Certificate III in Civil Construction - RII30919

Builders Academy Australia

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03760B

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.Licensing/Regulatory Information 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.


  • Transport passengers with disabilities
  • Position, set-up and operate a variable message sign
  • Conduct pile driving operations
  • Construct specialised timber deck systems
  • Install noise barriers
  • Use automated paving guidance systems
  • Conduct profile planer operations
  • Operate a truck or trailer mounted attenuator
  • Conduct long line road marking operations
  • Conduct tip truck operations
  • Install pre-cast access chambers
  • Conduct pavement sweeping operations
  • Undertake concreting work on concrete bridges
  • Conduct airless and atomised spraying operations
  • Prepare workplace documents
  • Use communications systems
  • Conduct concrete road curing and texturing operations
  • Insert tie bars in fresh concrete
  • Lay reinforced concrete box culverts
  • Conduct surface shotfiring operations
  • Conduct cast in-situ pilings operations
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Handle and store road marking materials
  • Conduct pedestrian road marking operations
  • Implement traffic management plans
  • Carry out manual handling tasks
  • Support operational plan
  • Conduct road pavement construction
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Escort mobile works
  • Conduct bitumen tanker operations
  • Place and form concrete kerb, channel and fixtures
  • Splice and connect timber members
  • Contribute to team effectiveness
  • Conduct aggregate spreader box operations
  • Handle concrete materials
  • Cut, weld and bend materials
  • Cure concrete
  • Install or replace truss members
  • Perform dogging
  • Conduct underground development shotfiring
  • Licence to erect, alter and dismantle scaffolding basic level
  • Operate a forklift
  • Maintain and monitor site quality standards
  • Load aggregate using purpose built loaders
  • Erect a temporary modular support system (bailey) on an existing bridge
  • Install primary ground support
  • Work effectively with diversity
  • Receive, check and record concrete deliveries
  • Read and interpret maps
  • Conduct fluid assisted directional boring
  • Conduct basic scaffolding operations
  • Line tunnel
  • Fall trees manually (intermediate)
  • Prepare surface for road marking
  • Conduct road marking measuring operations
  • Undertake visual inspection
  • Position, set-up and operate portable traffic signals
  • Respond to site based spills
  • Carry out manual excavation
  • Operate elevating work platform
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Spray linings for existing pipeline systems
  • Conduct patching operations
  • Complete workplace orientation/induction procedures
  • Install utility poles
  • Install sewer pipelines
  • Safely handle bituminous materials
  • Apply risk management processes
  • Lay pavers
  • Roll aggregate in sprayed sealing operations
  • Install pre-cast girders
  • Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates
  • Hand spread asphalt
  • Direct pile driving operations
  • Operate a vehicle loading crane
  • Conduct road construction paver screeding operations
  • Conduct bitumen sprayer operations
  • Muck out tunnel earthworks
  • Conduct tack coat spraying operations
  • Conduct civil construction skid steer loader operations
  • Maintain timber bridges
  • Install pre-cast gully pits
  • Use concreting materials and equipment
  • Escort mobile road marking operations
  • Operate light vehicle
  • Apply risk management processes
  • Apply shot-crete underground
  • Run on-site operations
  • Conduct asphalt paver operation
  • Install raised pavement markers
  • Produce drawings and sketches
  • Install water mains pipelines
  • Install and maintain roadside fixtures
  • Install stormwater systems
  • Control micro tunnelling and pipe-jacking operations
  • Construct, maintain and remove coffer dams
  • Conduct self-propelled aggregate spreader operations
  • Conduct road maintenance operations
  • Produce asphalt products
  • Saw and cut concrete pavements to initiate planned cracks
  • Conduct pipe layer operations
  • Conduct specialised forklift operations
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Conduct skid steer loader operations using attachments
  • Licence to perform dogging
  • Construct underpinning
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Conduct thermo plastic road marking operations
  • Construct and dismantle fences and gates
  • Spread and compact materials manually
  • Setup and maintain concrete paver stringlines
  • Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Operate a bridge inspection unit
  • Support plant operations
  • Undertake on-line replacement for existing pipeline systems
  • Install close-fit linings for existing pipeline systems
  • Handle resources and infrastructure materials and safely dispose of nontoxic materials
  • Conduct earthworks
  • Lay pipes
  • Finish concrete pavements
  • Position, set up and program portable traffic control devices
  • Conduct ride on road marking operations
  • Install tunnelling constructions services
  • Use explosive power tools
  • Install trench support
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Install cure in-place linings for existing pipeline systems
  • Conduct intermediate scaffolding operations
  • Support underground shotfiring operations
  • Conduct local risk control
  • Install pre-cast concrete bridge decks
  • Assemble a temporary modular bridge
  • Install temporary and permanent rock anchors
  • Undertake localised repair and sealing of existing pipeline systems
  • Repair potholes
  • Work as a safety observer/spotter
  • Drain and dewater civil construction site
  • Control traffic with portable traffic control devices and temporary traffic signs
  • Control traffic with stop-slow bat
  • Licence to perform rigging basic level
  • Licence to operate a forklift truck
  • Identify and rectify site operating problems
  • Control construction site water table
  • Operate small plant and equipment
  • Seal concrete pavements
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Place and compact concrete
  • Provide first aid
  • Load and unload plant
  • Construct formwork and false work on concrete bridges
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Take samples of road surfacing materials
  • Maintain concrete bridges
  • Conduct paver screeding operations
  • Maintain sealed roads
  • Install signs
  • Construct portals
  • Direct cast in-situ piling operations
  • Install or replace sub-structure members
  • Install or replace super-structure members
  • Maintain site records
  • Maintain drainage systems
  • Prepare traffic management plans and traffic guidance schemes
  • Renovate large diameter pipes and chambers
  • Read and interpret plans and job specifications
  • Conduct impact moling, ramming and augering operations
  • Conduct stabiliser operations
  • Supervise the application of bituminous sprayed treatments
  • Conduct concrete road paver operations
  • Comply with site work processes/procedures
  • Operate drilling fluids and mud pits
  • Install pre-cast concrete crash barriers
  • Apply bridge durability treatment
  • Work safely at heights
  • Operate mud systems
  • Plan and organise work
  • Install pre-cast parapets
  • Conduct micro surfacing operations
  • Conduct materials transfer vehicle operations
  • Carry out concrete work
  • Install sub-soil drainage
  • Install temporary support members
  • Place and fix reinforcement materials
  • Carry out basic levelling
  • Support shotfiring operations
  • Conduct telescopic materials handler operations
  • Strip pile heads
  • Install slip lining in existing pipeline systems
  • Store, handle and transport explosives
  • Identify, locate and protect underground services
  • Compact asphalt with rollers
  • Excavate tunnel by machine
  • Carry out measurements and calculations

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ballarat No
Bendigo No
Braybrook No
Chadstone No
Corio No
Dandenong No
Echuca No
Ferntree Gully No
Frankston No
Geelong No
Glenroy No
Hallam No
Hampton Park No
Keysborough No
Kyabram No
Lalor No
Melbourne No
Melton No
Pascoe Vale No
Point Cook No
Reservoir No
Ringwood No
Rockbank No
Shepparton No
South Morang No
Springvale No
Warrnambool No

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