Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations - RII30815

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. It reflects the role of a skilled operator working with civil construction plant, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team.


19 units: 14 core; 5 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Conduct civil construction dozer operations; Identify, locate and protect underground services; Conduct tip truck operations; Conduct self-propelled compactor operations; Conduct civil construction tracked front end loader operations; Enter and work in confined spaces; Construct conservation earthworks; Place and fix reinforcement materials; Use hand and power tools; Cut, weld and bend materials; Perform dogging; Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level; Conduct telescopic materials handler operations; Maintain and monitor site quality standards; Work effectively with diversity; Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations; Conduct basic scaffolding operations; Conduct rigid haul truck operations; Respond to site based spills; Conduct articulated haul truck operations; Carry out manual excavation; Conduct paver operations; Operate elevating work platform; Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates; Conduct civil construction grader operations; Load and unload plant; Conduct civil construction scraper operations; Use explosive power tools; Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations; Conduct erosion and sediment control activities; Conduct operations with integrated tool carrier; Conduct continuous bucket trencher operations; Licence to perform dogging; Spread and compact materials manually; Position and set up mobile lighting; Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures; Support plant operations; Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials; Lay pipes; Conduct civil construction water cart operations; Conduct roller operations; Install trench support; Conduct local risk control; Conduct civil construction excavator operations; Conduct pipe layer operations; Repair potholes; Conduct tractor operations; Drain and dewater civil construction site; Conduct backhoe/loader operations; Licence to operate a boom-type elevating work platform (boom length 11 metres or more); Licence to operate a non-slewing mobile crane (greater than 3 tonnes capacity); Operate small plant and equipment; Communicate in the workplace; Provide first aid; Conduct belly dump truck operations; Read and interpret plans and job specifications; Conduct stabiliser operations; Work safely at heights; Plan and organise work; Carry out concrete work; Carry out basic levelling; Control traffic with stop-slow bat; Carry out measurements and calculations

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Katherine Town Centre No info
Palmerston No info
Nhulunbuy Campus No info
CDU Melbourne No info
Alice Springs No info
Tennant Creek Centre No info
CDU Sydney No info
Katherine Rural No info
CDU Waterfront Darwin No info
Jabiru Centre No info
Casuarina No info No
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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