: MSL973010A Conduct laboratory-based acceptance tests for construction materials OR MSL973013 Perform basic tests
      RIIBLA401D Manage blasting operations
      RIIBLA402D Monitor and control the effects of blasting on the environment
      RIICBS401D Apply the principles for the asphalt paving and compaction
      RIICBS402D Apply the principles for the application of bituminous sprayed treatment
      RIICBS403D Apply the principles for the application of polymer modified binder
      RIICBS404D Apply the principles for the selection and use of bituminous emulsion
      RIICBS405D Apply the principles for the application of slurry surfacing
      RIICBS406D Apply the principles of pavement profiling using a profiler
      RIICBS407D Apply the principles for the manufacture and delivery of hot mix asphalt
      RIICBS408D Apply the principles for the manufacture of cold mix
      RIICBS409D Apply the principles for the manufacture of polymer modified binder
      RIICBS410D Apply the principles for the manufacture of bituminous emulsion
      RIICBS411D Apply the principles for the manufacture of slurry surfacing
      RIICPL401D Apply the principles for the installation of underground service using open excavation
      RIICRC401D Apply the principles of flexible pavement construction
      RIICRC402D Apply the principles of rigid pavement construction
      RIICRC403D Apply the principles of the stabilisation of materials
      RIICRC404D Inspect and report on pavement condition
      RIICRC405D Carry out pavement condition measurement
      RIICRC406D Apply the principles of pavement maintenance
      RIICSG401D Apply the principles of civil concrete structures construction
      RIICSG402D Apply the principles of civil steel structures construction
      RIICSG403D Apply the principles of civil timber structures construction
      RIICSG404D Apply the principles of civil masonry, crib and gabion structure construction
      RIICSG405D Carry out inspections of civil structures
      RIICSG406D Apply principles of maintenance of civil structures
      RIICTC401D Apply the principles of tunnel construction
      RIICTT401D Apply the principles for the installation of underground services using trenchless technology
      RIICTT402D Apply the principles for the repair and rehabilitation of underground services using trenchless technology
      RIICWD525D Select pavement surfacing
      RIICWM402D Supervise civil works contractors
      RIICWM503D Prepare civil works cost estimate
      RIICWM504D Prepare civil works bill of quantities
      RIICWM505D Prepare civil works schedule of rates
      RIIDML401D Apply the principles of demolitions
      RIIMEX403D Apply the principles of canal construction
      RIIMPO402D Apply the principles of earthworks construction

    • at least two (2) must be chosen from

      Group B
      BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
      BSBFIA412 Report on financial activity
      BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
      BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system
      BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
      BSBLED401 Develop teams and individuals
      BSBMGT403 Implement continuous improvement
      BSBPMG413 Apply project human resources management approaches
      BSBPMG416 Apply project procurement procedures
      BSBPMG522 Undertake project work
      BSBSMB403 Market the small business
      BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
      BSBSMB402 Plan small business finances
      BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
      BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities
      LGADMIN417 Conduct community consultations
      LGACOM401A Administer contracts
      LGACOM402A Arrange contracts
      LGACOM409A Prepare tender documentation
      LGACOM410A Prepare response to tenders
      LGADMIN417A Conduct community consultations
      MSL953003 Receive and prepare samples for testing
      MSL973013 Perform basic tests
      MSL973014 Prepare working solutions
      MSL973018 Prepare trial batches for evaluation
      MSL974016 Perform physical and mechanical tests
      MSL974017 Prepare, standardise and use solutions
      MSL974019 Perform chemical tests and procedures
      RIICCR401D Develop and maintain positive community relations
      RIICOM301D Communicate information
      RIICWD503D Prepare work zone traffic management plan
      RIIENV401D Supervise dust and noise control
      RIIGOV401D Apply, monitor and report on compliance systems
      RIILAT402D Provide supervision in the leadership of diverse work teams
      RIIQUA401D Apply a quality management system on site
      RIIRAI402D Apply and monitor site plant and resource management plan
      RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes
      RIIRIS403D Managing and coordinating spill response
      RIISAM401D Apply site plant, equipment and infrastructure management plan
      RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan
      RIIWHS401D Supervise work in confined spaces


    • no more than two (2) units may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

    All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect current occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level.

    There are both licensed and non-licensed units of competency relating to high risk work in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. To be appointed under any statutory requirements in related roles, units of competency should be selected to meet the state/territory licensing requirements.

    There are prerequisites to imported units listed in this qualification. Where a unit is imported as an elective care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisites specified are complied with.