RII30820 – Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Course Code and Name:
RII30820 – Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

Qualification Description:
This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as skilled operators with civil construction plant, who apply a broad range of skills in varied work contexts, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. These individuals may provide theoretical advice and support a team.
Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying 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.
Total number of units = 20

  • fifteen (15)

    Core Units of Competency
    RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work
    RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations
    RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services
    RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications
    RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation
    RIICCM206E Support plant operations
    RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually
    RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling
    RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
    RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
    RIISAM201E Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
    RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools
    RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment
    RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
    RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction sites

  • five (5) elective units of which:
    • at least one (1) must be chosen from

      Group A
      RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
      RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations
      RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
      RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
      RIIMPO322E Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operations
      RIIMPO323E Conduct civil construction dozer operations
      RIIMPO324F Conduct civil construction grader operations
      RIIMPO325E Conduct civil construction scraper operations
      RIIMPO327E Conduct pipe layer operations
      RIIMPO337E Conduct articulated haul truck operations
      RIIMPO338E Conduct rigid haul truck operations

    • at least two (2) must be chosen from

      Group B  
      RIICRC308E Conduct paver operations
      RIICRC309E Conduct stabiliser operations
      RIIHAN309F Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
      RIIHAN311F Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier
      RIIMPO315E Conduct tractor operations
      RIIMPO316E Conduct self-propelled compactor operations
      RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations
      RIIMPO326E Conduct water vehicle operations
      RIIMPO328E Conduct continuous bucket trencher operations
      RIIMPO336E Conduct belly dump truck operations
      RIIVEH304E Conduct tip truck operations

    • no more than two (2) may be chosen from

      Group C  
      AHCSAW201 Conduct erosion and sediment control activities
      AHCSAW301 Construct conservation earthworks
      BSBTWK301 Use inclusive work practices
      CPCCCM2007* Use explosive power tools
      Prerequisite unit: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
      CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
      CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
      CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
      HLTAID003 Provide first aid
      RIICCM204E Place and fix reinforcement materials
      RIICCM209E Carry out concrete work
      RIICCM210E Install trench support
      RIICCM211E Construct and dismantle fences and gates
      RIICRC201E Repair potholes
      RIICRC208E Lay pipes
      RIIHAN208E Perform dogging
      RIIHAN211D Conduct basic scaffolding operations
      RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform
      RIIHAN308F Load and unload plant
      RIIQUA201E Maintain and monitor site quality standards
      RIIRIS201E Conduct local risk control
      RIIRIS202E Respond to site based spills
      RIISAM205E Cut, weld and bend materials
      RIISAM213E Position and set up mobile lighting
      RIIWHS202E Enter and work in confined spaces
      RIIWHS204E Work safely at heights
      RIIWHS205E Control traffic with stop-slow bat
      TLILIC0005 Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more)
      TLILIC0008 Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity)

  • no more than one (1) may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.
    1. – OR –
  • at least two (2) must be chosen from group A, and,
  • a further three (3) may be chosen from group A, B, or C
  • no more than one (1) 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 RII 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.