Certificate III in Civil Construction

Newskills Ltd

This qualification is part of the Resources and Infrastructure Industry Training Package. It 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. It 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. Apart from the generalist Civil Construction stream, there are streams in: Bituminous Surfacing; Bridge Construction and Maintenance; Pipe Laying; Road Construction and Maintenance; Road Marking; Tunnel Construction; Timber Bridge Construction and Maintenance, and Traffic Management.

Course Fee:

Australian: $5,000

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education. Prerequisite units may apply.


7 core plus specialist units and electives

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Plan and organise work; Carry out measurements and calculations; Read and interpret plans and specifications; Communicate in the workplace; Use hand and power tools; Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures; Operate small plant and equipment. Plus electives.

Further information:

Students seeking a qualification targeted to a specialisation (such as pipe laying or traffic management) should select the required number of electives from the relevant group.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Brisbane No info No 1 year
West Melbourne No info No 1 year
West Melbourne No info No 1 year
Established in 1995, Newskills Ltd is a not for profit Registered Training Organisation, providing skills development to individuals and clients across Australia. Newskills delivers workplace training in transport and logistics, business services, leadership, food processing, polymer processing, competitive manufacturing, horticulture, work education, civil construction and retail. Newskills has a comprehensive approach to quality, compliance and continuous improvement and is ISO registered (ISO 9001:2008). The ethos of Newskills is to provide access to training for all, in a nurturing environment, so that people can change their lives through learning and employment. The strengths of Newskills are engagement with industry, outstanding learner support, dedicated account management, sound enrolment strategies and championing disadvantaged students. This is evidenced by RTO Performance Indicator Report 2014 which shows that 92% of employers would recommend Newskills.

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