Courses

Certificate III in Civil Construction

RII30915

From January 2019, this course will be offered free of tuition fees for eligible students under the Victorian government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses program, designed to reduce the financial barrier for students wanting to train in courses that lead to jobs in demand from Victorian employers. If you're eligible, the State Government will cover the full cost of your tuition fees for this course, saving you thousands of dollars. Other fees, such as materials and amenities, may still apply. Enquire here or call 9269 8400 to check your eligibility for this offer.

Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Civil Construction workplace traineeship is for existing workers and new starters alike.This course will equip you to work at companies that build and maintain pipelines, sewers, water treatment systems, roads, bridges, subway tunnels and telecommunications.

Create a future in urban infrastructure with this nationally recognised qualification. Industry connections and resources will help make this course your new career direction with a multitude of opportunities. Your Certificate III in Civil Construction prepares you for a huge range of roles, including:

  • Utilities Industry Worker (transmission laying)
  • Tunnel Constructor
  • Road Builder, Marker or Paver
  • Bridge Constructor
  • Leading Hand (civil construction)
  • Timber Bridge Builder
  • Site Maintenance Construction Worker

Our industry-experienced teachers bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to focus on workmanship, instil a sound work ethic and develop skills that are in demand in the industry.

Assessment

We will use various forms of assessment including: oral questions, written tests, assignments and practical participation.

Local Students

Code

RII30915

Campuses

Epping

Department

Agriculture and Animal Studies
03 9269 8400

Duration

Full-time: 12 months

Part-time: 2 years
Workplace traineeship: 2 years

Modes of Delivery

Workplace, Classroom

Fees

From January 2019, this course is offered at $0 tuition for eligible students under the Victorian State Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses program. Note you may still have to pay other fees, such as materials and amenities. Enquire here or call 9269 8400 to check your eligibility for this offer.

Eligible:$1500
Ineligible:$13000
Concession:$300

Enquire now to find out if you are eligible for government funding and other forms of help paying for fees. The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an annual Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250

Find out more on fees and charges

Assessment Methods

Testing Skill records Practical demonstrations

Entrance Requirements

This course is designed for people who are currently employed in the civil construction industry. You are also eligible to enrol without previous experience.

Career Pathways

Working in Civil Construction is both broad and varied. Become a general hand in the construction and maintenance industry and see where your career takes you there is so many options for your future.

Enrolment Intake

  • February
  • July

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.

Code Subjects Hours
AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws 40
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers 35
BSBDIV301 Work effectively with diversity 30
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness 40
FPICOT2239A TRIM AND CROSS CUT FELLED TREES 40
RIIBEF201D PLAN AND ORGANISE WORK 20
RIICBS302D Conduct paver screeding operations 58
RIICCM201D CARRY OUT MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS 30
RIICCM203D READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS 40
RIICCM205E Carry out manual excavation 8
RIICCM208D CARRY OUT BASIC LEVELLING 8
RIICOM201D COMMUNICATE IN THE WORKPLACE 20
RIICRC204D Install and maintain roadside fixtures 30
RIICRC303D LAY PAVERS 24
RIICRC306D CONDUCT EARTHWORKS 80
RIIHAN301D Operate elevating work platform 40
RIIHAN308E Load and unload plant 20
RIIMPO318E Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations 80
RIISAM201D Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials 16
RIISAM203D USE HAND AND POWER TOOLS 80
RIISAM204D OPERATE SMALL PLANT AND EQUIPMENT 20
RIIWHS201D WORK SAFELY AND FOLLOW OHS POLICY AND PROCEDURES 20
RIIWHS205D CONTROL TRAFFIC WITH STOP-SLOW BAT 8
RIIWHS302D IMPLEMENT TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT PLAN 20

Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.