If you want to become highly skilled in the civil and building construction industry, undertaking a comprehensive training course in Certificate III Civil Construction Plant Operations is a smart decision. Based in Geelong over 12 months, this extensive civil construction course provides training on a range of essential skills, ensuring you can play an important role on a busy worksite in the future.

If you choose to participate in the Cert III Civil Construction Plant Operations, you’ll attain the skills and knowledge required to work within the industry both safely and effectively. You’ll learn everything from how to make basic calculations on the worksite to the proper procedures behind disposing of non-toxic materials. In addition, this thorough plant operator course also includes training on how to safely operate a range of worksite machinery, including dozers and skid steer loaders.

This course includes the following:

  • Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • Proper WHS policies and procedures
  • Machinery operation, including dozers, excavators, loaders, skid steers and rollers
  • Handle resources and infrastructure materials
  • Traffic management plans
  • …and much more

Participants attending the Cert III Civil Construction Plant Operations in Geelong will have their training delivered in both face-to-face classroom sessions and through practical learning environments. All students will also have to pass assessments to be deemed competent by our expert assessor. If successful, participants will be awarded a Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations.

Boost your skills today

At MultiSkills Training, our professional team strives to ensure every participant receives the best learning experience from our vocational education and training courses. As one of the most respected training course providers in the industry, we aim to provide exceptional customer service at every turn, while our unmatched industry partnerships ensure we offer students first-rate guidance.

Are you ready to learn a set of new skills that will benefit your long-term prospects? Get in touch with our team to find out more. Simply send us a message via our contact page or chat to our friendly customer service team on 1800SKILLS.

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Important Information

Course Structure

  • RIIMPO318F – Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • RIIMPO320F – Conduct civil construction excavator operations
  • RIIMPO321F – Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations
  • RIIMPO323E – Conduct civil construction dozer operations
  • RIIMPO317F – Conduct roller operations
  • RIIBEF201D – Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM201D – Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICCM202D – Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • RIICCM203D – Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • RIICCM205E – Carry out manual excavation
  • RIICCM206D – Support plant operations
  • RIICCM207D – Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIICCM208D – Carry out basic levelling
  • RIICOM201D – Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIWHS201D – Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIISAM201D – Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of non-toxic materials
  • RIISAM203D – Use hand and power tools
  • RIISAM204D – Operate small plant and equipment
  • RIIWMG203D – Drain and dewater civil construction site
  • RIIWHS205E – Control traffic with a stop-slow bat
  • RIIWHS302E – Implement traffic management plans


  • 44 days (12 months)

Flexible Delivery

  • This course can be delivered to accommodate learning styles and employment arrangements.


  • 351-359 Portarlington Road, Moolap VIC 3224 (Geelong)

Assessment Method

  • All courses conducted are delivered face to face in a classroom setting and practical learning environment.
  • All students will be required to undertake assessments in order for the assessor to deem an individual competent.


  • As MultiSkills Training is not CRICOS approved we are unable to enrol any students that are on a student VISA, if you are on a student VISA you will need to go to a TAFE or RTO that is CRICOS approved.

Entry Requirements

  • Ability to comprehend the English language
  • A USI Number (Unique Student Identifier) Visit: www.usi.gov.au
  • Safety footwear


  • Superseded


Government Funded Students*

  • Government Subsidised – No fee*
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
*For further eligibility information please visit: multiskills.com.au/funded-courses
*For further information on the Victorian Training Guarantee please visit: www.education.vic.gov.au/training/providers/funding/Pages/skillsfirst.aspx
*If you are deemed not yet competent on any unit re-assessment fees will apply. For a full list of the fees please see the link below:
Price list for re-assessment

Non Government Funded Students*

  • Non Government funded student – $4850 per person

*If you are deemed not yet competent on any unit re-assessment fees will apply. For a full list of the fees please see the link below:

Price list for re-assessment

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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