Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

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This qualification 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.

General Course Information

Course CodeRII30815
FacultyVET
SectorVocational Education & Training - VET
AwardCertificate III
Apprenticeship availableYes
Apprentice notes
Year Offered2018 - Intake offered to new and continuing students
Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1
Units RequiredTotal 19Core 14Elective 5
Nominal HoursMinimum 1170Maximum 1230
Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:46 am
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Course Information Contact

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Course's Descriptors


Course Objectives

This qualification 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. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

Course Requirements

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this qualification can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the qualification.

Course Structure

To achieve a Certificate II in Civil Construction Plant Operations a total of NINETEEN (19) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of FOURTEEN (14) core units of competency and FIVE (5) elective units of competency as detailed in the packaging rules.

Unit Summary

Unit CodeTitleHours
Core Units
RIIBEF201DPlan and organise work20
RIIWHS201DWork safely and follow WHS policies and procedures20
RIISAM204DOperate small plant equipment20
RIISAM203DUse hand and power tools80
RIISAM201DHandle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials16
RIICOM201DCommunicate in the workplace20
RIICCM208DCarry out basic levelling16
RIICCM207DSpread and compact materials manually12
RIICCM206DSupport plant operations8
RIICCM205ECarry out manual excavation8
RIICCM203DRead and interpret plans and job specifications40
RIICCM202DIdentify, locate and protect underground services30
RIICCM201DCarry out measurements and calculation20
RIIWMG203DDrain and dewater civil construction site20
Elective Units
RIIMPO326DConduct civil construction water cart operations40
RIIMPO318EConduct civil construction skid steer loader operations80
RIIMPO317EConduct roller operations80
RIIMPO321EConduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations160
RIIMPO320EConduct civil construction excavator operations200

Individual Unit's Descriptors


Core


Plan and organise work

Code - RIIBEF201D Contact Hours - 20
This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to plan and organise work in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
    This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.
      Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

      Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures

      Code - RIIWHS201D Contact Hours - 20
      This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures in the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
          This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.
            Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.
              Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.

              Operate small plant equipment

              Code - RIISAM204D Contact Hours - 20
              This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to operate small plant and equipment in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry.

              Use hand and power tools

              Code - RIISAM203D Contact Hours - 80
              This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to use hand and power tools in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry.
                This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.
                  No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

                  Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials

                  Code - RIISAM201D Contact Hours - 16
                  This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials in the Resources and Infrastructure Industry.

                  Communicate in the workplace

                  Code - RIICOM201D Contact Hours - 20
                  This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to communicate in the workplace within the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.
                    This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.
                      No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

                      Carry out basic levelling

                      Code - RIICCM208D Contact Hours - 16
                      This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to carry out basic levelling in Civil construction.

                      Spread and compact materials manually

                      Code - RIICCM207D Contact Hours - 12
                      This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to spread and compact materials manually in Civil construction.

                      Support plant operations

                      Code - RIICCM206D Contact Hours - 8
                      This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to support plant operations in Civil construction.

                      Carry out manual excavation

                      Code - RIICCM205E Contact Hours - 8
                      This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to carry out manual excavation in Civil construction.

                      Read and interpret plans and job specifications

                      Code - RIICCM203D Contact Hours - 40
                      This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to read and interpret plans and specifications in Civil Construction. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

                      Identify, locate and protect underground services

                      Code - RIICCM202D Contact Hours - 30
                      This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to identify, locate and protect underground services in Civil Construction. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles

                      Carry out measurements and calculation

                      Code - RIICCM201D Contact Hours - 20
                      This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to carry out measurements and calculations in Civil Construction.
                        This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.
                          Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

                          Drain and dewater civil construction site

                          Code - RIIWMG203D Contact Hours - 20
                          This unit develops a participant’s skills and knowledge required to drain and dewater civil construction sites in Civil construction.

                          Elective


                          Conduct civil construction water cart operations

                          Code - RIIMPO326D Contact Hours - 40
                          This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction water cart operations in Civil construction. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

                          Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations

                          Code - RIIMPO318E Contact Hours - 80
                          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations in civil construction.

                          Conduct roller operations

                          Code - RIIMPO317E Contact Hours - 80
                          This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct roller operations in Civil construction. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

                          Conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations

                          Code - RIIMPO321E Contact Hours - 160
                          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction wheeled front end loader operations. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles. Where equipment being assessed requires the fitting and removal of attachments to be demonstrated an integrated tool carrier unit should be used.

                          Conduct civil construction excavator operations

                          Code - RIIMPO320E Contact Hours - 200
                          This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct civil construction excavator operations in Civil construction. This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.
                          Course Authorisation
                          Last updateWednesday, 15 November 2017 10:46 am
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                          Review DateMonday, 27 November 2017 10:13 pm