About this Course

This nationally accredited qualification in RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations enables you to gain skills in mobile plant operations and become a skilled civil worker.


  • – Increase in employee retention
  • – Job satisfaction
  • – Corporate profile enhanced
  • – Improved on-the-job skills
  • – Upskilled Workforce


  • – Earthmoving all-rounder Plant Operator
  • – Civil Construction Workers
  • – Dozer Operator

Federal Funding – $28,000 Wage Subsidy

Businesses may be eligible for the Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements Scheme (BAC) subsidy which covers 50 percent of wages paid to a new or recommencing apprentice or trainee for a 12-month period from the date of commencement, to a maximum of $7,000 per quarter ($28,000 in total)

Apprentices must be signed up into an approved apprenticeship no later than 31st March 2022.

For more information head to:  https://www.dese.gov.au/boosting-apprenticeship-commencements 

This funding is available for new worker trainees only (Eligibility criteria applies)

Funding – Skills Assure (QLD)

If the student meets eligibility to enrol into the apprenticeship the course is funded through the QLD Government Skills Assure Higher
Level Skills program with a mandatory student contribution fee of $1.60 per nominal hour of the training plan.

This Apprenticeship funding is available for QLD apprentices only.

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This qualification is available in Queensland and NSW.

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will attain a Nationally Recognised Qualification in RII30820 Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations which is a total of 20 units of competencies (15 Core units & 5 Electives from Stream 1, 2 or 3)

Core Units

  • RIIBEF201E Plan and organise work
  • RIICOM201E Communicate in the workplace
  • RIIRIS301E Apply risk management processes
  • RIIWHS201E Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • RIICCM201E Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICCM203E Read and interpret plans and job specifications
  • RIICCM202E Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • RIICCM205F Carry out manual excavation
  • RIICCM206E Support plant operations
  • RIICCM207E Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIISAM204E Operate small plant and equipment
  • RIICCM208E Carry out basic levelling
  • RIISAM203E Use Hand and Power Tools
  • RIISAM201E Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
  • RIIWMG203E Drain and dewater civil construction sites

Elective Units – Stream 1

  • RIIHAN308F Load and Unload Plant
  • RIIMPO317F Conduct roller operations
  • RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
  • RIIMPO321F Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

Elective Units – Stream 2

  • RIIHAN308F Load and unload plant
  • RIIHAN311F Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier
  • RIIMPO323E Conduct civil construction dozer operations
  • RIIMPO324F Conduct civil construction grader operations
  • RIIMPO325E Conduct civil construction scraper operations

Elective Units – Stream 3

  • RIICCM210E Install trench support
  • RIIHAN308F Load and unload plant
  • RIIMPO318F Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • RIIMPO320F Conduct civil construction excavator operations
  • RIIMPO337E Conduct articulated haul truck operations

Course Availability & Pricing

This course is scheduled by appointment, please send through your enquiry to our customer service team here.

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Further Information

Recognition of Prior Learning

Each student would be offered the opportunity to undertake a formal Recognition of Prior Learning assessment to determine the extent of any prior learning and on-the-job skills and knowledge, to potentially reduce the amount of training required. Where participants are able to provide sufficient evidence of holding the required skills and knowledge in a unit of competency they may not be required to undertake any training in that unit.

Important Information

If a participant withdraws from a qualification/unit, with less than seven (7) business days notice prior to commencement, Kallibr Training reserves the right to retain the 30% administration booking fee.

No refund will be provided within two (2) business days prior to commencement. No refund will be permitted after course commencement or if a participant fails to attend on the scheduled commencement date.

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