This qualification reflects the role of a skilled operator working in Civil construction, who applies a broad range of skills in a varied work context, using some discretion and judgement and relevant theoretical knowledge.

The qualification applies to specialist occupations in bituminous surfacing, bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, tunnel construction, timber bridge construction and maintenance, civil construction general and traffic management occupations. The individual may provide theoretical advice and support a team

Course Details


Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards

Delivery Method



24 months

Career Opportunities

- Construction Worker
- Labourer
- Traffic Controller


7 Core , 18 electives*

  • RIIBEF201D Plan and organise work
  • RIICCM201D Carry out measurements and calculations
  • RIICCM203D Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • RIICOM201D Communicate in the work place
  • RIISAM203D Use hand and power tools
  • RIISAM204D Operate small plant and equipment
  • RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • BSBCUS301* Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • BSBFLM312* Contribute to team effectiveness
  • BSBFLM305* Support operational plan
  • RIICBM301D* Maintain concrete bridges
  • RIICBS303D* Conduct materials transfer vehicle operations
  • RIICFW303D* Install primary ground support
  • RIICRC306D* Conduct earthworks
  • RIICTC305D* Construct portals
  • RIIHAN301D* Operate elevating work platform
  • BSBDIV301* Work Effectively with diversity
  • RIICCM206D* Support plant operations
  • RIICCM207D* Spread and compact materials manually
  • RIICRC202D* Install signs
  • RIIRIS202D* Respond to site based spills
  • RIIRIS201D* Conduct local risk control
  • RIIWHS202D* Enter and work in confined spaces
  • CPCCCM1013A* Plan and organise work
  • RIIIMG301D* Maintain site records

Entry Requirement

There are no specified entry requirements; however all prospective students are to have a personal interview to assess their suitability for the course and they also are required to undertake an LLN screening evaluation.


Short Answer Questions, Projects, Case Studies, Reports, Logbook, Portfolios and Scenarios