Move up in the world of Civil Construction with Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations. This course will develop your knowledge and talents, allowing you to work as a skilled operator in road construction and maintenance.
Get industry qualified
Expand your job options in a thriving civil construction sector with this nationally recognised qualification. Work as a skilled plant operator in this wide and varied industry.
Earn while you learn
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations is a workplace traineeship allowing you to get started in the civil construction industry without previous experience.
We’ll come out to you to measure your progress and work with your employer to develop your training plan so you get the most out of your course.
CampusesEPPING, WORKPLACE & INDUSTRY
DepartmentAgriculture and Animal Studies
Please contact the Primary Industries Department for more information.
FeesFind out more on fees and charges
Entrance RequirementsThese courses are designed for people who are currently employed in the civil construction industry.
Assessment MethodsVarious forms of assessment may be used including: oral questioning, written tests, assignments, and practical participation.
MaterialsStationery, work clothes and safety boots/shoes.
Pathways to further studyCertificate IV in Civil Construction (under development).
Career PathwaysGraduates of this course have new and/or enhanced skills in the civil construction industry.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|RIIBEF201B||PLAN AND ORGANISE WORK||20|
|RIICCM201A||CARRY OUT MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS||20|
|RIICCM202A||IDENTIFY, LOCATE AND PROTECT UNDERGROUND SERVICES||30|
|RIICCM203A||READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS||40|
|RIICCM204A||PLACE AND FIX REINFORCEMENT MATERIALS||40|
|RIICCM205A||CARRY OUT MANUAL EXCAVATIONS||8|
|RIICCM207A||SPREAD AND COMPACT MATERIALS MANUALLY||12|
|RIICCM208A||CARRY OUT BASIC LEVELLING||8|
|RIICCM209A||CARRY OUT CONCRETE WORK||40|
|RIICOM201A||COMMUNICATE IN THE WORKPLACE||20|
|RIIMPO320B||CONDUCT CIVIL CONSTRUCTION EXCAVATOR OPERATIONS||200|
|RIIMPO321B||CIVIL CONSTRUCTION WHEEL LOADER OPERATIONS||160|
|RIIOHS201A||WORK SAFELY AND FOLLOW OHS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES||20|
|RIIQUA201A||MAINTAIN AND MONITOR SITE QUALITY STANDARDS||20|
|RIIRIS201B||CONDUCT LOCAL RISK CONTROL||20|
|RIISAM201A||SAFELY DISPOSE NON TOXIC MATERIALS||16|
|RIISAM203B||USE HAND AND POWER TOOLS||80|
|RIISAM204B||OPERATE SMALL PLANT AND EQUIPMENT||20|
|RTD2202A||CONDUCT EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL ACTIVITIES||40|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.