This certificate III civil construction plant operations 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. Successful participants may provide theoretical advice and support a team. The course is designed for individuals to gain the skills and knowledge required to work safely and competently across a range of work tasks that are carried out regularly within civil construction. Training and assessment for skid steer loader, excavator, wheeled front end loader, roller and backhoe/loader are also included in this course. Upon successful completion participants are awarded a Cert III Civil Construction Plant Operations.

This course includes the following:

  • Read and interpret plans and specifications and using measurements and calculations
  • Planning for civil construction job specifications
  • Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Operating small plant and equipment

…PLUS the following Plant operator tickets

  • Skid steer
  • Excavator
  • Roller
  • Front end loader
  • Backhoe / Loader
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Name Course Start Date Course End Date
Certificate III - Plant Operations - Job Ready Program - 11 - Geelong 07/06/2024 05/06/2025
Certificate III - Plant Operations - Job Ready Program - 11 - Werribee 07/06/2024 05/06/2025
Certificate III - Plant Operations - Job Ready Program - 13 - Geelong - Weekend 06/07/2024 03/07/2025
Name Course Start Date Course End Date
Certificate III - Plant Operations - Job Ready Program - 11 - Geelong 07/06/2024 05/06/2025
Certificate III - Plant Operations - Job Ready Program - 13 - Geelong - Weekend 06/07/2024 03/07/2025
Name Course Start Date Course End Date
Certificate III - Plant Operations - Job Ready Program - 11 - Werribee 07/06/2024 05/06/2025

Important Information

Course Structure & Packaging

20 Units of Competency: 15 Core / 5 Electives

  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
  • RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling
  • RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation
  • RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIMPO319E Conduct backhoe/loader operations
  • RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
  • RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
  • RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations
  • RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction sites
  • RIISAM201E Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
  • RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment
  • RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications
  • RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIICCM206E Support plant operations
  • RIISAM203E Use hand and power tools
  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

Duration

The course can be completed over 12 months at MultiSkills Training facilities. The delivery of the course is set and requires the student to attend blocks of common skill sets in order, which are scheduled throughout the duration of the course.

Delivery Mode

  • Face-to-Face

Assessment Methods

 Assessment will include:

  • Practical Demonstration & Observation
  • Projects / Portfolios
  • Written questioning
  • Verbal Questioning
  • Scenario & case studies – Problem solving

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must be aged 17 or over at the time of course commencement
  • Applicants are expected to have literacy and numeracy skills at Year 10 or Australian Core Skills Framework Level 3. This entry requirement is assessed at the time of enrolment via a pre-training review.
  • Australian or New Zealand Citizens or Holder of a Permanent Visa
  • Asylum seekers – If you are an asylum seeker, you may be eligible under the Asylum seeker VET program.
  • A USI Number (Unique Student Identifier)

Fees

Government Funded Students*

  • Government Subsidised  $ 250.00
  • Government Subsidised Concession $ 50.00
Statement of fees
*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrollment
*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding & conditions apply – for more information please go to www.multiskills.com.au/government-subsidised-training
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*For further information on the Victorian Training Guarantee please visit: https://www.skills.vic.gov.au/s/how-to-check-your-eligibility#

Re-assessment Fees

  • If you are deemed Not Yet Competent (NYC) on any unit of competency, re-assessment fees will apply. For a full list of fees, please contact us.

Non Government Funded Students*

  • Non Government funded student – $9,000 per person

Contact Us

If you require further information or would like to book, please contact our friendly administration team on 1800SKILLS or email us at info@multiskills.com.au

A valuable addition to your skillset

Adding to your resume by completing a qualification in Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations is a great way to open up new opportunities across the dynamic and exciting civil and building construction industries. Training with MultiSkills will enable you to learn the skills needed to make you a valuable addition to any worksite, big or small.

We employ industry experts to train students through practical and knowledge-based coursework. Our mission is to empower Victorian students to realise their full potential through a high-quality learning experience.

The Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations course is delivered out of two state-of-the-art facilities in Melbourne and Geelong, making it easier for people across the state to find high-quality training in accessible locations.

We want to help students across Victoria gain the skills that they need to move into the civil and building construction industries. It is important to us that each and every student feels prepared, confident and supported by our team at MultiSkills. Contact us now to speak about your future goals and to learn how we can help to put things into motion.

MultiSkills can also help you to build your skills and get the tickets that you need in a range of other areas. We offer courses for elevated work platforms and working at heights. You’ll become a valuable addition to any worksite with these tickets and licences.

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