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If you’re looking for a rewarding career in the civil construction industry, consider enrolling in the RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations. Here, we’ll cover what the course includes, the benefits of completing it, and how you can enrol at one of Victoria’s leading providers of civil construction training.

What’s involved in a Cert 3 Civil Construction course?

The RII30820 Certificate III Civil Construction Plant Operations is a nationally recognised qualification that consists of 19 units of competency. These units cover topics such as:

  • Planning and preparing for civil construction plant operations
  • Conducting civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • Performing civil construction excavator operations
  • Conducting civil construction wheeled front-end loader operations
  • Performing civil construction backhoe/loader operations
  • Conducting civil construction grader operations
  • Conducting roller operations
  • Conducting dozer operations
  • Carrying out measurements and calculations
  • Reading and interpreting plans and specifications
  • Applying risk management processes
  • Communicating effectively in the workplace
  • Working effectively in a team
  • Following occupational health and safety policies and procedures

This course is delivered through theory and practical training, with assessments conducted on simulated work sites or real projects. Throughout your training, you will have access to modern facilities and equipment and experienced trainers with extensive industry experience.

What jobs can I apply for with the qualification?

With the skills and knowledge to operate various types of civil construction machinery, you will be able to work on a range of civil construction projects, such as roads, bridges, dams, tunnels and pipelines across a range of sectors, including Civil construction, Mining, Extractive industries, Quarries and Road construction. The kinds of roles you’ll be able to apply for include (but are not limited to) Civil construction plant operators, Road construction workers, Mobile plant operators and Construction workers (civil construction general). 

Jobs across these sectors are in high demand and offer competitive wages, flexible hours and diverse work environments. You can also work on exciting projects that contribute to Australia’s infrastructure development.

What are the benefits of completing it? 

Completing a Cert III In Civil Construction will give you a competitive edge in the civil construction industry. With this qualification, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate your competence and professionalism as a skilled plant operator
  • Increase your employability and career opportunities in a fast-growing sector
  • Enhance your earning potential and job security
  • Expand your knowledge and skills in various aspects of civil construction
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Australia’s infrastructure

RII30820 is also a nationally recognised qualification valued by employers and industry bodies around Australia. This means you will be able to seek civil construction work right across the country. You will also be eligible for further study pathways, such as the RII40715 Certificate IV in Civil Construction Supervision or the RII50415 Diploma of Civil Construction Management.

Why enrol at MultiSkills Training?

One of the best ways to boost your resume and explore new possibilities in the civil and building construction sectors is to obtain a qualification in Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations. By completing your training with MultiSkills, you will acquire the necessary skills to make you an asset on any worksite, regardless of its size or scope.

Subsidised fees

MultiSkills Training offers its RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations course at subsidised fees via the Victorian State Government’s Skills First Program. Skills First funding is not a loan and is provided to eligible students. So whether you’re an apprentice seeking to expand your skills, a worker seeking retraining, a learner needing extra support or a regional student looking for a course in your local area, subsidised training means a reduction in the Cert 3 Civil Construction cost for you. So there is no better time to enrol.

Flexible course structure

The course duration is set to a minimum one-year period but can be extended to two years where required. Each student must attend 40 face-to-face training days at MultiSkills Training facilities. Course delivery is flexible and requires the student to participate in blocks of common skill sets scheduled throughout the course. Where relevant, we can also provide recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfer for eligible candidates.

Industry Expertise

At MultiSkills Training, we provide high-quality training that meets the needs of our students and industry partners. With over 20 years of experience delivering civil construction training across Victoria, our team comprises industry-experienced trainers and a dedicated support staff who can assist you with enrolment, administration, career guidance and student welfare. Our ongoing relationships with employers and industry associations, such as the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) Victoria and The Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA), means we have our finger on the pulse of what training needs the sector needs.

So don’t miss this opportunity to advance your career in civil construction. Contact MultiSkills Training today to learn more about our course dates, fees, entry requirements and funding options. 

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