RII30915 – Certificate III in Civil Construction – Road Construction and Maintenance

Course Code and Name:
RII30915 – Certificate III in Civil Construction – Road Construction and Maintenance

Qualification Description:

This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in Civil construction, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge.

The qualification applies to specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing, bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, tunnel construction, timber bridge construction and maintenance, civil construction general and traffic management occupations. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.

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:

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

There are no prerequisites to imported units listed in this qualification.

Requirements for completion of Stream 4 – Road Construction and Maintenance include:
Total number of units = 25


  • Core units of competency  
    Unit code  Unit title 
    RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
    RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations
    RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and specifications
    RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
    RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
    RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment
    RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

    plus
  • 18 elective units, of which:
    • nine (9) must be chosen from

      Group J  
      Unit code  Unit title 
      RIICCM202D Identify, locate and protect underground services
      RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation
      RIICCM206D Support plant operations
      RIICCM207D Spread and compact materials manually
      RIICCM208D Carry out basic levelling
      RIICRC201D Repair potholes
      RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
      RIIWHS302D Implement traffic management plan
      RIIWMG203D Drain and dewater civil construction site

    • at least two (2) must be chosen from

      Group K  
      Unit code  Unit title 
      RIICRC301D Maintain drainage systems
      RIICRC302D Place and form concrete kerb, channel and fixtures
      RIICRC303D Lay pavers
      RIICRC304D Maintain sealed roads
      RIICRC305D Conduct road construction paver screeding operations
      RIICRC306D Conduct earthworks
      RIICRC307D Conduct road pavement construction
      RIICRC309D Conduct stabiliser operations
      RIICRC311D Conduct concrete road paver operations
      RIICRC312D Setup and maintain concrete paver stringlines
      RIICRC313D Conduct concrete road curing and texturing operations
      RIICRC314D Handle concrete materials
      RIICRC315D Use concreting materials and equipment
      RIICRC316D Place and compact concrete
      RIICRC317D Finish concrete pavements
      RIICRC319D Saw and cut concrete pavements to initiate planned cracks
      RIICRC320D Seal concrete pavements
      RIICRC321D Use automated paving guidance systems
      RIICRC322D Receive, check and record concrete deliveries
      RIICRC323D Insert tie bars in fresh concrete

    • at least two (2) must be chosen from

      Group L  
      Unit code  Unit title 
      BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity
      CPCCCM2007 Use explosive power tools
        • Prerequisite unit: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
      CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
      CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging – basic level
        • Prerequisite unit: CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
      CPCCLSF2001A Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding – basic level
      CPCCSF2004A Place and fix reinforcement materials
        • Prerequisite unit: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
      FWPCOT2239 Trim and cut felled trees
      FWPFGM3212 Fall trees manually (intermediate)
      RIICBS202D Hand spread asphalt
      RIICBS203D Safely handle bituminous materials
      RIICBS301D Conduct profile planer operations
      RIICCM209D Carry out concrete work
      RIICCM210D Install trench support
      RIICCM211D Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates
      RIICCM301D Construct and dismantle fences and gates
      RIICPL302D Install storm water systems
      RIICPL304D Install pre-cast gully pits
      RIICPL305D Install pre-cast access chambers
      RIICRC202D Install signs
      RIICRC203D Install sub-soil drainage
      RIICRC204D Install and maintain roadside fixtures
      RIICRC205D Install utility poles
      RIICRC206D Install pre-cast concrete crash barriers
      RIICRC207D Install noise barriers
      RIICRC208D Lay pipes
      RIICRC209D Lay reinforced concrete box culverts
      RIIHAN201E Operate a forklift
      RIIHAN208D Perform dogging
      RIIHAN211D Conduct basic scaffolding operations
      RIIHAN301E Operate elevating work platform
      RIIHAN307E Operate a vehicle loading crane
      RIIIMG301D Maintain site records
      RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
      RIIRIS202D Respond to site based spills
      RIISAM205D Cut, weld and bend materials
      RIIWHS202D Enter and work in confined spaces
      RIIWHS204D Work safely at heights
      RIIWHS205D Control traffic with stop-slow bat
      RIIWMG301D Control construction site water table
      TLID3011 Conduct specialised forklift operations
      TLILIC0003 Licence to operate a forklift truck

    • no more than five (5) may be chosen from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.
    • at least five (5) of the eighteen (18) elective units chosen must be road construction and maintenance (RIICRC) units.

The core and elective unit requirements of one (1) stream must be met for this qualification to be awarded.

All elective units selected for 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.